Lawful casualty or victim of a war crime?
Jan. 26, 2018 9:15 AM
International law protects fighters and civilians differently. Establishing who has been a victim of a war crime and who has been a lawful casualty of war is not always easy.
They can't be that dangerous, they're only women
Sep. 28, 2017 11:36 AM
Female foreign fighters are framed as delusional, emotionally unstable, and naïve jihadi brides in search of a husband. This narrative can be dangerous, explains Ester Strømmen at PluriCourts.
Lawyers in problematic dual role as arbitrators
Sep. 5, 2017 4:53 PM
New research from PluriCourts reveals a tight network of actors shifting between the roles of lawyer and arbitrator in investment treaty arbitration.
Do gay asylum seekers have to feel shame?
June 26, 2017 8:03 AM
Norwegian immigration authorities are on the lookout for shame, taboo and stigma when they assess the sexual orientation of asylum seekers. This practice is problematic and may violate human rights, says a researcher.
Book Launch: The Research Handbook on International Law and Peace
Dec. 9, 2019 4:00 PM
UN Secretary General António Guterres observed that: “We are a world in pieces. We need to be a world at peace”. UiO Professor Cecilia Bailliet created the first law course on the Right to Peace at UiO and is proud to present this unique publication which explains the status of Peace as a key aim of the UN Charter and deserves renewed attention by academics, policymakers and practioners.
International Governance Lunch: Power to punish: International Criminal justice and penal humanitarianism
Dec. 10, 2019 12:00 PM
Introduction by Kjersti Lohne
PluriCourts Lunch Seminar
Dec. 11, 2019 12:15 PM
PluriCourts Lunch Seminar with Jay Krehbiel.
Legal Reading Group: The International Rule of Law in Light of Legitimacy Claims
Dec. 12, 2019 2:00 PM
Julie Crutchley introduces "The International Rule of Law in Light of Legitimacy Claims" in H. Krieger et al., The International Rule of Law: Rise or Decline? (OUP, 2019)