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.
Ensuring and Balancing the Rights of Defendants and Victims at International and Hybrid Criminal Courts
Aug. 30, 2018 9:00 AM
This conference will comprehensively and critically evaluate the rights of defendants and victims before ICTs. It brings together a mix of practitioners from the field of international criminal justice and scholars to exchange perspectives and to debate and discuss the issues.
Responding to Legitimacy Challenges: Opportunities and Choices for the European Court of Human Rights
Sep. 21, 2018 12:00 AM
This workshop will explore some challenges faced by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) through informal exchanges between academics and members of the Court.
Researchers meet the Court!
Religion and Ethnicity on the International Bench
Oct. 4, 2018 9:00 AM
The conference is the third in the workshop series "Identity on the International Bench" organized by PluriCourts.