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.
PluriCourts Lunch Seminar: Reforming the Investment Treaty System
Sep. 22, 2021 12:15 PM
Wednesday Lunch Seminar with visiting research fellow Taylor St John.
Midway Assessment: Aligning the International Investment System with Environmental Protection - Synergies or Discord
Sep. 30, 2021 1:00 PM
PhD candidate Laura Létourneau-Tremblay at the PluriCourts Centre is presenting her PhD project "Aligning the International Investment System with Environmental Protection: Synergies or Discord".
Book launch: The Construction of the Customary Law of Peace: Latin America and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Oct. 1, 2021 4:30 PM
The Faculty of Law has the pleasure of inviting you to the launch of Cecilia Bailliets new book «The Construction of the Customary Law of Peace: Latin America and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights». The book will be presented by professor Thomas Antkowiak, Seattle University School of Law (live stream from USA), and professor Benedicte Bull, UiO.
PluriCourts Research Conference on Compliance Mechanisms
Oct. 27, 2021 12:00 AM
PluriCourts will hold a two day research conference on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 October to discuss the progress on the project “International Courts versus Compliance Mechanisms: Comparative advantages of non-compliance mechanisms and complaint procedures.”