Webpages tagged with «Human Rights» - Page 7

Published Aug. 13, 2015 1:41 PM

During this MultiRights seminar Professor of Philosophy and Law, University of Miami, Jim W. Nickel, will speak about the support and conflict within systems of rights. Jim W. Nickel teaches and writes in human rights law and theory, jurisprudence, and political philosophy. He is the author of "Making Sense of Human Rights"(2nd ed. 2007) and many articles in philosophy and law. 

Published July 17, 2015 1:35 PM

PluriCourts researcher Malcolm Langford published an article in the Oslo Law Review, 2015, Issue 1, 36-85. Read the article

Published June 22, 2015 1:21 PM

PluriCourts coordinator Cecilia Bailliet edited a special issue in the Nordic Journal of International Law (Volume 84, Issue 2, 2015). Read the issue here.

Published June 18, 2015 4:03 PM

in this article, PluriCourts director Geir Ulfstein focuses on other international instruments as an argument for dynamic (evolutive) interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Read the article (SSRN).

Published June 16, 2015 4:01 PM

By Nino Tsereteli, PhD Candidate, MultiRights

Published June 15, 2015 3:41 PM

"The states parties must have intended that the Convention should serve its purpose of protecting human rights under changing circumstances and developments in societal values", PluriCourts director Geir Ulfstein said at a conference organised by the European Court of Human Rights. View the video (starting at 02:30) or read the text of the presentation (SSRN).

Published May 20, 2015 9:58 AM

In this MultiRights seminar Professor Janneke Gerards will present her paper "Procedural Review of the European Court of Human Rights - a Typology". The speaker is professor of European Law and head of the department of European and International Law at the Radbound University.

Published May 13, 2015 1:32 PM

An article by postdoctoral fellow Shakira Bedoya Sanchez and Dr. Markus Virgil Hoehne will be published shortly by Berghahn Books as part of a volume entitled 'Universalism vs. Relativism: Human Rights in Anthropological Perspective'.

World Court of Human Rights
Published Apr. 30, 2015 11:29 AM

Martin Scheinin is discussing the draft to his newest book at an upcoming MultiRights book workshop.

Published Apr. 15, 2015 2:57 PM

PluriCourts invites scholars to apply for visiting research fellowship at PluriCourts throughout the year (with an exemption for the holiday period (1 July – 15 August) .

The duration of the contracts is 3 – 12 months. The candidate must hold a doctoral degree in political science, philosophy or law.

Published Apr. 14, 2015 2:43 PM

During this MultiRights seminar Professor Dr. Jan Wouters will present his paper "Assessing the contribution of the international judiciary to the rule of law: elements of a roadmap".

Published Apr. 13, 2015 1:43 PM

Scholars are invited to submit paper proposals for the workshop "The European Court of Human Rights: Promoter or Predator of Democratic Transitions?", which takes place 19-20 September in Istanbul. The deadline for submitting an abstract is 1 August, and the deadline for submitting a full paper is 1 September.

Published Apr. 9, 2015 9:19 AM

In her new article, Postdoctoral Fellow Amrei Müller studies the relationship between the provision of health care and conflict situations. The article was published in (2014) 32 Wisconsin International Law Journal 415. Read the article.

Published Apr. 8, 2015 3:42 PM

In this MultiRights seminar Shai Dothan will present his paper "Why granting states a margin of appreciation supports the formation of a genuine European consensus". 

Published Mar. 26, 2015 11:24 AM

The speaker in this MultiRights seminar is Andrew Drzemczewski, the Head of the Parlamentary Assembly’s Legal Affairs and Human Rights Department.

Published Mar. 24, 2015 4:52 PM

Professor Cecilia M. Bailliet has recently published an article entitled "National Case Law as a Generator of International Refugee Law: Rectifying an Imbalance within the UNHCR Guidelines on International Protection". Read the article in the Emory International Law Review.

Published Mar. 23, 2015 3:14 PM

This workshop will consider the current status of the margin of appreciation doctrine and reflect on how the principle of subsidiarity does and should inform the ECtHR’s practice of affording states such margin.

Published Mar. 22, 2015 4:06 PM

The 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL)will take place in Oslo, Norway. The Conference will focus on the judicialization of international Law.

Published Mar. 16, 2015 3:56 PM

PluriCourts Postdoctoral Fellow Claudio Corradetti edited a book together with Nir Eiskovits (Suffolk University, Boston) and Jack Volpe Rotondi (United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley): Ashgate 2014. Access the e-book.

Published Mar. 11, 2015 3:23 PM

In this MultiRights Seminar Nora Sveaass, Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology of the University of Oslo, will share some experiences from her work in the UN Committee against Torture and the UN Sub-committee on Prevention of Torture.

Published Mar. 11, 2015 10:39 AM

In this MultiRights Seminar Dr Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou will address the question of legitimacy of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR or Court).

Published Mar. 6, 2015 9:20 AM

Amrei Müller, Post-Doctoral Fellow at PluriCourts, published an article entitled "Oslo – Strasbourg – back to Oslo and/or into Wider Europe? The ECtHR's Engagement with the Decisions of Norwegian Courts for Strengthening the Convention System as a Cooperative System" in the Nordic Journal of Human Rights (vol.33, issue 1, pp.11-51). Read the article.

Professorboligen
Published Mar. 5, 2015 10:40 AM

This year's annual conference will focus on the performance of international courts, and will feature many prominent speakers.

Published Mar. 4, 2015 2:52 PM

PluriCourts and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights welcome you to the book launch of “Promoting Peace Through International Law”, edited by Professors Cecilia Marcela Bailliet and Kjetil Mujezinovic Larsen.

Published Feb. 12, 2015 12:14 PM

Book chapter by PluriCourts co-director Geir Ulfstein, published in International Law and Changing Perceptions of Security, edited by Jonas Ebbesson, Marie Jacobsson, Mark Klamberg, David Langlet, and Pål Wrange (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2014, pp.296-306). Read the article (pdf).