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Time and place: Sep. 10, 2015 9:00 AMSep. 12, 2015 2:00 PM, Law faculty, University of Oslo

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.

Time and place: Aug. 27, 2015 9:00 AMAug. 28, 2015 5:00 PM, Professorboligen, University of Oslo

This workshop will bring together some 25 scholars from multiple disciplines who are conducting empirical research in the field of investment treaty arbitration.

Time and place: Aug. 26, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Domus Nova, 5th Floor, Room 571

In this lunch presentation, Professor Alec Stone Sweet will share his views on the evolution of the international treaty arbitration system.

Time and place: Aug. 25, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, St. Olavs plass 5, Domus Nova, 5th floor, room 571

In this International Law Lunch Kjell Kristian Egge (Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs) will present the process to develop an international legally binding agreement on marine biological diversity.

Time and place: Aug. 24, 2015 12:30 PM1:30 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, Room 571

During this Reading Seminar the following article will be discussed: Raz, J. (2006). "The problem of authority: Revisiting the service conception." Minnesota Law Review 90(4): 1003-1044

Claudio Corradetti will give a 15 minute presentation of the text, before we open up for a general discussion.

Chair: Silje Aambø Langvatn

Time and place: Aug. 19, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Domus Nova, 5th Floor, room 571

Gus Van Harten, professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, will present his ongoing research focusing on regulatory chill and investment treaties. Do investsment treaties constrain regulatory space?

Time and place: Aug. 11, 2015 12:00 PM2:15 PM, Domus Nova, 5th Floor, room 571

Informative discussion between the civil society and academica on the possible challenges of Norway's New Model BIT.

Time and place: June 25, 2015 3:15 PM4:15 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, Room 571

In this International Law lunch the guest speaker Professor Dr. Mattias Kumm will talk about the Investor - State dispute settlement in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the EU - Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

Time and place: June 22, 2015 9:00 AMJune 26, 2015 6:00 PM, iCourts, Copenhagen

The Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) and PluriCourts are hosting a high-level summer school for PhD students working on international law and with a special interest in interdisciplinary studies of international law and its social and political context.

We particularly welcome students and scholars who are writing up a PhD thesis that involves an interdisciplinary study of one or more international courts.

Time and place: June 18, 2015 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Room 571, Domus Nova, St. Olavs plass 5

How do judges of the Turkish Constitutional Court approach international Law? Do they participate in a dialogue with other judges in the international arena? Guest researcher Ikboljon Qoraboyev (Turgut Özal University, Ankara) will present his on-going research project.

 

Time and place: June 17, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, room 571

In this PluriCourts lunch Kjersti Lohne, researcher at the Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law at the UiO, will talk about the role of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the international criminal justice process.

The Fulbright Foundation
Time and place: June 1, 2015 12:30 PM2:00 PM, 571, 5. Etasje, Domus Nova

PluriCourts and Fulbright are organizing a joint event to inform about the various opportunities for studying in the United States on a Fulbright grant at the Masters, PhD, and research level.

Time and place: May 27, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Nova, 5th floor, room 571

During his presentation at this PluriCourts lunch Johann Ruben Leiss will outline and analyse the framework  of the International Court of Justice's (ICJ's) jurisdiction and will discuss to what extent "modern international law" must change our perception of the court's jurisdiction.

Professor Allen Buchanan
Time and place: May 21, 2015 5:00 PM6:30 PM, Professorboligen (Karl Johans gate 47)

Professor Allen Buchanan of Duke University will hold the Annual Lecture on May 21.

Professorboligen
Time and place: May 21, 2015 8:30 AM6:30 PM, Professorboligen (Karl Johans gate 47)

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

Time and place: May 20, 2015 12:15 PM2:00 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, Room 571

The speaker at this PluriCourts lunch, John Cerone, is the Distinguished Chair in Human Rights & Humanitarian Law at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute (Lund University Faculty of Law) and a Fulbright Intercountry Lecturing Program Scholar.

Time and place: May 13, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, room 571

Was the Congress a forerunner for today's international courts? In this PluriCourts lunch Professor Dag Michalsen will discuss some interpretations of the historical role of the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815) as possible predecessor to modern international judicial institutions.

Time and place: May 11, 2015 2:15 PM3:15 PM, St. Olavs plass, Domus Nova,5th floor, room 571

In this seminar, Professor Steven Freeland will discuss the interaction between warfare and environmental destruction and argue for the inclusion of the crime of ‘crimes against the environment’ in the ICC Statute. All welcome!

Time and place: May 7, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Domus Nova, 5th Floor, room 571

In this PluriCourts lunch, Professor Michael Byers will focus on different issues regarding the sovereignty of the North Pole. Who controls the Northwest Passage? Who owns the oil and gas beneath the Arctic Ocean? Which territorial claims will prevail, and why — those of the United States, Russia, Canada, or the Nordic nations?  How do we protect the fragile Arctic environment ?

Time and place: May 6, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Nova, 5th floor, room 571

In this PluriCourts lunch Professor Ola Mestad will discuss different practices of and approaches to the National Contact Points that are established according to the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.

Time and place: May 5, 2015 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Karl Johans gate 47, Domus Media, Room: Kjerka

Presentation by Professor Shen Wei from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. This is a joint event organized by the Research Group Companies, Markets, Society and the Environment, the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law and PluriCourts (as a part of the International Law lunches series).

Time and place: Apr. 29, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, room 571

During this PluriCourts lunch postdoctoral fellow Silje Aambø Langvatn will address the question of whether the Interantional Courts should should use public reason.

Time and place: Apr. 16, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, Room 571

During this International Law lunch Professor Hans Petter Graver will talk about how judges participate in the transformation of rule of law to legal evil.

Time and place: Mar. 26, 2015 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Domus Nova, room 571

At this lunch seminar, Sharanjeet Parmar will present her Chapter from the PluriCourts book on International Sexual and Reproductive Rights Lawfare. All welcome!

Time and place: Mar. 25, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Nova, 5th floor, room 571

During this PluriCourts lunch Postdoctoral Fellow Malcolm Langford will present his experimental study of the relationship between courts and public opinion.