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Published Sep. 11, 2019 3:55 PM

Tommaso Pavone joined PluriCourts in the beginning of September, as a postdoctoral fellow in political science.

Published Sep. 11, 2019 2:01 PM

Jay Krehbiel is an Assistant Professor in political science at West Virginia University, and will be a Fulbright fellow at PluriCourts during the fall semester.

Published Sep. 4, 2019 2:06 PM

PluriCourts hosts a one week intensive interdisciplinary Ph.D.-course on the legitimacy of international law and international institutions, with a particular focus on international courts, in Oslo, Norway, May 11 to May 15 2020.

Published Aug. 15, 2019 3:35 PM
Published Aug. 15, 2019 3:35 PM

On 21 June 2019, the first Expert Meeting of the State Consent to International Jurisdiction will take place in Geneva, in cooperation with the Geneva Center for International Dispute Settlement (CIDS).

Photo of Nicola Strain presenting at SIEL PEPA
Published Aug. 15, 2019 3:35 PM

At the end of May, Nicola Strain presented her paper titled "The Murky Waters of Jurisdiction and Applicable Law in International Economic Disputes" at the 8th SIEL PEPA Conference at King's College, London.

Photo of Emma Brandon, Freya Baetens and Nicola Strain
Published Aug. 15, 2019 3:34 PM

The State Consent to International Jurisdiction (SCIJ) project started one year ago. Below we present a brief overview of what we have accomplished so far, and our plans for the near future.

Published June 13, 2019 11:54 AM

Julie Crutchley is a PhD Candidate at City, University of London.

Published June 12, 2019 3:03 PM

Associate Professor Yifeng Chen will be a guest researcher at PluriCourts in June and July.

Published Apr. 24, 2019 1:29 PM

Laura Fischer will be a guest researcher at PluriCourts from April to June.

Published Apr. 4, 2019 8:42 AM

Julian Dederke is visiting PluriCourts in April and May.

Published Mar. 14, 2019 9:05 AM

Postdoctoral Fellow Joanna Nicholson has written an opinion piece in Klassekampen on IS soldiers as victims of war crimes.

Published Mar. 1, 2019 8:32 AM

Geir Ulfstein and Morten Ruud have published a comment on Juridika  related to the Supreme Court verdict on catching of snow crab on the continental shelf around the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard.

Published Feb. 28, 2019 12:00 PM

Reto Walther is a guest researcher at PluriCourts from January to June.

Published Jan. 17, 2019 9:56 AM

LEGINVEST and PluriCourts, in collaboration with Monash University and the Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, are organizing an international symposium on the legitimacy and increasingly important role for international investment law and arbitration in the protection of international human rights.

Published Jan. 3, 2019 7:45 AM

PluriCourts and the editorial team of Global Constitutionalism invite contributions for its upcoming workshop, 6 July 2019 at WZB Berlin Social Science Center. The deadline for submission is February 28, 2019.

Published Nov. 12, 2018 3:24 PM

Doctoral Research Fellow Tarald Laudal Berge and professor Malcolm Langford comment on the negotiations over how to reform investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) that took place under the auspices of the United Nations in Vienna last week. Almost 100 states were present to discuss the need to establish a new system for resolving disputes between multinational corporations and states.

Published Oct. 31, 2018 8:25 AM

iCourts Centre of Excellence and PluriCourts invites to a joint summer school in Copenhagen June 18-22. 

Published Oct. 23, 2018 3:26 PM

Call for papers:

The ISDS Academic Forum, together with PluriCourts Centre for Excellence (LEGINVEST) and Forum for Law & Social Science at the University of Oslo, will host a workshop on reforming international investment arbitration in Oslo 1-2 February 2019. 

Submission Deadline: 1 December 2018. 

Published Oct. 10, 2018 10:22 AM

Multilevel Separation of Authority - Autonomy and International Courts

PluriCourts invites contributions for its upcoming workshop on "The Political and Legal Theory of International Courts and Tribunals: Multilevel Separation of Authority - Autonomy and International Courts" in June 24-26, 2019, Oslo.

Deadline for submission is December 1 2018.  

Published Sep. 21, 2018 1:28 PM

Postdoctoral fellow Joanna Nicholson comments on the US National Security Adviser John Bolton's threats against the International Criminal Court. 

Picture of Laura Létourneau Tremblay, Martin Westergren, Runar Hilleren Lie, Nicola Strain and Emma Brandon
Published Sep. 19, 2018 3:41 PM

This semester PluriCourts welcomes five new employees - four PhD Fellows and one Postdoctoral Fellow.

Published Aug. 2, 2018 10:03 PM
Published Mar. 20, 2018 12:57 PM

PluriCourts Director Geir Ulfstein was March 15 elected as a member of the Humanities and Social Sciences Division – Law Group.

Published Mar. 1, 2018 1:43 PM

PluriCourts Co-Directors Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal published an op-ed in the Norwegian newspaper Klassekampen. Read the op-ed (in Norwegian; full text pdf).