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Time and place: Dec. 18, 2012 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Seminar Room, First Floor, NCHR (Cort Adelers gate 30)

PhD. candidate Nino Tsereteli will present the latest advances of her work. 

All welcome!

Time and place: Nov. 29, 2012 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Meeting Room, Second Floor, NCHR.

The MultiRights Reading Group will meet to discuss Yuval Shany's new article "Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts: A goal-approach", 106 Am.J. Int'l L. 225 (2012)

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Time and place: Nov. 27, 2012 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Seminar Room, First Floor, NCHR (Cort Adelers gate 30)

Post doc Amrei Mueller at the 'Judicial Dialogues on the Rule of Law: Interactions between the National Courts and the European Court of Human Rights' project will give an introduction to her research at the MultiRights Seminar.

All welcome!

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2012 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Meeting Room, Second Floor, NCHR.

The MultiRights Reading Group will meet to discuss Beth Simmon's "Mobilizing for Human Rights" (Chapter I: Introduction).

All welcome!

Time and place: Nov. 6, 2012 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Seminar Room, First Floor, NCHR (Cort Adelers gate 30)

Jure Vidmar is an Anglo-German Fellow at the Institute of European and Comparative Law, Faculty of Law, Oxford University. Vidmar is also an editor of the Hague Yearbook of International Law. In his presentation at the MultiRights Seminar, he will discuss case law and findings presented in the book: De Wet & Vidmar (eds.), 'Hierarchy in International Law: The Place of Human Rights' (OUP 2012), and other issues beyond it.

All welcome!

Time and place: Oct. 25, 2012 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Meeting Room, Second Floor, NCHR.

The MultiRights Reading Group will meet to discuss Tsutsui, Whitlinger and Lim's "International Human Rights Law and Social Movements: States’ Resistance and Civil Society’s Insistence", Annu. Rev. Law Soc. Sci. (2012) 8:20.1–20.30.

Time and place: Oct. 11, 2012 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Seminar Room, First Floor, NCHR (Cort Adelers gate 30)

Prof. Mikael Rask Madsen is the head of iCourts, a centre of excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation. Prof. Madsen will give an introduction to the research of the centre at the MultiRights Seminar.

All welcome!

Time and place: Sep. 18, 2012 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Seminar Room, First Floor, NCHR. Cort Adelers gate 30.

Prof. Georg Nolte will present his recent work at the MultiRights Seminar. Prof. Nolte is Professor for Public Law, International Law and European Law at the Humboldt University in Berlin. He is also member of the International Law Commission of the United Nations.

All welcome!

Time and place: Sep. 6, 2012 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Meeting Room, Second Floor, NCHR.

The MultiRights Reading Group will meet to discuss Emilie M. Hafner -Burton's "International Regimes for Human Rights", Annu. Rev. Polit. Sci. (2012), 15:265-286..

Time and place: Aug. 27, 2012Aug. 28, 2012, Auditorium, Ground floor, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights

The MultiRights project in collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, the Norwegian Kant Society, and the Norwegian Association for Legal Philosophy is organizing a workshop on Kantian Theory and International Human Rights Courts.

Katrin Flikschuh, Peter Niesen, Howard Williams and Reidar Maliks will be the speakers at this event. Thomas Pogge will contribute with comments.

A graduate conference on Kantian philosophy and human rights jurisprudence will take place the following day.

See the program here.

Time and place: June 26, 2012 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar Room, First Floor, NCHR

Matthew W. Saul will be presenting one of his latest works in collaboration with the MultiRights project.

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Time and place: June 19, 2012 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar Room, First Floor, NCHR

Jonas Christoffersen is the Director of the Danish Institute for Human Rights. He will present one of his latest works at the MultiRights Seminar. Christoffersen has written about 50 juridical articles on national and international human rights (2000-2008). He was awarded the degree of doctor of laws (Dr. juris) on the basis of a dissertation on the European Court of Human Rights (2008).

All welcome!

Time and place: June 13, 2012 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Meeting Room, Second Floor, NCHR

The MultiRights Reading Group will meet to discuss Jure Vidmar's "Norm Conflicts and Hierarchy in International Law: Towards a Vertical International Legal System" in E. de Wet and J. Vidmar; Hierarchy in International Law (Oxford, 2012).

Time and place: May 31, 2012 9:00 AMJune 1, 2012 3:00 PM, Voksenåsen Culture and Conference Hotel

The MultiRights project will hold its Annual Conference 2012 from May 31 to June 1.

Time and place: May 22, 2012 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar Room, First Floor, NCHR

Prof. Andreas Føllesdal will discuss a work-in-progress paper which will be presented at the International Courts and the Quest for Legitimacy Conference in Tel Aviv.

Time and place: May 16, 2012 2:30 PM3:30 PM, Meeting Room, Second Floor, NCHR

The MultiRights Reading Group will meet to discuss Katherine Sikkink's "The Justice Cascade" (Chapter 8: Policy, Theory, and the Justice Cascade - Conclusions).

Time and place: May 15, 2012 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar Room, First Floor, NCHR.

Prof. Evelyne Lagrange will present one of her latest works at the MultiRights Seminar. Prof. Lagrange is Professor of International Law at the University Paris I Panthéon - Sorbonne.

All welcome!

Time and place: Apr. 24, 2012 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar Room, Second Floor, NCHR

Dr. Johan Karlsson Schaffer, a postdoctoral fellow at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, will present his latest work in connection with the MultiRights Project.

Time and place: Apr. 18, 2012 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Meeting Room, Second Floor, NCHR.

The MultiRights Reading Group will meet to discuss Beth Simmon's "Mobilizing for Human Rights" (Chapter I: Introduction).

Time and place: Apr. 17, 2012 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Library Room, First Floor, NCHR

Nino Tsereteli, PhD student connected with the MultiRights project, will present her work-in-progress at the MultiRights Seminar.

All welcome!

Time and place: Mar. 27, 2012 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar Room, First Floor, NCHR

Dr. Gar Yein Ng, Assistant Professor at CEU Legal Studies Dept. and MultiRights visiting researcher, will present a work-in-progress version of her book, which describes the current paradigm of justice and courts, and how, in practice, the reality is beginning to shift away from this.

All welcome!

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2012 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, NCHR

The MultiRights Reading Group will meet to discuss Habermas (2008) 'The Constitutionalization of International Law and the Legitimation Problems of a Constitution for World Society', Constellations XV, 4, p. 444-55.

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2012 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar Room, First Floor, NCHR

Kjersti Brathagen (Centre for Contemporary History, Institute of Archeology, Conservation and History, UiO) presents a review of Samuel Moyn's "The Last Utopia Human Rights in History".

Time and place: Mar. 13, 2012 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar Room, First Floor, NCHR

Prof. Todd Landman will present one his latest works at the MultiRights Seminar. Prof. Landman is Professor of Government and Director of the Institute for Democracy and Conflict Resolution at the University of Essex.

All welcome!

 

Time and place: Feb. 29, 2012 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, NCHR

The MultiRights Reading Group will meet to discuss Waldron's 'Are Sovereigns Entitled to the Benefit of the International Rule of Law?' The European Journal of International Law Vol. 22 no.2, p. 315-343.