MultiRights guest researcher Lynn Dobson will present her on-going work on state-court interaction from the viewpoint of political theories of freedom (with particular interest in Europe). All welcome!
In this seminar Johan Karlsson Schaffer offers a different political-practical conception of human rights. He assumes that human rights are chiefly enforced and implemented through domestic, rather than international political action. This is because they empower individuals and groups to challenge governmental authority.
What motivates states to ratify international human rights treaties remains an unanswered question in political science. In this seminar Hubert Smekal and Janovský Jozef provide for a new systematic examination of the commitment practices in two post-communist countries: the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
In this seminar Claudio Corradetti will contribute to the debate on the fragmentation of international Law and further his ideas on cosmopolitanism through courts.
At the seminar Andreas Føllesdal presents his paper looking at how elements of the ECtHR and its practices actually contribute to ‘transitional justice’ – helping to move states toward more stable and just legal and political order.
Matthew Saul will present a paper that addresses how the processes of national parliaments feature in the practice of the ECtHR.
In the seminar Anders Narvestad will present his PhD Project. In his Phd he addresses the question of the relation between domestic Norwegian law and international law from one particular angle: From the question of whether (and if so, in what ways) international law is relevant to the reading and application of the Norwegian constitution.
Drawing from original interviews with eight of the UK Supreme Court Justices, this presentation critically examines both the idea of judicial dialogue and its effectuation between the UK courts and the European Court of Human Rights.
The Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas (UiO), MultiRights: The Legitimacy of Multi-Level Human Rights Judiciary, PluriCourts: Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order (UiO), and the Norwegian Kant Society organise a summeer course on Human Rights, International Law, and Cosmopolitanism (HIC)
Postdoctoral fellow, Claudio Corradetti, will discuss what are - if any - the ”transitional” determinants of cosmopolitanism and how International Courts advance the process.
PhD candidate Nino Tsereteli will present her ongoing research on the relevance of the principle of subsidiarity for the European and Inter-American Courts of Human Rights, specifically in relation to designing remedial measures.
The Legitimacy of Human Rights Courts: A Grounded Interpretivist Analysis of the European Court of Human Rights.
MultiRights PostDoc Matthew Saul will present his working paper on the relationship between international courts and domestic parliaments.
Postdoctoral MultiRights fellow, Claudio Corradetti, in collaboration with the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo (NCHR-TAG- Human Rights and Conflict) and the Norwegian Resource Bank for Democracy and Human Rights - NORDEM announce a conference which will gather leading scholars to discuss issues of cosmopolitanism.
On the Functions of the International Courts: an Appraisal in Light of their Burgeoning Public Authority.