Previous events

Time and place: May 31, 2016 2:15 PM4:15 PM, Domus Nova, St. Olavs plass 5, 5th floor, room 571

MultiRights Seminar with Åse B. Grødeland on her paper written with Leslie T. Holmes about Russia's relationship with the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

Time and place: May 10, 2016 2:15 PM4:15 PM, Domus Nova, St. Olavs plass 5, 5th floor, room 571

MultiRights Seminar with Johan Karlsson Schaffer presenting his paper on Nordic ambivalence to international human rights norms.  

Time and place: May 3, 2016 2:15 PM4:15 PM, Domus Nova, St. Olavs plass 5, 5th floor, room 571

MultiRights Seminar with Jan Petrov presenting his paper on 'Mechanisms of implementation of the European Courts of Human Rights case-law in the post-Brighton constellation'

Time and place: Apr. 19, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Domus Nova, St. Olavs plass 5, 5th floor, room 571

MultiRights Seminar with Professor Anne Julie Semb discussing her paper on the Norwegian position during the negotiations to establish the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).

Time and place: Mar. 15, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Domus Nova, St. Olavs plass 5, 5th floor, room 571

MultiRights seminar with Postdoctoral Research Fellow Matthew Saul.

Time and place: Mar. 8, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Domus Nova, St. Olavs plass 5, 5th floor, room 571

At this MultiRights seminar, Amrei Müller will present her draft paper on the influence of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) in Europe.

The European Court of Human Rights
Time and place: Feb. 29, 2016 9:00 AMMar. 1, 2016 1:30 PM, Professorboligen, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

The concluding conference of the MultiRights project will focus on analyzing and comparing the reform processes of the UN treaty bodies and of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) aiming at finding mutual learning experiences.

Time and place: Feb. 9, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Domus Nova, St. Olavs plass 5, 5th floor, room 571

MultiRights seminar with Postdoctoral Research Fellow Claudio Corradetti, where he presents his most recent work following his article on Kant's 'transitional' cosmopolitanism.

Time and place: Jan. 26, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Domus Nova, St. Olavs plass 5, 5th floor, room 571

MultiRights seminar with Postdoctoral Research Fellow Matthew Saul.

Time and place: Nov. 17, 2015 2:15 PM4:00 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, room 571

In this MultiRights seminar, Postdoctoral Fellow Claudio Corradetti will present his article that is part of a special issue on "Legal Cosmopolitanism and the Courts", edited by Corradetti, in Transnational Legal Theory.

Time and place: Nov. 10, 2015 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Domus Nova, St. Olavs plass 5, 5th floor, room 571

In the preceding years, the Norwegian Supreme Court has marked itself as an active protector of individual rights. The topic for Morten Kinander's presentation is the development of the Supreme Court's activism in respect to individual rights, its legal foundations and the consequences for Norwegian constitutional law.

 

Time and place: Nov. 10, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, room 571

Stian Øby Johansen, who is writing a PhD thesis on the accountability mechanisms of international organizations, invites MultiRights researchers and other interested persons to a brainstorming seminar. The topic to be discussed is the choice of elements that should be looked at when appraising the accountability mechanisms of IOs.

Time and place: Nov. 3, 2015 2:15 PM4:00 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, room 571

In this MultiRights seminar, researcher Nino Tsereteli will talk about recent efforts of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) to trigger and facilitate parliamentary engagement in solving structural problems identified in its judgments.

Time and place: Oct. 30, 2015 9:00 AM6:00 PM, Moscow State University

Both Great Britain and Russia have had cases brought against them to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) because they do not allow prisoners the right to vote. The ECtHR ruled that this ban is a violation of the Convention. This project aims to assess why this issue is highly controversial in some States while it passes unnoticed in others.

Time and place: Oct. 20, 2015 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Domus Nova, St. Olavs plass 5, 5th floor, room 571

MultiRights Postdoctoral Fellow Matthew Saul presents his ongoing research on the impact of international human rights courts and tribunals on domestic Parliaments.

Time and place: Oct. 13, 2015 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Domus Nova, St. Olavs plass 5, 5th floor, room 571

Michael Reiertsen is a Phd research fellow at the Department of Public and International Law, UiO. He is writing a Phd thesis with the working title “The ECHR Article 13 – Past, Present and Future”.

Time and place: Sep. 29, 2015 2:15 PM3:30 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, room 571

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. 

Time and place: Sep. 3, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Domus Nova, 5th floor, room 571

Eirik Bjørge (Oxford University) will present his forthcoming book (Oxford University Press). He shows that, through their faithful application of the ECHR, domestic courts can - and do - make a positive contribution to the development of the law of the Convention. Mads Andenæs will act as commentator.

Time and place: June 4, 2015 9:00 AMJune 5, 2015 12:30 PM, Domus Nova, room 571

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.

Time and place: May 26, 2015 2:15 PM4:00 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, room 571

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.

World Court of Human Rights
Time: May 22, 2015 11:15 AM4:30 PM

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

Time and place: May 12, 2015 2:15 PM4:00 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, room 571

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". 

Time and place: Apr. 28, 2015 2:15 PM4:00 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, room 571

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

Time and place: Apr. 21, 2015 2:15 PM4:00 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, room 571

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".

Time and place: Apr. 14, 2015 2:15 PM4:00 PM, St. Olavs plass 5. Domus Nova, 5th floor, room 571

Professor Bailliet will explain the contemporaneous effort of NGOs to promote the crystallization of a new human right to conscientious objection at national and international levels.