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Time and place: Mar. 30, 2020 9:00 AMApr. 1, 2020 12:00 PM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Domus Juridica, Kristian Augusts gate 17, Room 6101, 6 level

Avlyst for å forebygge koronasmitte.

This PhD/professional training course aims at a systematic criticism of blasphemy laws from the specific angle of Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB).

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Time and place: Mar. 23, 2020 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

Avlyst for å forebygge koronasmitte.

Every year, millions of people are forced to leave their homes and become displaced. Climate change and natural hazard-related disasters are understood to play a crucial part in this events. This fresh research by Isabel Borges, explores the increasing concern over the extent to which those suffering from forced cross-border displacement as a result of environmental change, are protected under international human rights law.

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Time and place: Feb. 25, 2020 12:00 PM1:15 PM, Domus Juridica, Kristian Augusts gate 17, room 4110, fourth level

Finalist of the Martin Ennals Award for human rights defenders, Norma Ledezma, will on this guest lecture speak about seeking justice for the families and victims of femicide, disappearance and human trafficking in Mexico.

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Time and place: Feb. 5, 2020 2:00 PM3:00 PM, Kjerka, Domus Media, Karl Johans gate 47
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Time and place: Jan. 30, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Juridisk eksamenssal, Domus Academica, The Faculty of Law, Karl Johans gate 47

The research group is hosting a seminar on a new book, by two of its members, that presents the most important regimes of international law applicable to armed conflict: The use of force, humanitarian law, human rights in armed conflict, international criminal law and the position of terrorists, foreign fighters and military contractors under international law.

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Time and place: Dec. 11, 2019 10:00 AM11:30 AM, Gamle festsal, Karl Johans gate 47

Interviewing is a core task in law enforcement and how the police conduct interviews has a profound impact on the outcome and fairness of the subsequent criminal proceedings. This seminar will discuss the applicability of investigative interviewing in counter-terrorism efforts, discuss how it can serve as a remedy against ill-treatment, and illustrate the psychology behind this approach.

Time and place: Dec. 10, 2019 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Domus Juridica, rom 7227

Introduction by Kjersti Lohne

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Time and place: Dec. 9, 2019 4:00 PM5:30 PM, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

UN Secretary General António Guterres observed that: “We are a world in pieces. We need to be a world at peace”.  UiO Professor Cecilia Bailliet created the first law course on the Right to Peace at UiO and is proud to present this unique publication which explains the status of Peace as a key aim of the UN Charter and deserves renewed attention by academics, policymakers and practioners.

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Time and place: Nov. 19, 2019 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Lødrups kjeller, Domus Media, Karl Johans gate 47

 Guest lecture by professor Benedicte Bull from the Centre of Development and the Environment (SUM).

Time and place: Nov. 11, 2019 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Domus Media, meeting room in Dept. Petroleum and Energy Law

These waters have become contentious because of seabed petroleum exploration and fisheries undertaken pursuant to treaties between Morocco and the EU, Japan, and Russia. These activities have been protested by the territory’s government-in-exile, the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic.

Time and place: Nov. 4, 2019 9:30 AMNov. 5, 2019 5:00 PM, Oslo, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

Is law fit for the purpose of protecting oceans against increasing pressures and demands?

This two-day conference aims at analyzing new trends in the law of the sea, international environmental law, and related fields of law, and discussions related to the effectiveness of certain tools and mechanisms.

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Time and place: Oct. 16, 2019 2:00 PM4:30 PM, Rettshistorisk samling
Time and place: Oct. 9, 2019 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Domus Media østfløy, Aud 13

Introduksjon ved professor Erik Røsæg

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Time and place: Oct. 1, 2019 9:00 AM10:45 AM, Kjerka, Domus Media, Karl Johans gate 47

Public lectures and discussion. The seminar is arranged on the occasion of the visit of an Indonesian interfaith delegation to Norway, in cooperation between the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the Council of Religious and Life-Stance Communities.

Time and place: Sep. 20, 2019 2:30 PM3:30 PM, Norsk senter for menneskerettigheter, Cort Adlers gate 30

Professor and activist Noelia Figueroa will give the lecture "From #niunamenos (not one woman less) to #seraley (it will be law): Feminism, liberalism and Patriarchy in Argentina today"

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Time and place: Sep. 19, 2019 9:00 AM4:00 PM, PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3, Oslo

​What are the current trends when it comes to assisting and protecting refugees and asylum-seekers in Europe and in the Middle East? How do political decisions regarding refugees taken in one region affect assistance and protection in other regions? 

Time and place: Sep. 9, 2019 9:00 AMSep. 13, 2019 5:00 PM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights

The NCHR's yearly Intensive Course in International Human Rights will be arranged in September 2019.

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Time and place: June 21, 2019 9:00 AM5:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, sal Amalie Skram, Werglandsveien 29, Oslo

Nils Butenschøn retires from his position as Professor at the NCHR on first of July this year. The seminar is organised around central topics in Butenschøn’s academic works over the past 45 years: Nationality conflicts, models of power sharing in deeply divided societies, and the study of citizenship and human rights as a basis for legitimate state authority. Empirically, most of the works, including the five books Butenschøn has published in the last decade, have focused on the Middle East and the region’s modern political history.

Time and place: June 3, 2019 9:00 AM4:00 PM, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

This Conference aims at gathering leading scholars and young researchers to discuss an important topic for international law and governance, which has gained increased attention in the last decades. 

Time and place: May 24, 2019 1:30 PM3:00 PM, Domus Academica, Auditorium 6, Karl Johans gate 47

Speakers: Prof. Dr. Enver Hasani, Professor of International Law, First President of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo and Prof. Dr. Haxhi Gashi, Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Prishtina.

Time and place: May 23, 2019 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide, Cort Adelers gate 30

In March 2019 was the first election in Thailand since the military coup in 2014: What is the situation for those organizing to defend the human rights? Will the human rights crisis prevail, or will the situation get better?

Time and place: Apr. 1, 2019 12:00 PM1:30 PM, Domus Media, Lødrups kjeller

We welcome all to this lunch seminar regarding the legal processes between the Western Sahara liberation movement POLISARIO and the EU. 

Please register before March 24th

Speaker is Manuel Devers, the legal counsel of the POLISARIO Front before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2019 8:15 AM10:00 AM, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

What do we do when the people who stand up to ensure sustainable development in their local communities are threatened, attacked and even killed? This is a breakfast seminar on bridging the gap between policy and reality in the defense of land and environmental rights.

Time and place: Mar. 13, 2019 12:00 PM1:30 PM, Domus Bibliotheca, meeting room Eckhoffs hjørne

Book launch - Astrid Kjeldgaard-Pedersen, Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen

Time and place: Mar. 11, 2019 9:00 AMMar. 13, 2019 4:00 PM, The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide, Cort Adelers gate 30, second level

PhD Course 3 ECTS/ Professional Training. While the course is primarily aimed at PhD candidates doing research on this area, it is also open to professionals (with different backgrounds) who have an interest or are working with issues concerning Freedom of Religion or Belief.