Domus Juridica, 7. floor (map)
Kristian Augusts gate 17
Blasphemy laws, as they still exist in many countries across continents and cultural divides, obviously curb freedom of expression by hampering open political discourse, stifling free artistic experimentation and intimidating critics of the societal and political status quo. This PhD, or professional training, course aims at a systematic criticism of blasphemy laws from the specific angle of FoRB.
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.
Introduction by Kjersti Lohne
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.
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.
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.
Introduksjon ved professor Erik Røsæg
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.
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"
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?
The NCHR's yearly Intensive Course in International Human Rights will be arranged in September 2019.
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.
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.
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.
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?
We welcome all to this lunch seminar regarding the legal processes between the Western Sahara liberation movement POLISARIO and the EU.
Speaker is Manuel Devers, the legal counsel of the POLISARIO Front before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
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.
Book launch - Astrid Kjeldgaard-Pedersen, Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen
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.
The Global Compacts, IO Mandate Competition and Recognition Processes. Talk by Dr Cathryn Costello from the University of Oxford, Refugee Studies Centre.
A seminar with the Human Rights and Sustainable Development Research group welcoming Marino Cordoba Berrio.
The research group for International Law and Governance invites you to this afternoon meeting with Professor Christina Voigt
We regret to inform you that this lunch seminar has been cancelled