2022

Upcoming

Palm oil farmer pruning palm oil trees with a long tool.
Time and place: Oct. 21, 2022 1:00 PM3:00 PM, Domus Juridica: Undervisningsrom 5220

PhD Candidate Dinie S.M. Arief at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights is presenting her PhD project "International and domestic legal approaches on business and human rights: Human Rights Analysis of Indonesia's Palm Oil Industry".

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Time and place: Sep. 29, 2022 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Anfiteatro Zolezzi; and NVIVO: envivo.pucp.edu.pe

Natalia Torres Zuniga will present her new book, "The Inter American Court of Human Rights. The legitimacy of international courts and tribunals," at this forum conversation hosted in collaboration with a research group at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru.

Event poster featuring headshots of the three speakers, with their titles in Spanish
Time and place: Sep. 27, 2022 7:00 PM8:00 PM, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Anfiteatro Dammert; and NVIVO: envivo.pucp.edu.pe.

Join us for a roundtable discussion about the notion of the economic constitution in Peru and the co-constitutive relationship between constitutional law, markets and agro-extractivism.

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Time and place: Sep. 27, 2022 1:00 PM3:30 PM, Zoom

Please join us on 27 September 2022 for an online seminar on the domestic impact of the United Nations human rights treaty system. The seminar is jointly organised by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo.

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Time and place: Sep. 19, 2022 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Room 7227, 7th Floor, Domus Juridica

In this session, guest researcher Ian Heffernan presents his research on the deterioration of civil rights during the COVID-19 pandemic and the civilian response.

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Time and place: Sep. 15, 2022 10:00 AM12:00 PM, Auditorium 13, Domus Media, Det juridiske fakultet (UIO), Karl Johans gate 47, 0162 Oslo

Meet the first UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment! Our panel will discuss strategies and tactics to support people in the frontline of defending a clean and healthy environment.

Signing of the Escazú Agreement
Time and place: Sep. 14, 2022 10:00 AMSep. 15, 2022 4:45 PM, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

The Global Challenges to Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice Research Group at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) is organizing a workshop on human rights defenders (14th September) followed with a public event (15th September).  

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Time and place: Sep. 12, 2022 1:00 PM2:00 PM, Room 7227, 7th Floor, Domus Juridica

In this seminar, guest researcher Bashkim Jupolli looks into the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and the Specialist Prosecutor's Office. The accused's right to information in these chambers is compared with practices from other international criminal courts and tribunals.

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Time and place: Sep. 7, 2022 9:00 AM5:00 PM, Emil Stang, Høyres Hus Conference Centre, Stortingsgata 20, 0161 Oslo

This conference addresses topical issues concerning challenges to human rights protection online and the regulation and use of artificial intelligence.

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Time and place: Aug. 30, 2022 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Room 7227, 7th Floor, Domus Juridica

In this lecture, Joel Mark Baysa-Barredo, Executive Director of SHAPE-SEA, will touch on the state of academic freedom in the ASEAN region and SHAPE-SEA's work to build safe spaces for academics. 

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Time and place: Aug. 29, 2022 1:00 PM2:00 PM, Room 7227, 7th Floor, Domus Juridica

In this lecture, Martin Fertmann questions the role of new ‘social media councils’ such as Meta’s Oversight Board for Facebook and Instagram in international law interpretation, and overall, in improving the protection of human rights online.  

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Time and place: June 23, 2022 3:30 PM5:00 PM, Auditorium 2, Domus Juridica

Is the European Union’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine  consistent with the balance of the European Union’s international trade law obligations and rights? Join us for a seminar where James Flett discusses the EU approach.

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Time and place: June 9, 2022 4:30 PM5:30 PM, Kjerka, Domus Media, UiO

Human rights defenders are often on the front line of conflicts involving land and resource use and in protecting the environment. Join us for a conversation with UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, Mary Lawlor, about how the concept of sustainability might impact human rights defenders.

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Time and place: June 8, 2022June 10, 2022, Kjerka, Domus Media, University of Oslo (hybrid event)

What are the intersections of human rights and sustainability, and how do the two agendas meet? This three-day conference aims to develop critical and reflective thinking on sustainability and its linkages to human rights.

Face shot picture of Professor Stener Ekern.
Time and place: June 1, 2022 3:00 PM6:00 PM, Domus Juridica, room 8113

In this event, Professor Stener Ekern will give a farewell lecture to reflect on the above topic, his career and years at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights. 

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Time and place: May 31, 2022 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Domus Juridica, rom 6225

Hva viser nylige avgjørelser fra Den europeiske menneskerettighetsdomstolen (EMD)? SMR lanserer en seminarserie for å se nærmere på utvalgte aktuelle tema. Det første seminaret fokuserer på temaene «Pandemi: ‘frihet’ – ‘helse’», «Rettsstaten i dagens Polen», og «Vold i nære relasjoner». 

Composite image of Ray Bull and Dave Walsh on top of a black/white background featuring a police car and the text "public lecture 31. May"
Time and place: May 31, 2022 10:00 AM12:30 PM, Domus Juridica, Auditorium 2

What is the status of implementation of investigative interviewing internationally, and how can effectiveness be researched and assessed? Join us for a lecture with Ray Bull and Dave Walsh.

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Time and place: May 24, 2022 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Auditorium 2, Domus Juridica

The Oslo Coalition at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights invites you to an open lecture with Fr. Cyril Hovorun, Professor of Theology and Orthodox priest from Ukraine. 

Painting by Lorenzetti Ambrogio titled "Allegory of Good Government".
Time and place: May 23, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Domus Juridica, room 8113

In this seminar, organized by GOODPOL, Keith Dowding discusses how fictional narratives can benefit moral and political philosophy.  

Painting by Lorenzetti Ambrogio titled "Allegory of Good Government".
Time and place: May 19, 2022 9:30 AMMay 20, 2022 3:30 PM, Scandic Solli, Parkveien 68 Box 2458 Solli, 0202 Oslo

This conference marks the end of the project "What is a Good Policy? Political Morality, Feasibility, and Democracy" (GOODPOL), hosted and funded by the Center for Advanced Study at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

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Time and place: May 16, 2022 1:00 PM2:00 PM, Zoom

The side event, focusing on practical training tools, will introduce a non-coercive, efficient, and human rights compliant tool for conducting interviews of victims, witnesses, and suspects of crime.

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Time and place: Apr. 21, 2022 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Domus Juridica, Room 7227

Join us for the lunchtime seminar "The Classroom as an Agent of Change - Student-Led Advocacy as Pedagogical Method". Representatives from Scholars at Risk and the NCHR will discuss how universities can encourage active student learning.

Painting by Lorenzetti Ambrogio titled "Allegory of Good Government".
Time and place: Apr. 6, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Domus Juridica, room 7224\Zoom

In this seminar, organized by GOODPOL, Jonathan Kuyper questions the effectiveness of communication and deliberation for solving asymmetric commons dilemmas.  

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Time and place: Mar. 29, 2022 1:00 PM3:30 PM, Domus Juridica, Room 7227

Please join us for a discussion on the impact of UN human rights treaties and mechanisms at the domestic level, organized jointly by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (University of Oslo) and the Centre for Human Rights (University of Pretoria) as part of a project funded by Diku’s UTFORSK programme.

Painting by Lorenzetti Ambrogio titled "Allegory of Good Government".
Time and place: Mar. 9, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Room 8113, Domus Juridica\Zoom

In this seminar, organized by GOODPOL, Professor Ludvig Beckman discusses the nature of law and the scope of democratic participation.