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This seminar with Dr. Ma Khin Mar Mar Kyi, Oxford University and Dr. Iselin Frydenlund, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and PRIO analyses four laws to ‘protect race and religion’ in Myanmar. 

For many people, today’s world is an insecure place, full of threats on many fronts. Natural disasters, violent conflicts, persistent poverty, epidemics and economic downturns impose hardships and undercut prospects for peace and stability as well as sustainable development.

Ms. Mehrnaz Mostafavi is the Chief of the Human Security Unit (HSU) at the United Nations holds this lecture.

Time and place: Nov. 17, 2015 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Asbjørn Eide Seminar Room, Cort Adelers gate 30, first floor

Convenors: Inga Bostad and Claudio Corradetti.

Time and place: Nov. 2, 2015 9:00 AMNov. 6, 2015 4:00 PM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, seminar room Asbjørn Eide, Cort Adelers gate 30

The NCHR Academy of Human Rights is pleased to announce the 2015 Advanced Course on the Human Right to Education.

Course date: 2 - 6 November 2015

Apply online for this course.

Venue: Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo  

Time and place: Oct. 22, 2015 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Asbjørn Eide Seminar Room, Cort Adelers gate 30, first floor

Convenors: Inga Bostad and Claudio Corradetti.

This seminar with James Nickel explores some recent developments that have combined to make recent years a bad time for human rights. 

The presentation will begin with a few ideas from the speaker's recent essay, "What Future for Human Rights?". 

Bernt Hagtvet is one of the editors of the book "The black book of genocides" ("Folkemordenes svarte bok"), which was published in a new edition in 2014.

Short introduction by director Inga Bostad, Hagtvet will present key findings and conclusions for 25 minutes and Gentian Zyberi will give prepared comments for 10 minutes, and there will be time for general discussion. 

Coffee, tea and fruit will be served.

Time and place: Aug. 31, 2015 8:00 AMSep. 4, 2015 5:00 PM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Seminar room Asbjørn Eide 251, first floor

The NCHR Academy of Human Rights is pleased to announce the 2015 Introductory Course in International Human Rights.

Time and place: June 17, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Theologisk eksamenssal, Domus Academica, Karl Johans gate 47

Professor William A. Schabas is professor of international law at Middlesex University in London. He is also professor of international human law and human rights at Leiden University, emeritus professor of human rights law at the National University of Ireland Galway and honorary chairman of the Irish Centre for Human Rights.

The UN’s new Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia professor Rhona Smith is visiting Oslo. On 15th of June during the lunch seminar she will give a brief about the human rights situation in Cambodia and issues related to her new mandate.

Coffee, tea and fresh fruit will be served.

Convenor: Nils Butenschøn

Dr Seira Tamang is in the Executive Board of the think-tank Martin Chautari in Kathmandu and a renown political scientist and commentator to current affairs in Nepal.

She is in Oslo and will talk at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights. This will be a rare opportunity to get a first-hand account of the recent tragic developments in Nepal and the authorities’ and politicians’ response to the events.

Time and place: May 18, 2015 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Seminarrom Asbjørn Eide, Cort Adelers gate 30, first floor

Convenors: Inga Bostad and Claudio Corradetti

Time and place: Apr. 21, 2015 10:00 AM11:00 AM, Seminarrom Asbjørn Eide, Cort Adelers gate 30, first floor

Guest lecture by José Zalaquett a Chilean lawyer with extensive international experience with transitional justice and human rights.

Time and place: Mar. 13, 2015 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Seminarrom Asbjørn Eide, Cort Adelers gate 30

The Third and final trial lecture in a series in accordance with a process of appointing a new scholar to the NCHR academic staff.

Time and place: Sep. 10, 2012 1:00 PM3:00 PM, Gamle festsal, Domus Academica, Karl Johans gate 47

Associate Professor Christina Voigt will interview Professor Bruno Simma, former judge on the International Court of Justice.

Time and place: Aug. 17, 2012 10:15 AM12:00 PM, Domus Nova, room 571 (5th floor)

Guest lecture by Robert J. Currie, Director of the Law & Technology Institute at Dalhousie University (Canada).

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2011 8:30 AM5:00 PM, Voksenåsen hotell

Konferanse/workshop i regi av Forskergruppen Internationalization of Law.


Time and place: June 15, 2011 11:00 AM12:00 PM, Gamle Festsal, Domus Academica

Professor Cecilia Bailliet will interview ICJ Judge Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade. The Interview is combined with the launch of Trindades book "International Law for Humankind - Towards a New Jus Gentium".

Time and place: Mar. 17, 2011 11:00 AM, Fakultetsværelset i annen etasje i Domus Academica SE02 203

Professor Gradoni vant i fjor ESILs Book Prize for sin bok "Regime Failure Nel Diritto Internazionale" (CEDAM, 2009), som nå kommer i engelskspråklig utgave på Cambridge University Press (2011).

Time and place: Dec. 6, 2010 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Domus Nova, room 571

Finola O'Sullivan (Editorial Director (Law), Cambridge University Press (CUP):  Getting Published Internationally in Academic Books and Journals  

Time and place: Nov. 19, 2010 12:15 PM2:00 PM, Domus Nova, Rom 770

Forelesningen er basert på artikkelutkastet "Constitutionalism and the Incompleteness of Democracy: An Iterative Relationship". Les et sammendrag her.  

Time and place: Nov. 4, 2010 11:15 AM12:00 PM, Teologisk eksamenssal, Domus Academica

International organizations exercise increasing power, both at the regional and global level. This raises also questions about the legitimacy and control of such powers. Professor Jan Klabbers is a leading expert on the law of international organizations and is the Director of the Centre of Excellence in Global Governance Research at the University of Helsinki.

Time and place: Aug. 23, 2010Aug. 25, 2010, University of Oslo


This network conference is funded by the Research Council of Norway.

Time and place: Aug. 6, 2010Aug. 7, 2010, Bristol Hotel, Oslo

We invite internationally acclaimed women scholars to this conference. The intention is to create a network for women scholars and practitioners to support their engagement in international public law. We seek to pursue publication of the papers and conclusions of the roundtables in an anthology with an international publishing house thereafter. 

Time and place: Mar. 2, 2010 3:00 PM6:00 PM, Gamle Festsal, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law