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MARTTI KOSKENNIEMI: THE POLITICS OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS

NORWEGIAN INSTITUTE OF HUMAN RIGHTS

MONDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 2001 1415-1600

You are hereby cordially invited to a talk at the Norwegian Institute of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, Monday 10 September 2001 at 1415.

Martti Koskenniemi will lecture on The Politics of International Human Rights.

Martti Koskenniemi is Professor of public international law at the University of Helsinki and Director of The Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights, University of Helsinki. He is also Global Professor of Law at New York University, School of Law. Martti Koskenniemi's groundbreaking work From Apology to Utopia. The Structure of International Legal Argument (Helsinki 1989) is central in modern public international law theory. Professor Koskenniemi's ideas have proven to be a major source of inspiration for international law and international human rights academics in countries such as the United States, Germany and Great Britain. For the first time a Norwegian audience is given the opportunity to meet one of the world's leading international law theorists.

The talk is a joint event between the Norwegian Institute of Human Rights and the Norwegian Association of International Law. The talk will be held in the Seminar Room at the Norwegian Institute of Human Rights, Universtitetsgaten 22-24, downtown Oslo. Refreshments are served after the talk.

Infrastructure compels us to know on beforehand how many guests that are likely to attend the talk. If you would like to come to the talk, please reply no later than 2 September 2001 to the reception desk at the Norwegian Institute of Human Rights (tel + 47 22 84 20 01, resepsjon@nchr.uio.no) or to research fellow in charge of the event, Marius Emberland (marius.emberland@law.ox.ac.uk), who will also be happy to answer any questions relating to the event. The talk is free of charge.


Welcome to the Norwegian Institute of Human Rights 10 September!