Author Archives: Andreas Follesdal

Call for Papers: Gender on the International Bench, Oslo March 23-24

There is currently a marked gender inequality among the members of the international courts. Why is there this skewed representation, what – if anything –  is problematic with it – and what might be done to correct it?

The workshop is an activity of two major research centres that study international courts, based in Oslo and Copenhagen, and will take place in Oslo, Norway,  March 23-24 2017 .

Further information is at–call-for-papers.pdf

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Withdrawn – Permanent position in legal theory/political philosophy, U of Oslo

The position as professor (or associate professor), in legal theory or political philosophy at PluriCourts, University of Oslo has been withdrawn.

Apologies to those who have started preparing an application.

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Lauener symposium on T.M. Scanlon – Bern – September 2

T.M. Scanlon receives the 2016 Lauener prize for analytical philosophy in Bern, September 1, 2016

A public symposium on themes of Scanlon’s scholarship takes place September 2. Speakers include  Thomas Nagel, Derek Parfit, Rainer Forst, Susanne Mantel, Serena Olsaretti, Zofia Stemplowska and Andrew Williams.

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3 year Post-Doc in political philosophy on the legitimacy of international courts

Up to 5  3 year Post-Docs positions are open at the research centre PluriCourts at the University of Oslo, on the legitimacy of international courts –

Deadline April 15

Information at

Please distribute!

Andreas Follesdal

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Call for Papers: legitimacy and effectiveness of international criminal courts Aug 2014

International Criminal Tribunals are hailed as great achievement in international law, yet their effectiveness and general legitimacy is questioned.  This conference, in Oslo August 30-31 2014, seeks papers pursuing empirical, normative, comparative or theoretical approaches. We welcome contributions from law and social science, including philosophy, sociology, criminology, psychology and history.  Info  Contact: Professor Cecilia Bailliet . This conference is part of a ten year research project on the Legitimacy of the Global Judiciary,


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