Author Archives: Andreas Follesdal

Postdoc position on the legitimacy of international courts

1-2 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowships in Political Philosophy or Legal Theory on the legitimacy of International Courts and Tribunals, available at  PluriCourts, a research centre at the University of Oslo. Deadline November 1 2017. More information.

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Workshop: the legitimacy of international courts and tribunals

PluriCourts invites papers to a workshop on the political and legal theory of  international courts and tribunals, to take place in Oslo June 18-19, 2018.

PluriCourts is a multidisciplinary centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order, at the University of Oslo.

We welcome papers that address one or more such IC, on such themes as:

  • The appropriate legitimacy standards for ICs from the perspectives of
    history of ideas and/or contemporary legal and political theory, such as human rights, transparency, or rule of law
  • Specialization and fragmentation in ICs
  • ICs and the international rule of law
  • Independence and accountability of ICs
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    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    Withdrawn – Permanent position in legal theory/political philosophy, U of Oslo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professor (or associate professor), in legal theory or political philosophy at PluriCourts, University of Oslo has been withdrawn.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.

    More information

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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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