Go On! PhD seminar: Methods of Human Rights Law Research, University of Iceland (deadline 1 April)


The University of Iceland Human Rights Institute and iCourts, the Danish National Research Foundation´s Centre of Excellence for International Courts at Copenhagen University, will host a seminar on “Methods of Human Rights Law Research” from 26-27 May 2015 at the University of Iceland Human Rights Institute.

Venue: University Iceland Faculty of Law, in the Lögberg building, Sæmundargata 8, room 402.

  • The deadline for applications is on Wednesday 1 April 2015.  Please apply by e-mail to Sigrún Á Heygum Ólafsdóttir, project manager (sah@hi.is).  She will also answer any practical questions regarding the course.
  • All other questions regarding the seminar can be directed to Oddný Mjöll Arnardóttir, course organiser (oddnyma@hi.is).
  • Course Programme (pdf)
  • Course Syllabus (pdf)

For more information, visit http://jura.ku.dk/icourts/news/methods-human-rights-law-research.

Work On! iCourts in Copenhagen offering international PhD scholarships

The Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) in Copenhagen, Denmark, is now offering PhD Scholarships. iCourts welcomes applications oriented toward the study of international courts and dispute resolution with an empirical and interdisciplinary focus. In particular, candidates interested in the institutionalization of global courts, such as the ICC, ICJ, WTO AB and the ITLOS; in international commercial arbitration; and in the justificatory practices of international courts in philosophical context are encouraged to apply.

Contact: Associate Professor, Joanna Jemielniak, joanna.jemielniak@jur.ku.dk

For more information, please visit: http://jura.ku.dk/icourts/news/icourts-phd-scholarships-nov2014/

Go On! Summer school in Copenhagen for PhD students and junior scholars

The Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) and PluriCourts – Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order are hosting a high-level summer school for PhD students and junior scholars working on international law and with a special interest in interdisciplinary studies of international law and its social and political context. They particularly welcome students and scholars who are writing up a PhD thesis or a post-doc project that involves an interdisciplinary study of one or more international courts.

The summer school will take place on June 23-27 in the center of Copenhagen and is offered free of charge (excluding expenses related to travel and accommodation). Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis until 1 May 2014.

For further information, visit their website.