Caliban Unleashed: What role for strategic litigation in an illiberal era?

Author: Alicia Ely Yamin What is the role for strategic litigation of social rights, and in particular health rights, in a world where democratic social practices and institutions are loosing ground and where conservative agendas seek to revoke the rights of minorities? In a recent article in “Open Global Rights”, Alicia  Ely Yamin argue that […]

Do you want to volunteer at the Centre on Law and Social Transformation?

The centre is seeking new volunteers for the 2019 spring semester! The Centre on Law & Social Transformation brings together scholars, students and practitioners from across institutions and academic fields to research issues relating to law and social change. Although our researchers are located all over the world, the heart of the centre is in […]

Two-Year Post-Doctoral Research Position – researching the impact of the creation of a human right to water in a global perspective

The Department of Political Science at the University of Central Florida together with Chr. Michelsen Institute seeks to fill a post-doctoral researcher position for a multi-year project that investigates the impact of the creation of a human right to water in a global perspective. The project is named: Human Right to Water in Law and Politics: […]

Den nye abortdebatten – globale og juridiske perspektiver

Date: 13.12.18 Time: 08:30-09:30. Place: Bergen Resource Centre, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen I år er det 40 år siden loven om selvbestemt abort ble vedtatt. Det nylig fremsatte forslaget fra Kristelig Folkeparti om å endre abortlovens § 2 bokstav c viser imidlertid at loven fremdeles skaper sterkt engasjement og dype politiske skillelinjer. Forslaget går ut på […]

Comisiones de la Verdad de Chile: Verdad y Reparaciones como Política de Estado

Sol Hourcade, Federico Ghelfi, Luz Palmás Zaldua, Marcela Perelman (2018)

This CMI report  (2018:14) was written by Sol Hourcade, Federico Ghelfi, Luz Palmás Zaldua, Marcela Perelman for the research project entitled “Beyond Words: Implementing Latin American Truth Commission Recommendations”. The research project is based at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway, is funded by the Research Council of Norway (2015-2017) and headed by Elin Skaar. This publication […]

Comisión del Esclarecimiento Histórico: Guatemala, entre la memoria del silencio y el silencio de la memoria

Héctor Centeno Martín (2018)

This CMI report  (2018:13) was written by Héctor Centeno Martín for the research project entitled “Beyond Words: Implementing Latin American Truth Commission Recommendations”. The research project is based at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway, is funded by the Research Council of Norway (2015-2017) and headed by Elin Skaar. This publication is in Spanish. El Informe Final […]

La Comisión de la Verdad para El Salvador: Manteniendo la paz a cambio de justicia

Elena Martínez-Barahona, Sonia Rubio-Padilla, Héctor Centeno Martín, Martha Gutiérrez-Salazar (2018)

This CMI report  (2018:12) was written by Elena Martínez-Barahona, Sonia Rubio-Padilla, Héctor Centeno Martín, Martha Gutiérrez-Salazar for the research project entitled “Beyond Words: Implementing Latin American Truth Commission Recommendations”. The research project is based at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway, is funded by the Research Council of Norway (2015-2017) and headed by Elin Skaar. This publication […]