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Those that challenges state authority

BLOG: Those that challenges state authority – The critics of the welfare state and the child protection system are diverse with a range of motives …

Democracy and public goods revisited: Local institutions, development, and access to water

Rebecca Schiel, Bruce M. Wilson, Malcolm Langford, Christopher M. Faulkner (2022)        British Journal of Politics and International Relation (IF 2.422, Scopus 4.600) Democracies …

The Evolution of the Right to Water in India

Namita Wahi (2022)                                              …

“Under His Eye”: Poland inches closer to Gilead as it targets children and families

Blogpost by Neil Datta Secretary of the European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual and Reproductive Rights Gilead, Margaret Atwood’s authoritarian dystopia in The Handmaid’s Tale where …

The Right to Water, Law and Municipal Practice: Case Studies from India

New article by Arkaja Singh Recognition of the right to water in Indian courts has had little impact on the ground. This paper explores the …

Projects

Truth and Reconciliation in a Democratic Welfare State: The Indigenous Sami and the Kven/Norwegian Finns Minority in Norway (TRUCOM)

This project will study how Norway – a well-established democratic welfare state – attempts to settle the negative effects of long-lasting policies of assimilation and …

Cosmopolitan Turn and Democratic Sentiments

The CONSENT-project will study the children’s rights situation in Norway and Romania. All children possess rights as declared in the United Nations Convention on the …

Legitimacy Challenges

The premise for the LEGITIMACY project is that the mobilization against the Norwegian child protection system is but one piece in a larger picture about …

PluriLand: Theorizing Conflict and Contestation in Plural Land Rights Regimes

Advisory board: Daniel Brinks, Aninka Claassens, Duncan Kennedy and Alf Gunvald Nilsen. The PluriLand project aims to develop a theory of land rights claiming in …

LawTransform: Effects of Rights & Law

The project aims to consolidate the Centre on Law & Social Transformation (LawTransform) as a leading hub for scholarship on the use of law as …

 

News

Water | Special Issue: Water and Sanitation as Human Rights: Have They Strengthened Marginalized Peoples’ Claim for Access?

The team working on LawTransform’s project Elevating water rights to human rights: Has it strengthened marginalized peoples’ claim for water? has created a special issue …

Check out Rachel Sieder’s blog piece on the Pluriland project

Frontiers of Social-Legal Studies, the new blog of the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford, has just published Rachel Sieder‘s blog piece …

Events

Barnevernfrokost: “Det handler om oss” – Barn om samvær i barnevernet

Dato, tid: 01 april 2022, kl. 09.00–09.45 Sted: Zoom Hva tenker barn selv om samvær med sin biologiske familie? Hvor mye får barn være med å …

RDV: Souverainism, Populism, and the Transformation of the European Court of Human Rights

Date/Time: 24. march 14:15-15:30 Venue: Zoom Mikael Rask Madsen is the Head of the Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts, University of Copenhagen) and Professor …