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 at the Faculty of Law. He holds a PhD in Sociology of Law from École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris, and has significant teaching experience from having studied and researched at a number of other leading universities, including Oxford University, the University of California at Berkeley, and the University of Strasbourg. Madsen’s research is focused on globalization and the role of legal institutions and professionals in these processes, including: 1) International courts and their evolutions and challenges, 2) The role of legal elites in the globalization, 3) The development of the legal profession, and 4) Legal knowledge and power. He was awarded the Carlsberg Research Prize in 2019, from the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, and the Elite Researcher Prize in 2017, from the Danish Council for Independent Research. https://jura.ku.dk/english/staff/research/?pure=en%2Fpersons%2Fmikael-rask-madsen(5a3e0ceb-fe1a-4030-be3b-1dad882d55f8).html

The webinar is part of the RDV seminar series – a collaboration between the Research Group Law, Democracy and Welfare at the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Center for Research on Discretion and Paternalism (UiB) and the Center on Law and Social Transformation – Lawtransform (UiB/CMI). Seminars consist of guest lectures or presentation of papers from the group members.