Call for Papers: Gender on the International Bench




Event Date: 

03/23/17 to 03/24/17

Location name: 



PluriCourts - Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order The Faculty of Law

At present, women make up an average of 17% of the judges of international courts and tribunals. There is significant variation in the proportion of women on the benches of different legal regimes. To better understand and assess this inequality, PluriCourts and iCourts invites papers for a workshop March 23-24 2017 in Oslo, Norway. PluriCourts and iCourts are Norwegian and Danish Centres of Excellence studying international courts – more information at and

The aims of the workshop are

 to better understand the current patterns of gender diversity and inequality on these international courts and tribunals,

 to critically assess reasons to be concerned with this gender disparity, and

 to identify challenges and ways to alleviate disparities that should be changed. 

Please submit an abstract before January 20 to: For political science: Daniel Naurin For philosophy: Andreas Follesdal