Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea

The Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea (formerly K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea) was established on 1 September 2013. The Centre is located at the Faculty of Law, UiT the Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø.

News

Digital Lecture: “Situating Contingency in the Path of International Law”

We are happy to announce that the next speaker in the Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea (NCLOS) digital lecture series is Professor Ingo Venzke (University of Amsterdam). The title of his lecture is “Situating Contingency in the Path of International Law”.

25.11.2020

The SIRAW project is hosting a virtual workshop 8. -9. December

The aim of the workshop is to discuss insights from research connected to the SIRAW project (Regulating shipping in Russian Arctic Waters: Between international law, national interests and geopolitics). The project is a collaboration between the Fridtjof Nansen Institute and the Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea.

23.11.2020

“The Northern Sea Route: Between international law, national interests, and geopolitics”

The Northern Sea Route: Between international law, national interests, and geopolitics” is the title of the most recent special issue of The Polar Journal, December 2020. The special issue, edited by Jan Solski and Tore Henriksen, consists of nine articles addressing different aspects of the political situation, economic prospects, and the legal status of the Northern Sea Route (NSR). The contributions, a product of our successful international and interdisciplinary collaboration, take a fresh snapshot of the different processes and drivers shaping the governance of Arctic shipping.

11.11.2020

NCLOS introduces new digital lecture series

Welcome to the lecture series «Theorizing Law of the Sea in Context”. Under this series, NLCOS intends to explore law of the sea in context, with a strong emphasis on theory and methodology, in order to contribute to enriching law of the sea scholarship and presenting multiple and novel perspectives. The series will include lectures, seminars, interviews or other ad hoc academic formats that will be either entirely digital in form, or will be digitalized, and published for on demand fruition at any time.

31.10.2020

NCLOS' digital lecture series

Finally our digital lectures are available on our brand new Youtube channel. Available now is the last lecture in the series, featuring Prof. Elisa Morgera, Director of the One Ocean Hub, who speaks about interdisciplinarity for transformative ocean research! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JL3iMgOFpIY&t=15s, and  the recording of the second digital lecture featuring an interview with Prof. Irus Braverman on oceans, law and geography https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESt04skjXhA&t=14s

31.10.2020

Activities

 

Contact information:

Lawofthesea@jus.uit.no

Centre leader: Professor Tore Henriksen: tore.henriksen@uit.no

Assistant leader: Professor Ingvild U. Jakobsen: ingvild.jakobsen@uit.no

Administration: Senior Advisor Christin Skjervold: christin.skjervold@uit.no  


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