Jessica Leigh Schultz will defend her PhD in Law at the Faculty of Law at the University of Bergen.  

The title of her dissertation is

"The Internal Protection Alternative in Refugee Law: Treaty basis and scope of application under the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol"

In her trial lecture she will answer the following question:

Are we in need of a new legal regime to handle mass influx of refugees from situations such as armed conflict, climate change or similar major emergencies?

    1. oponent: Professor Andreas Zimmermann, University of Potsdam
    2. oponent: Professor Helene Lambert, University of Westminster

Other member of the committee:
    Leader: Professor Jørgen Aall, Universitetet i Bergen

Everyone is welcome!