Eirik Bjorge


Professor Eirik Bjorge (MJur, DPhil, PhD (Oslo)) is a Professor in Law at the University of Bristol. His first book was called The Evolutionary Interpretation of Treaties (OUP 2014), and won the Gold Medal of the King of Norway. His second book was entitled Domestic Application of the ECHR: Courts as Faithful Trustees (OUP 2015). He has recently published a translation and expanded version of Bernard Stirn’s Towards a European Public Law (OUP 2017). Eirik has edited, with Professor Mads Andenas QC, A Farewell to Fragmentation: Reassertion and Convergence in International Law (CUP 2015) and, with Cameron Miles, Landmark Cases in Public International Law (Hart 2017). He has also published peer reviewed articles on the relationship between public law, human rights, international dispute settlement, and public international law, in e.g. Public Law, the Law Quarterly Review, the Cambridge Law Journal, the British Yearbook of International Law, and the International Journal of Constitutional Law (I•CON). He is at present revising and rewriting, with Sir Frank Berman KCMG QC, the treaties section of Oppenheim’s International Law (OUP forthcoming).