A warm congratulations to Dr Eirik Bjorge, on being appointed to a Senior Lectureship at Bristol University.
Dr Bjorge, LLB (Oslo), MJur, DPhil, is currently the Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellow at Jesus College. His first book is entitled The Evolutionary Interpretation of Treaties (OUP 2014), and won the Gold Medal of the King of Norway. His second book is entitled Domestic Application of the ECHR: Courts as Faithful Trustees (OUP 2015). He has also edited a volume: M Andenas & E Bjorge (eds), A Farewell to Fragmentation: Reassertion and Convergence in International Law (CUP 2015). Eirik has published peer reviewed articles on on the relationship between public law, human rights, and public international law, in e.g. the Law Quarterly Review, the Cambridge Law Journal, the British Yearbook of International Law, and the International Journal of Constitutional Law (I•CON).
He teaches constitutional law, administrative law, EU law, human rights law, and public international law at Oxford, and has taught human rights law and EU law at Sciences Po, Paris.
Eirik has been a pensionnaire étranger at École normale supérieure, a visiting fellow at Sciences Po and at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg. He has also been stagiaire (intern) at the Conseil d’État and the European Court of Human Rights. He is a member of the executive committee of Oxford Pro Bono Publico and a Research Associate of the Oxford Human Rights Hub. He has advised States, NGOs, and private entities on matters of public international law, human rights law, and constitutional law. He has acted as counsel and adviser, and provided expert opinions, in cases before the domestic courts, European Court of Human Rights, the International Court of Justice, and tribunals set up under the auspices of ICSID. He has also provided training on matters of international law, human rights law, and constitutional law to domestic judges and government officials.
We wish him all the best in this exciting new position!