Saturday, October 23, 2010

"Europe's New Sex Equality: Rape, Battering, and Trafficking" delivered by Catharine A. MacKinnon, 8 Nov 2010 @ EUI

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About the EUI

The European University Institute (EUI) was set up in 1972 by the six founding Member States of the European Communities to provide advanced academic training to doctoral researchers and to promote research at the highest level. It opened its doors to the first researchers in 1976.

It carries out research in a European perspective in Economics, Law, History and Civilization, and the Political and Social Sciences.

Seminars and Events

The Ursula Hirschmann Annual Lecture on Gender and Europe

Date/Time
Monday 08 November 2010 17.00 - 19.00
Location
Theatre, Badia Fiesolana
Affiliation
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Department of Law, Department of History and Civilization
Type
Lecture
Description
Catharine A. MacKinnon
"Europe's New Sex Equality: Rape, Battering, and Trafficking" delivered by Catharine A. MacKinnon.

Prof. MacKinnon is a lawyer, teacher, writer, and activist on sex equality issues. She created the concept that sexual abuse violates equality rights, pioneering the legal claim for sexual harassment as sex discrimination. Empirical studies document that she is one of the most widely-cited legal scholars in the English language.

For organisational purposes, please register with sarah.beck@eui.eu

Contact


Organisers


Speaker

  • Prof. Catharine A. MacKinnon (The University of Michigan Law School)

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