events of potential interest to our members
CFP: International Congress on Gender Violence: Intersectionalities @ Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law Oñati, 10 – 12 July 2013 Deadline 4th March 2013
h/t Shelley Gavigan.
Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law
The congress will be hosted by the International Institute for Sociology of Law, which is located in Oñati, Spain. Sessions will be held in both English and Spanish, with simultaneous translation provided for the final keynote speaker session.
This congress is aimed at examining the main conceptual frameworks for More >
I will be very sorry to miss this one. My bad luck/bad schedule.
Organized via Distinguished Speaker Series of Osgoode Hall Law School, Osgoode Indigenous Students’ Association, Osgoode Women’s Caucus & Just Law
Amidst growing calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada, York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School will be hosting a discussion on what form such an inquiry should take with David Eby and Robyn Gervais on Monday, December 3. Mr. Eby and Ms. Gervais will offer insight based More >
Click here for the CFP in pdf.
FEMINIST LEGAL STUDIES QUEEN’S CALL FOR PAPERS Bodies of Law: Women’s Health and Equality March 1‐2, 2013 in Kingston, Ontario The goal of the symposium is to identify how laws affect women’s health and how improvements in health lead to greater equality. This event will analyze ways in which gender equality in women’s health is an outcome of legal discourses through examining law at the provincial and federal levels, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and international conventions to promote health and equality, such as the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms More >
Can indigenous peoples, ethnic minorities, women and people living in poverty mobilize human rights in a positive way to combat environmental problems that affect their health and their physical, psychological and material well-being? How does the human rights system increase the capacity of marginalized groups to defend and protect themselves in decision-making processes that could jeopardize their interests in relation to the environment?
Program , registration info and call for volunteers here: via Environmental Justice and Human Rights: Investigating the Tensions, Exploring the Possibilities | More >
Many of you have probably already seen this….
For 39 years, TWB has served the community. Victoria Moreno, the owner, has announced that the store will close its doors on November 30th, 2012.
Come and celebrate nearly four decades of book launches, discoveries and passionate debates on
TUESDAY OCTOBER 30, 2012, at 7:30 p.m with An Evening of Women’s Words.
There will be readings by many writers and a chance to speak about feminism and the store’s history, while we buy books and so assist Victoria in the practical work of closing the store.
So far, confirmed readers include: Judy Rebick, Michele Landsberg, Maureen More >