In cooperation with LAWGEM project, SEE|EU Cluster of Excellence in European and International Law of the Europa-Institut (Saarland University) organized Autumn School “Law & Gender – Gender Equality and Gender Mainstreaming in the Context of European and International Law”.
Autumn school was held via the Zoom platform, from the 4th to the 15th of October 2021. It was supported and funded by DAAD and Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The participants were mainly master and PhD students from European universities.
Prof. Dr. Thomas Giegerich and Ass. iur. Mareike Fröhlich LL.M from Europa-Institut, Saarland University opened the School with a welcome address, while Prof. Dr. Dragica Vujadinović, LAWGEM coordinator presented LAWGEM project.
Autumn School encompassed following courses: 1) Gender Equality and the Sociology of Law (Dr. Zara Saeidzadeh, Örebrö University); 2) An Introduction to Feminist Political and Legal Theories (Prof. Dr. Antonio Álvarez del Cuvillo, University of Cadiz); 3) European Legal History – a Gender Perspective (Asst. Prof. Dr. Nina Kršljanin, University of Belgrade); 4) Gender in Philosophy and Law (Asst. Prof. Dr. Damir Banović, University of Sarajevo); 5) Gender Equality and Women’s Rights in International and European Human Rights Law – Institutional Architecture and Relevant “Constitutional” and Legal Framework (Prof. Dr. Thomas Giegerich, Europa-Institut, Saarland University); 6) Challenges of the New Pact on Migration and Asylum (Prof. Dr. Iris Goldner Lang, University of Zagreb); 7) Feminist Legal Theory in Light of International Humanitarian Law (Dr. Rigmor Argren, Örebrö University); 8) Introduction to Feminist Judgements (Prof. Dr. Ivana Krstić, University of Belgrade); 9) Being a Judge – Does Gender matter? (Judge Prof. Dr. Ivana Jelić, ECtHR Strasbourg); 10) Criminology, Penology, Victimology – a Gender Perspective (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Susanne Strand, Örebrö University); 11) Violence against Women (Asst. Prof. Dr. Ivana Marković, University of Belgrade); 12) Gender Equality in Family Law (Dr. Eniana Quarri, University of Tirana); 13) Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Women in Europe (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elena Ignovska, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University Skopje); 14) Gender Equality in International and European Labour Law (Prof. Dr. Isabel Ribes, University of Cadiz); 15) EU Law and Gender-Balanced Boards: Making Equality Effective (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Snjezana Vasilijević, University of Zagreb); 16) Economic Empowerment of Women: Entrepreneurship, Arbitration Boards, Trade and Investment Agreements (Prof. Dr. Tatjana Jevermović Petrović, University of Belgrade; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jelena Lepetić, University of Belgrade; Ass. iur. Mareike Fröhlich LL.M., Europa-Institut, Saarland University); 17) Gender Equality in Light of Transitional Justice – The Case of the Western Balkans (Milena Lazarevic, European Policy Centre, Belgrade; Dr. Ermira Danaj, VVA Group); 18) The Role and Impact of Media and Audio-Visual Broadcasting on Gender Equality in the Western Balkans (Asst. Prof. Dr. Enis Omerović, University of Zenica). Also, two interactive session were organized: Gender Equality and Women’s Rights in International and Human Rights Law – Relevant/Feminist Decisions (Chair Prof. Thomas Giegerich); Rewrite a Judgement From a Female Point of View (Prof. Dr. Marco Evola, LUMSA University Rome/Palermo; Dipl.-Jur. Julia Jungfleisch LL.M., Ass. Iur. Laura Woll LL.M., Saarland University).