News on the project and related activities.
InclusiveCourts‚Äô researcher Miriam Rocha was a guest speaker in the debate organized by the University of Minho and the University of Aveiro, on the 3rd of December, to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020. The debate, which took place online, aimed to bring together ideas and proposals for strengthening some of the key tenets of the National Strategy for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities (currently under public consultation), including citizenship, education and employment.
Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo discusses international migration, populism and social integration in Portugal and in Europe
Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo and Emellin de Oliveira, from Nova University of Lisbon, were guest debaters at a debate session on refugees, organized by the Law Students‚Äô Association of the University of Minho (AEDUM) as part of the debate series ‚ÄúFalar Direito‚ÄĚ. The debate took place on October 30th, 2020, between 9 and 10.30 pm, and was broadcast online on AEDUM‚Äôs Facebook page.
Miriam Rocha defended her doctoral thesis at the Law School of the University of Minho, on 29 October 2020. The thesis, entitled Intersec√ß√Ķes entre Igualdade e G√©nero: Novos Desafios ao Direito [Intersections between Equality and Gender: New Challenges to Law], was approved with the mention of Very Good.
Manuela Ivone Cunha and Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo, together with Alison Dundes Renteln (University of Southern California), convened a panel entiled Law and Culture in Court, included in the programme of the 16th biennial conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA), which was held online between the 20th and the 24th of July 2020.
At the invitation of the Students‚Äô Association of the University of Minho, Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo chaired a panel entitled ‚ÄúEurope as Refuge‚ÄĚ.
Jean-Yves Durand was among the speakers at the annual meeting of the Law and Society Association, which took place online between the 27th and the 31st of May 2020, under the overall theme of Rule and Resistance.
Ana Rita Sim√Ķes, Law School graduate at the University of Minho, was selected to develop a six months‚Äô research project together with the InclusiveCourts‚Äô team, in the framework of the UMinho Prize for Initiation in Scientific Research 2020.
On February 17th 2020, JusGov‚Äôs Director and InclusiveCourts‚Äô PI, Professor Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo, was awarded the UMinho Scientifc Merit Award 2020, in the context of the celebrations of the 46th anniversary of the University of Minho.
On 28 April 2020, Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo gave a presentation as guest speaker in the I Digital Conference organized by the Students‚Äô Association of the Law School of the University of Minho.
On January 23rd 2020, InclusiveCourts‚Äô researcher In√™s Granja conducted with Prof. Patr√≠cia Fernandes, lecturer at the School of Economics and Management of the University of Minho, a training session for high school teachers on the topic of Multiculturalism, Integration and Human Rights.
Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo interveio, a convite da Presidente do Tribunal da Rela√ß√£o de Guimar√£es, Ju√≠za Desembargadora Raquel Rego, na confer√™ncia tem√°tica que teve lugar no dia 6 de dezembro de 2018, em Guimar√£es, integrada nas comemora√ß√Ķes nacionais dos 70 anos da Declara√ß√£o Universal dos Direitos Humanos e dos 40 anos da ades√£o de Portugal √† Conven√ß√£o Europeia dos Direitos Humanos.
InclusiveCourts‚Äô researchers are guest speakers at the Workshop Legal Challenges: Portuguese-Brazilian Dialogues
Cristina Dias, Clara Calheiros, Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo and A. Sofia Pinto Oliveira took part in the second edition of the Workshop Legal Challenges: Portuguese-Brazilian Dialogues, this year dedicated to the topic ‚ÄúHuman rights, ethics and religion‚ÄĚ.
Benedita Mac Crorie took part in the national celebrations of the World Bioethics Day, organised by the Portuguese Unit of UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, presided by Prof. Rui Nunes.
The third InclusiveCourts Workshop took place at the Padr√£o dos Descobrimentos, in Bel√©m, on 27 September 2019. The presentations covered a range of topics, including concepts (culture, Sharia), the reasoning of judicial decisions and the interplay between cultural diversity and different fields of law (Family law, Criminal Law, Funeral Law).
The second InclusiveCourts Workshop took place at the Law School of the University of Minho on 16 July 2019. The presentations covered topics such as multiculturalism, feminism, linguistic diversity, human dignity, legal pluralism, and the interplay between cultural diversity and fields of law such as Constitutional Law and Criminal Law.
InclusiveCourts‚Äô researchers take part in the International Conference on the European Convention on Human Rights
Several members of the InclusiveCourts‚Äô team ‚Äď Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo, Clara Calheiros, M√°rio Monte, Pedro Freitas, Fl√°via Noversa Loureiro, Benedita Mac Crorie, A. Sofia Pinto Oliveira, Teresa Moreira, Cristina Dias and In√™s Granja ‚Äď took part as guest speakers in the Porto edition of the International Conference on the European Convention on Human Rights and Additional Protocols.
Miriam Rocha took part as speaker in the IVR World Congress 2019, dedicated to the topic ‚ÄúDignity, democracy, diversity‚ÄĚ, with a presentation entitled ‚ÄúDignity and equality: A fruitful or a sterile relationship?‚ÄĚ.
The first InclusiveCourts Workshop took place at the Law School of the University of Minho on 12 June 2019. The presentations covered terminological and conceptual questions, fundamental principles and translation practices.
Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo, Manuela Ivone Cunha, Benedita Mac Crorie and Miriam Rocha were in Washington DC for the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, which took place between 30 May and 2 June 2019
Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo was a guest speaker at the Seminar N√≥s e os Outros: Alteridade, Pol√≠ticas P√ļblicas e Direito [Us and Them: Otherness, Public Policies and Law], organised at the Law Faculty of the University of Porto, by Anabela Costa Le√£o, Jorge Gracia Ib√°√Īez and Lu√≠sa Neto. Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo gave a presentation on religious and cultural diversity.
On 29 March 2019, In√™s Granja took part in the XXth Annual Meeting of Doctoral Students organized by the University of Nottingham, with a presentation entitled ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs all about integration: Remarks on freedom of religion in the case-law of the ECtHR‚ÄĚ.
Presentation of the InclusiveCourts project at the commemorative session of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 40 years of Portugal's accession to the European Convention on Human Rights, at Guimar√£es‚Äô Court of Appeal, 6th December, 2018.