News on the project and related activities.

InclusiveCourts at the 16th EASA Biennial Conference, 24 July 2020

Manuela Ivone Cunha and Patrícia Jerónimo, 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.

Jean-Yves Durand takes part in LSA’s virtual conference, 28 May 2020

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.

Law School Graduate Ana Rita Sim√Ķes develops spin-off of InclusiveCourts

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.

Patrícia Jerónimo chairs debate on migration and asylum in Europe

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.

Patrícia Jerónimo at the I Digital Conference of AEDUM

On 28 April 2020, Patrícia Jerónimo gave a presentation as guest speaker in the I Digital Conference organized by the Students’ Association of the Law School of the University of Minho.

Patrícia Jerónimo was awarded the Scientific Merit Award 2020 by the University of Minho

On February 17th 2020, JusGov’s Director and InclusiveCourts’ PI, Professor Patrícia Jerónimo, was awarded the UMinho Scientifc Merit Award 2020, in the context of the celebrations of the 46th anniversary of the University of Minho.

Inês Granja at the II Meeting on the Challenges to Active Citizenship in the XXI Century

On January 23rd 2020, InclusiveCourts’ researcher Inês Granja conducted with Prof. Patrícia 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.

Patrícia Jerónimo and Maria Cardeira da Silva at the Meeting on Mobility 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’ 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 is guest speaker at the World Bioethics Day Cultural Diversity

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.

III InclusiveCourts Workshop, Padr√£o dos Descobrimentos, 27 September 2019

The third InclusiveCourts Workshop took place at the Padrão dos Descobrimentos, in Belém, 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).

II InclusiveCourts Workshop, Law School of the University of Minho, 16 July 2019

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’ 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 takes part in the IVR World Congress

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.

I InclusiveCourts Workshop, Law School of the University of Minho, 12 June 2019

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.

InclusiveCourts’ researchers at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting

Patrícia Jerónimo, 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 at the Seminar N√≥s e os Outros: Alteridade, Pol√≠ticas P√ļblicas e Direito

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.

Inês Granja at annual meeting of doctoral students on the European Court of Human Rights

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.

Public presentation of the InclusiveCourts project

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 Guimarães’ Court of Appeal, 6th December, 2018.