News on the project and related activities.

Patrícia Jerónimo at ICON-S 2021 Mundo Conference

Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo gave a presentation entitled ‚ÄúGender and culture in the courtroom: Notes from Southern Europe‚ÄĚ, as part of a panel on Gender in the Courtroom of the world conference on the Future of Public Law, organised online by the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S), between 6 and 9 July 2021.

Patrícia Jerónimo talks about feminism and multiculturalism at AJP conference

Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo and Sara Ara√ļjo, of the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra, debated the meaning of feminism in the Twenty-First Century at an online conference hosted by the Association of Portuguese Female Judges.

InclusiveCourts presented at the FCT‚Äôs Meeting with Science and Technology ‚Äď Encontro Ci√™ncia 2021

Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo gave a presentation about the project InclusiveCourts, in a penal entitled ‚ÄúIgualdade, Inclus√£o e Cidadania I‚ÄĚ [Equality, Inclusion and Citizenship I], as part of the programme of the Encontro Ci√™ncia 2021, which took place in Lisbon, on 28, 29 and 30 June 2021.

InclusiveCourts is again part of the UMinho Prize for Initiation in Scientific Research, this time with Maria Jo√£o Alves

Maria João Alves, third year student at the Law School of the University of Minho, was selected to develop a six months’ research project together with the InclusiveCourts’ team, in the framework of the UMinho Prize for Initiation in Scientific Research 2021.

InclusiveCourts presented at the European Humanities Conference (EHC), 5 - 7 May 2021

A short video of the project InclusiveCourts was presented at the European Humanities R&D Exhibition, as part of the European Humanities Conference 2021, which took place online and at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, in Lisbon, from the 5th until the 7th of May 2021.

Ana Rita Sim√Ķes Ribeiro is awarded the UMinho Prize for Initiation in Scientific Research

The research project developed by the Law student Ana Rita Sim√Ķes Ribeiro, in the context of the competition for the UMinho Prize for Initiation in Scientific Research, was one of the projects awarded by the jury in the session held on 30 April 2021, with the presence of the Portuguese Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor.

Manuela Ivone Cunha and Patrícia Jerónimo take part in training session at CEJ

Manuela Ivone Cunha and Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo gave a presentation about the project InclusiveCourts as part of a training session organised by the Centre for Judicial Studies (CEJ) on the topic of ‚ÄúMulticulturalism and the Law‚ÄĚ. The training session was held online on 12 April 2021.

Fernando Ferreira Alves and Patrícia Jerónimo take part in the seminar Humanity/Humanities on the Move

InclusiveCourts’ researchers Fernando Ferreira Alves and Patrícia Jerónimo took part in the seminar Humanity/Humanities on the Move, organised by the Humanistic Studies on Migrations & Marginalization (EHum2M) research group of the Centre for Humanistic Studies of the University of Minho (CEHUM). The seminar was held online on 8 and9 April 2021.

Andreia Sofia Pinto Oliveira and Benedita Mac Crorie take part in online workshop on rights and courts in the COVID-19 Pandemic

InclusiveCourts‚Äô researchers Andreia Sofia Pinto Oliveira and Benedita Mac Crorie gave a presentation entitled ‚ÄúVoting during emergency: a challenge to the Portuguese Constitutional System‚ÄĚ, as part of the workshop Rights and Courts in the COVID-19 Pandemic: A comparative perspective from Spain and Portugal.

Patrícia Jerónimo is one of the 101 national women researchers represented in the volume Women in Science 2021

The new edition of the book Women in Science, published by Ciência Viva, National Agency for Scientific and Technological Culture, was presented on March 8 2021. This volume brings together more than a hundred portraits of Portuguese women researchers who stood out, in different research domains, in the national scientific system.

InclusiveCourts’ researchers take part in workshop on Democracy and News Media

Andreia Sofia Pinto Oliveira, Clara Calheiros and Patrícia Jerónimo were among the guest speakers of the workshop on Democracy and News Media, organised at the Research Centre for Justice and Governance (JusGov), with the participation of several other JusGov researchers.

Patrícia Jerónimo takes part in Hipácia’s conference on the migratory phenomena in contemporary history of Italy and Portugal

Patrícia Jerónimo gave a talk on the subject of integration policies and migrants’ rights in Italy and Portugal, as part of the conference organized by the Association of Italian Researchers in Portugal (Hipácia), on the 26th February 2021.

Patrícia Jerónimo talks about the treatment of minorities by state authorities in Portugal

Patr√≠cia Jer√≥nimo talked with sociologist F√°tima da Cruz Rodrigues, from the University of Porto, in a new session of the webinar series ‚ÄúAcademia √† Conversa‚ÄĚ, hosted by the Students‚Äô Association of the University of Minho (AAUM), on the topic of the treatment of minorities by state authorities in Portugal.

Miriam Rocha defends her Doctoral thesis

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.

Miriam Rocha takes part in debate commemorating International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020

InclusiveCourts’ 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.

Patrícia Jerónimo 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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.