The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) and the Harvard Law School are proud to present:

The Oxford-Harvard Video Conference on Gender Equality

Thursday 2 May from 2:30 to 5:30pm in the The Cube at the Oxford Law Faculty.

Leading academics from the UK and the US will meet via video-link to discuss, debate and evaluate the development of equality law.


On behalf of Oxford:

'Sexuality Equality: Some Implications from Arguments Concerning Women's Equality'

Dr Nicholas Bamforth, Fellow of Queen's College, Oxford.

Harvard respondent: Professor Laura Rosenbury, Sullivan & Cromwell Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard and Professor of Law, Washington University Law School.


'What is substantive equality?'

Professor Sandra Fredman, Rhodes Professor of the Laws of the British Commonwealth and the United States, Pembroke College, Oxford and Director of OxHRH.

Harvard respondent: Professor Martha Minow, Jeremiah Smith, Jr Professor of Law and Dean of the Harvard Law School.


On behalf of Harvard:

'Feminism and Constitutionalism, Pluralism and Transnationalism'

Professor Vicki Jackson, Thurgood Marshall Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard University.

Oxford respondent : Professor Denise Reaume, Visiting Professor Oxford University; and Professor of Law, University of Toronto.


'Quotas and Consequences: A Transnational Re-evaluation'

Professor Julie Suk, Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard University and Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University.

Oxford respondent: Dr Cathryn Costello, Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford and Associate Director of OxHRH.



Oxford chairperson: Professor Nicola Lacey, Professor of Criminal Law and Legal Theory, All Souls College, Oxford.

Harvard chairperson: Professor Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Harvard.


This is sure to be a fascinating discussion and we look forward to seeing you there! Refreshments will be provided.

To assist us in our planning, we would appreciate it if you could RSVP by following this link and by clicking 'attending'. Those who have not RSVPed are still more than welcome to attend, space permitting.