'Use and the University' FJDG Teach-Out Panel Discussion in Support of UCU Strike Action
In solidarity with the University and College Union (UCU) strike action, on Tuesday, March 3rd, the Feminist Jurisprudence Discussion Group (FJDG) will hold a teach-out panel discussion on 'Use and the University' (Chapter 4 of Sara Ahmed's What's the Use?) with panellists Dr. Shreya Atrey, Achas Burin, Professor Sandra Fredman, and Nomfundo Ramalekana at the Wadham Room in King's Arms. A social will be held from 18:00 and the discussion will begin at 19:00. All are welcome!
About the Speakers
Dr. Shreya Atrey is an Associate Professor in International Human Rights Law at the Department of Continuing Education and the Faculty of Law, based at the Bonavero Human Rights Institute. Her research is on discrimination law, feminist theory, poverty and disability law. Her monograph, Intersectional Discrimination (OUP 2019), presents an account of intersectionality theory in comparative discrimination law. Previously, she was based at the University of Bristol Law School (2017-19) where she taught on Constitutional Rights, Public Law and International Human Rights Law courses. She was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence in 2016-17 and a Hauser Postdoctoral Global Fellow at the NYU School of Law, New York in 2015-16. She completed BCL with distinction and DPhil in Law on the Rhodes Scholarship from Magdalen College, University of Oxford. She has served as the Chairperson of the Oxford Pro Bono Publico (2013-14) and is currently an associate member of the Oxford Human Rights Hub. Shreya is also an Official Fellow of Kellogg College.
Nomfundo Ramalekana is a South African DPhil (Law) student in the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. Her research interests are in equality and anti-discrimination law, comparative human rights, critical race and feminist legal theory as well as African Constitutionalism(s). Her current research is on affirmative action in South Africa. She completed her LLB at the University of Pretoria in South Africa (2013), a BCL (2016) and MPhil Law (2017) at the University of Oxford, funded by a Rhodes Scholarship. Nomfundo is a Graduate Teaching Assistant for Human Rights Law on the BCL Comparative Equality and Comparative Human Rights Law courses. She is also a blog editor for the Oxford Human Rights Hub.
About the Discussion Group
The Feminist Jurisprudence Discussion Group also welcomes offers to present papers or other work-in-progress to the group or to lead a discussion. Please do contact one of the convenors if you are interested in talking to the group or if you have an idea for an informal discussion.