Symposium

Toleration, Equality, and Segregation in the Name of Culture

International KAS/Minveva Conference

Details

Program

Phillip P. Mizock & Estelle Mizock Chair in Administrative and Criminal Law

Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Harry and Michael Sacher Institute for Legislative Research & Comparative Law

Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Halbert Centre for Canadian Studies

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

invites the public to an international conference:

Toleration, Equality,

and Segregation in the

Name of Culture

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

09:30 – 17:30

Hall 405, Maiersdorf Faculty Club, Mount Scopus Campus

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Conference Program:

09:00-09:30 Reception and registration

09:30-09:45 Greetings

09:45-11:00 Opening Address

Lecture: Prof. Lorraine Weinrib

Faculty of Law, University of Toronto

"Dignity, Cultural Community and the Constitutional State"

Discussant: Prof. Frances Raday

School of Law, College of Management Academic Studies;

Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

11:15-13:00 Session I: The Impacts of Segregation on Vulnerable Minority Members

Chair: Dr. Tomer Broude

Academic Director, Minerva Center for Human Rights, , Faculty of Law,

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Presentations: Dr. Tamar Hostovsky Brandes

School of Law, Ono Academic College

"Separate and different: Single-sex education and the quest for equality"

Dr. Ofer Cassif

Sapir Academic College; Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo

"Hegemony, power and identity: Justice and the construction of culture"

Ms. Inas Deeb

Doctoral Candidate, School of Education, Bar-Ilan University;

Director of educational programs at Hand in Hand Center for Jewish and

Arab Education in Israel

"Jewish and Arab children's concepts of ethnic categories in integrated

and segregated schools in Israel"

Dr. Anne Schondelmayer

Department of Intercultural Education, Free University of Berlin

"Communication and understanding between groups of different social

milieu identifications"

Discussant: Dr. Meital Pinto

Angel Postdoctoral Fellow, Minerva Center for Human Rights, Faculty of

Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

13:00-14:00 Recess

14:00-15:30 Session II: Breaking the Dichotomy between Voluntary and Involuntary Segregation of

Minority Members

Chair: Dr. Hila Keren

Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Presentations: Dr. Yifat Bitton

School of Law, College of Management Academic Studies

"Finally, our own Brown! (?)"

Prof. Kristi L. Bowman

Michigan State University College of Law

"Breaking down antidiscrimination: anti-subordination, anti-classification,

and education in the United States and Israel"

Ms. Tammy Harel Ben-Shahar

Doctoral Candidate, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

"Religious separation or elitist segregation? Two kinds of religious schools

and equal educational opportunity"

15:45-17:30 Session III: The Tension between the Right to Culture and the Right to Equality

Chair: Dr. Re'em Segev

Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Presentations: Dr. Gershon Gontovnik

Faculty of Law, Carmel Academic Center, Haifa

"Legal walls built by minority groups in the name of culture: A right to

discriminate?"

Prof. Frédéric Megret

Faculty of Law, McGill University

"Legal pluralism and international human rights: When does one have the

right to one's own legal system?"

Dr. Meital Pinto

Angel Postdoctoral Fellow, Minerva Center for Human Rights, Faculty of

Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

"A new perspective on the rights of minorities within minorities"

Dr. Lorenzo Zucca

School of Law, King's College London

"Is toleration the right answer to religious conflicts?"

Discussant: Prof. Alon Harel

Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

To request registration, information and/or campus entry/parking permits:

Contact the Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

no later than the day before the event: mchr@savion.huji.ac.il or 02-5881156

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Veranstaltungsort

Maiersdorf Faculty Club, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Bereitgestellt von

Auslandsbüro Israel