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Gender, Technology and Law Session: October-November 2020

  • October 13, 2020

The Gender, Technology & Law research group is happy to announce a new series of online sessions to take place in October, November and December 2020.

The Gender, Technology & Law Sessions are a collaborative initiative of the Law, Science, Technology and Society Research Group (LSTS) and the Fundamental Rights Centre(FRC) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. The initiative aims at investigating the intersections between gender, technology and law through an interdisciplinary approach. Outcomes of these investigations but also more explorative debates and open questions are presented in a series of seminars, both by internal and external speakers.

Venue: Online. The platform, together with the link to attend the event, will be communicated to the registered participants in due course.

Registration: The sessions are free to attend but registration is required. To register, please fill in the registration form. Should you face any difficulties with your registration, please send an e-mail to Olga Gkotsopoulou (LSTS) or Carlotta Rigotti (FRC)


The forthcoming cycle consists of three sessions.

Tuesday 27 October 2020, 12:00-13:30 Brussels time

  • Petra Molnar on Immigration, Iris-Scanning, and iBorderCTRL: The Human Rights Impacts of Migration Control Technologies;

Tuesday 24 November 2020, 12:00-13:30 Brussels time

  • Sara De Vido on International and European Legal Perspectives on Online Gender-Based Violence against Women: How internet can be both a source of violence and a response to it;

Tuesday 15 December 2020, 12:00-13:30 Brussels time

You can find the poster of the event here: pdf fileGTL Sessions October - December 2020 (328 KB) .