International Women’s Day 2024

International Women’s Day 2024

In recognition of International Women’s Day, LawPod is profiling some of the female academics from the School of Law who have made interesting episodes over the years. Participants include Professor Aoife O’Donoghue on feminist legal work, Professor Heather Conway on the impact of COVID-19 on laws of death and burial, PhD student Daniela Suarez Vargas’s research on Colombian justice narratives, and Professor Louise Mallinder speaking on transitional justice in Ukraine. These episodes explore the intersection of gender, law, and societal challenges, celebrating female contributions and highlighting some of the meaningful and impactful research that goes on in the school.

  1. Doing Feminist Legal Work: Explores the integration of feminist theories in legal practices, highlighting challenges and successes experienced by women in the field.

  2. COVID-19 and the Laws of Death and Burial: Discusses the changes and challenges in laws regarding death and burial during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a focus on gendered impacts.

  3. PhD Series: Daniela Suarez Vargas: Features Daniela Suarez Vargas’s research on Colombian transitional justice, specifically regarding narratives of criminalisation and victimhood related to sexual violence in armed conflicts.

  4. Transitional Justice in Ukraine: Analyses the efforts and challenges of implementing transitional justice in Ukraine, considering the legal, social, and gendered dimensions of post-conflict reconstruction.