Tove Stang Dahl memorial lecture 2017: "The discrimination grounds and recent developments under Article 14 ECHR: Innovation or Business as Usual?"
The Tove Stang Dahl memorial lecture 2017 will be given by Professor Oddny Mjoll Arnardottir.
15.00 - 15.45 Lecture
16.00 - 17.00 Discussion
17.00 - Tapas and refreshments
Oddny Mjoll Arnardottir.
Oddný Mjöll Arnardóttir is Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of Iceland and chairs the board of its Human Rights Institute. She has written extensively on the rights to equality and non-discrimination, particularly under the European Convention on Human Rights and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and has also done research on the nature and function of margins of appreciation as an autonomous form of international Law.
Tove Stang Dahl
Tove Stang Dahl (9 November 1938 – 11 February 1993) was a Norwegian legal scholar, criminologist, Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo from 1988 until her death, and a pioneer of feminist jurisprudence.
She graduated with the cand.jur. degree in 1965 and was employed at the Faculty of Law directly upon graduation. In 1978, Tove Stang Dahl obtained the dr.juris degree. In 1988 she was appointed by the King-in-Council as Professor of Law. Dahl received an honorary doctorate at the University of Copenhagen in 1986 and several other accolades.
Tove Stang Dahl played a central role in the establishment of the organization Legal counseling for women and the Centre for Women's Studies (Avdeling for kvinnerett, Institutt for offentlig rett) at the University of Oslo, and she was a member of the city council of Oslo 1967–71.
The Tove Stang Dahl memorial lecture is hosted yearly in honour of Tove Stang Dahl. The event is hosted by the VERDI research group at the University of Oslo Faculty of Law.