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Symposium 'equality and non-discrimination law'


29 mei 2018 14.00 uur - 17.00 uur

On the occasion of awarding an honorary doctorate to Dr. Susanne Baer, Professor of Law at Humboldt University (Berlin) and Judge of the German Bundesverfassungsgericht, and of launching this festive year of its 10th anniversary, the Law Faculty of Hasselt University cordially invites you to a symposium in honour of Prof. dr. Susanne Baer on the theme of equality and non-discrimination law. 

The symposium will be taking place on Tuesday, 29 May 2018 at the Stadscampus of Hasselt University, Martelarenlaan 42, 3500 Hasselt.

Four researchers at the Centre for Government and Law (CORe) will present recent work related to equality and non-discrimination. Prof. dr. Susanne Baer will offer her remarks and reflections during the open discussions following each presentation.



14:00 Registration, coffee and tea
14:20 Welcome, Prof. dr. Petra Foubert, Promoter Honorand
14:30   ‘A legal status for step-parents’, Ms. Ulrike Cerulus, Ph.D. student
‘Customer ratings as a vector for discrimination in employment relations? Pathways and pitfalls for legal remedies’, Dr. Marco Rocca, Postdoctoral Researcher
‘The use of gender quotas in Belgium’, Ms. Sara Vancleef, Master’s student
‘Are all identities equal? Considering the limits to recognition under democratic constitutionalism’, Dr. David Haljan, Professor
Closing remarks, Prof. dr. Jan Theunis, Symposium co-organiser
16:45 Reception

Participation in this event is free of charge, but registration in advance is essential. Please confirm your attendance here by 21 May 2018.