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Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät Dr. iur. Elif Askin

URPP Equality of Opportunity

The University Research Priority Program "Equality of Opportunity" studies the economic and social changes that lead to inequality in society, and public policies that foster greater equality of opportunity.

International Conference on “Contested Equality: International and Comparative Legal Perspectives” – 19-21 October 2022 - University of Zurich

The University Research Priority Program (URPP) Equality of Opportunity at the Faculty of Law of the University of Zurich is pleased to announce the international conference “Contested Equality: International and Comparative Legal Perspectives”.

The conference will take place at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, from 20 October 2022 (9 a.m.) to 21 October 2022 (5 p.m.). On Wednesday evening, 19 Ocotber 2022, there will be a public keynote speech on the overall topic of the conference.

The conference will focus on the recent challenges and developments of equality and non-discrimination in the international architecture of legal systems. The aim of the conference is to bring together academics and practitioners aimed at jointly identifying and discussing possible questions and solutions to the current issues on equality and non-discrimination.

The call for papers is now closed. We have received more than 85 submissions. The conference will host more than 40 experts from all over the world speaking in 9 panels on various current topics.

For more information see the conference website