Public Engagement Workshops on topics such as what needs to be done to connect yourself as a scholar to lawmakers, how to interact with international bodies, or how to pursue public engagement on the family. These workshops will describe what scholars need to do to connect themselves to lawmakers, how to connect themselves to organizations like international public policy bodies like CEDAW, and other waysto make one’s work relevant to policy makers.
The panels will involve organic discussions led by a strong moderator and organized by themes as described above.
Presentations can be in Spanish, French or English but the conference will not be able to provide translators.
Proposals to participate in the conference should be sent to Robin Fretwell Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than Monday, April 15, 2019. Theproposals should include the participant’s name, affiliation, indication of whether the proposal is for an individual presentation, panel, co-creative conversation, workshop or Author Meets Reader roundtable, and abstract describing the content of the proposal. If the proposal is for a panel or roundtable, it should include the name and affiliation of all of the proposed participants. Abstracts should not exceed a single page for each presentation. Accepted paper presenters will be notified by May 1. Proposals may be submitted at any time. Please indicate if you need an earlier acceptance date in order to arrange travel or funding.
Co-Conveners: Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson, University of Illinois, Director of the Family Law and Policy Program, and Professor Margaret Brinig, University of Notre Dame
Scientific committee: Professor Ruth Halperin-Kaddari, Bar-Ilan University; Margaret J. Brinig, University of Notre Dame; Robin Fretwell Wilson, University of Illinois