On May 15, 2018, the Berkeley Study Group held an international conference on “The Globalization of the #MeToo Movement”. Participants include law professors and attorneys from Australia, California, Colorado, China, New York, Massachusetts, Minnesota, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, and the UK. Catharine MacKinnon (Michigan/Harvard) gave the keynote address.
On May 16, 2018, Professor Theresia Degener (EVH-Bochum), Chair of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, presented a paper analyzing General Comment No 6 (2018) on equality and non-discrimination. In the first webinar of this series, Professor Degener discusses the Comment’s theory of equality, the role of reasonable accommodation, where the Comment’s discussion connects to traditional approaches to disability and non-discrimination, and where it innovates. Professor Gerard Quinn (NUI Galway/Wallenberg Institute Lund) hosted this webinar, followed by a brief response by Professor Sandra Fredman (Oxford).
In 2013, The Berkeley Study Group held a video panel on Global Affirmative Action.