AHRCentre invites you to a seminar with Martha Nussbaum & Rosalind Dixon

Event date: 
12 Aug 2011 (All day)

They will address the topic: Children's Rights & a Capabilities Approach: The Question of Special Priority

Professor Martha Nussbaum is a philosopher and influential intellectual in the fields of classical studies, philosophy, literature, gender studies, education, and law. A graduate from New York University and Harvard University, Professor Nussbaum has taught at Harvard, Wellesley College, and Brown University. Currently, she is Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and
Ethics at the University of Chicago, with appointments in the schools of law and divinity, as well as the philosophy department.

Her recent publications include Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach (2011), Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities (2010), and From Disgust to Humanity: Sexual Orientation and Constitutional Law (2010).

Rosalind Dixon is an Assistant Professor in Law at the University of Chicago Law School and currently a Senior Visiting Fellow in the UNSW Faculty of Law. She earned her BA/LLB from UNSW, and LLM and SJD from Harvard Law School where she served as a Fellow in the Justice, Welfare, and Economics Program, and a Teaching Fellow in Constitutional Law, Constitutional History, Comparative Constitutional Law, and Comparative Constitutional Engineering. Her teaching and research interests include constitutional law, comparative constitutional law and design, international human rights, and law and gender.