The Gender, Technology & Law Sessions are a collaborative initiative of the Law, Science, Technology and Society Research Group (LSTS) and the Fundamental Rights Centre (FRC) at the VUB.
The initiative aims at investigating the intersections between gender, technology and law through an interdisciplinary approach. Outcomes of these investigations but also more explorative debates and open questions are presented in a series of seminars, both by internal and external speakers.
Gender, Technology & Law Events
Wednesday 1 April from 10:00 to 12:00
Gender, Technology & Law session on Immigration, Iris-Scanning, and iBorderCTRL: The Human Rights Impacts of Migration Control Techniques by Petra Molnar
Petra Molnar from the University of Toronto will hold a session on Immigration, Iris-Scanning, and iBorderCTRL: The Human Rights Impacts of Migration Control Technologies . This session is part of...
Friday 21 February from 12:00 to 14:00
EVENT POSTPONED: Gender, Technology & Law -session on gendered law making: the case of human trafficking, by Amy Weatherburn
EVENT POSTPONED. A new date will be added soon! This session of the Gender, Technology & Law series will be animated by Amy Weatherburn (FRC). The session will be focused on gendered law making:...
Wednesday 15 January from 10:00 to 12:00
Gender, Law and Technology on "Sex robots through the feminist lenses" by Carlotta Rigotti
Since the 1970s, feminisms have stressed the intersection between gender and technology. Yet, while being mainly focused on the female access to technology, reproductive technologies and a cyborg...
Wednesday 11 December from 10:00 to 12:00
Gender, Technology & Law gatherings: Guest lecture by Nayantara Ranganathan on "All Watched Over By Aunties Of Loving Grace: Safety as Surveillance in India"
Gendering Surveillance is a project that surfaces continuities between existing systems of social control and new technologies of surveillance. The questions it raises are: What can be learned about...
Wednesday 23 October from 10:00 to 12:00
Gender, Technology & Law Series: A topology of terms with Olga Gkotsopoulou
The 2nd session of the Gender, Technology & Law series, co-organised by LSTS and FRC, under the title: “Gender, Technology & Law: A topology of terms”, will take place on 23 October 2019 at...
Gender, Technology & Law News
Sunday 17 November
Looking forward to the Feminist Data Protection Workshop (20 November 2019, Berlin)
LSTS is looking forward to the Workshop on Feminist Data Protection , which will take place place on Wednesday 20 November 2019 in Berlin, Germany. The workshop is organized with the support of the...
Wednesday 22 May
Workshop "Feminist Data Protection" in Berlin: Submit your abstract by 15 June 2019
Forum Privacy (‘Forum Privatheit’), a German research project, is hosting an exploratory, multi-disciplinary, one-day workshop on feminist approaches to data protection in Berlin, on 20 November 2019...
Please find here a collection of resources about gender, technology and law.
"Explicit Data Flows: Applying Global Privacy to Extra Sensitive Data" video of panel at CPDP2020.
"Online abuse of women: who is fighting back?" video of panel at CPDP2019.
"Gendered data bodies" video of panel at CPDP2018.
"Algorithmic gender discrimination, sexism and data (in)equalities" video of panel at CPDP2017.
"Loving the no hate web? Another look into women's digital rights" video of panel at CPDP2016.
"Feminist perspectives on privacy and data protection" video of panel at CPDP2015.