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Creating Capabilities: Framing the Issues

This panel was recorded April 23, 2010 as part of the conference "Creating Capabilities," held at the University of Chicago Law School and organized by James Heckman, Martha Nussbaum and Robert Pollak.


93:44 minutes (85.82 MB)

Panel: "The Relationship Between Democracy and Women’s Rights"

This panel was part of the conference Democracy and Gender Equality in the Muslim World, organized by Martha Nussbaum and Madhavi Sunder on May 8, 2009. Speakers included:


86:45 minutes (79.43 MB)

Madhavi Sunder, Intro to "Democracy and Gender Equality in the Muslim World"

This introduction to the conference Democracy and Gender Equality in the Muslim World, organized by Martha Nussbaum and Madhavi Sunder, was recorded on May 8, 2009.


8:47 minutes (8.04 MB)

Panel on "Family Law Reform: Global Dimensions"

This panel was part of the conference Democracy and Gender Equality in the Muslim World, organized by Martha Nussbaum and Madhavi Sunder on May 8, 2009. Speakers included:


107:19 minutes (98.25 MB)

Aeyal Gross, "'Thinking Is in the Grey Area': Family, Home, Gender and Diaspora in the Paper Dolls"

This talk by Aeyal Gross (Harvard Law School and University of Tel Aviv) was recorded as part of the conference "'What Pertains to a Man'?


64:17 minutes (58.85 MB)

Pamela Laufer-Ukeles, "The Cross-Dressing Women of the Military in Israel and the U.S."

This talk by Pamela Laufer-Ukeles (University of Dayton School of Law) was recorded as part of the conference "'What Pertains to a Man'?


34:18 minutes (31.4 MB)

Panel: "Transgender and Intersex in Jewish Law"

This panel included talks by Raquel S. Kosovske (Rabbi, Congregation Beit Ahavah, Northampton, Mass) and Jennifer Levi (Western New England College School of Law) on "A Category unto its Own: Ancient Rabbinic Taxonomy of Six Gender Identities and Challenges to Binary Gender Rules" and by Hillel Gray (Center for Ethics, Emory University) entitled "Don't Judge a Book by its Cover?


73:54 minutes (67.67 MB)

"Markets, Firms and Property Rights: A Celebration of the Research of Ronald Coase" (Panel 5)

This panel was recorded on December 5, 2009 as part of the conference "Markets, Firms and Property Rights: A Celebration of the Research of Ronald Coase." The conference brought together a group of scholars to honor the life and research of Ronald Coase. 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the publication of Coase’s seminal paper on the Federal Communications Commission.


86:34 minutes (79.25 MB)

Lisa Fishbayn Joffe, "Assessing Damages: The Promise of Private Law Remedies for Agunot"

Lisa Fishbayn Joffe is Director of the Project on Gender, Culture, Religion and the Law at the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute of Brandeis University. This talk was recorded as part of the conference "'What Pertains to a Man'?


33:36 minutes (30.76 MB)
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