Prof. Dr. Ruth Rubio Marin “GENDER AND CONSTITUTIONALISM: THE NEW MILLENIUM AGENDA” Law School Distinguished Speakers Seminar

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Prof. Dr. Ruth Rubio Marin

Professor of Constitutional and Public Comparative Law

European University Institute


26 November 2014


             11:00    Founder’s Hall


Prof. Ruth Rubio-Marín holds a Chair in Comparative Public Law at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Before, she taught at several other academic institutions in the world including Sevilla University, Princeton, NYU and Vermont Law School. She is the author and (co)editor of several books including Immigration as a Democratic Challenge (Cambridge University Press, 2000); The Gender of Constitutional Jurisprudence, Cambridge University Press, 2004; What Happened to the Women? Gender and Reparations for Human Rights Violations, Social Science Research Council, New York, 2006; The Gender of Reparations: Subverting Sexual Hierarchies while Redressing Human Rights Violations, (Cambridge University Press 2009); The Battle for Female Suffrage in the EU: Voting to Become Citizens (Brill, 2012) and Human Rights and Immigration (OUP, 2014). Over the years she has worked as an expert on gender and reparations and gender and constitution making in several countries including Morocco, Colombia, Nepal, Syria and Croatia. Her work on gender and reparations has helped shape several UN documents on the matter. She has a passion for languages of which she speaks six.