Femicide Conference in Lisbon 2014 – Full Program

CIEG – Interdisciplinary Centre for Gender Studies and ISCSP-ULisboa hosted, between 18 and 20 March, participants from over 17 nationalities  at the COST Conference (COST Action IS1206 on Individuals, Societies, Cultures and Health) about ‘Femicide across Europe’.

The work program included two parliamentary hearings. The Conference was organized in cooperation between ISCSP-ULisboa and the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences from Oporto University and held at ISCSP-ULisboa.

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Thanks to: Jaqueline Ramos (Conference Secretariat); Dr. Jorge Martins (Secretariat of the Presidency of ISCSP); Dr. Miguel Amaro (ISCSP Office of Communication and Image); Dra. Ana Forte; Dr. Rita Gil Mata (FPCE-UPorto).

Program Conference in Lisbon

The proposal is to divide the Conference debates by the themes of the working groups:

WG1 – Definitions/ concepts;

WG2 – Data collection;

WG3 – Culture;

WG4 – Prevention.

Each pannel will include 2 members of the respective Working Group, in preference the coordinators, an external expert invited, other member of the Management Committee who wants to present a paper on the subject.

First Day

Opening Session – 9h 00

Shalva Weil —(Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Chair COST Femicide Across Europe

State Secretary for Parliamentary Affairs and Equality [Secretária de Estado dos Assuntos Parlamentares e da Igualdade]

Ministery of Homme Affairs agent [Representante do Ministério da Administração Interna]

Break  – 10h 00

10h 30 11h 15m. – Key-note Speaker Prof. Naomi Segal

———————–Professorial Fellow in French & German Studies

———————–European Cultures & Languages, School of Arts – UK

———————–‘Is the femme fatale a literary example of femicide?’

Pannel 1 – 11h 30

“Femicide: from concepts to policies”

Lisa Muftic (Bosnia and Herzegovina); Chaime Marcuello (Spain);

Ana Sofia Neves (ISMAI, Portugal)

MC member

External expert invited: Marcela Lagarde y de los Ríos (University National and Auntonom of México)


Pannel 2 – 14h 00

“Harmonizing criteria to promote change”

Monika Schrottle (Germany); Heidi Stoeckl (United Kingdom);

Elisabete Brasil – UMAR

Yolanda Rodriguez Castro (Spain – University of Vigo)

External expert invited: Paul Nieuwbeerta (Criminology, Leiden University) || Carmen Gill (University of New Brunswick, Canada);

Break  – 16h 00

Pannel 3 – 16h 30

Violence and the intersectionality between gender and ethnicity”

Anne Ryen (Norway); Santiago Boira (Spain);

Conceição Nogueira (University of Porto);

External expert invited: Ana María Fernandes (Universidade de Buenos Aires)

Dinner 18h

Second day

Pannel 4 – 9h 00

“Prevention of Gender Violence and Femicide”

Anna Constanza Baldry (Italy); Maria José Magalhães (University of Porto); Augusto Gnisci (Italy)

Dalila || Manuel Lisboa (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

Rui Abrunhosa (Universidade do Minho)

Celina Manita (Universidade do Porto)

External expert invited: Jacquelyn C. Campbell (Johns Hopkins University)


Break 11h 00

Conclusions – 11h 30

Shalva Weil (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Consuelo Corradi (Lumsa University, Italy), Maria José Magalhães (University of Porto)

Closing session – 12h 00

Anália Torres (CIEG)

Shalva Weil (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Consuelo Corradi (Italy)


[Meetings of the Working Groups]

17h 00-18h 00

  • Final discussion
  • Proceedings of the Conference are adopted.

18.h 00

Performance of Magna Tuna Apocaliscspiana

Trid Day, March 20

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