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Ms Shulamit Almog


Presidential Advisor and Commissioner on Gender Equity Co-Director of the Law, Gender and Policy Forum Faculty of Law University of Haifa, Israel



Shulamit Almog is a Full Professor of Law at the University of Haifa. She is Presidential Advisor and Commissioner on Gender Equity and Co-Director of the Center of Law, Gender and Policy at the University of Haifa. Formerly she held the positions of Head of the Jewish-Arab Center at the University of Haifa and Academic Head of the University of Haifa Publishing House. Her research focuses on law and culture, law and literature, law and film, children's rights, and feminist legal studies. She has published numerous books and articles in US, Canadian, European, and Israeli law reviews. Alongside her academic work, she is publicly active on human rights issues, appearing before the Israeli Knesset, drafting sections of Israel's report to the UN on the International Convention on Children's Rights, and participating on the committee reforming Israel's Adoption Law. She serves as the Israeli representative to COST Action CONSTDELIB, a pan-European task force concerned with Constitution-making and deliberative democracy. Her recent book is Homer and the Origins of the Law (De Gruyter, 2022).



Law and Culture, Law and Literature, Children's' rights, Feminist Legal Studies
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