Symposium „The European Union as Protector and Promoter of Equality“

Symposium held from 28th-30th March 2019

Thomas Giegerich: The Political Dimensions of Equaliy in the European Union: Equality of Union Citizens and Equality of Member States in a Supranational Representative Democracy

Dagmar Richter: Overweight and Obesity as Grounds of Discrimination

Janneke Gerards: EU Anti-Discrimination Law and International Human Rights Law – Does Closer Political Integration Produce Better Antidiscrimination Law?

Marie Mercat-Bruns: Comment on Sara Benedi Lahuerta’s speech “Has the EU Taken Comprehensive and Coherent Action to Combat Antidiscrimination?” 

Stefan Kadelbach: Are Equality and Non-Discrimination part of the EU’s Constitutional Identity?

Ana Maria Guerra Martins: Comment on Stefan Kadelbach’s speech “Are Equality and Non-Discrimination part of the EU’s Constitutional Identity?”

Gareth Davies: Comment on Thomas Giegerich’s speech “The Political Dimensions of Equality in the European Union: Equality of Union Citizens and Equality of Member States in a Supranational Representative Democracy”  

Anne Lise Kjaer: The equality of Languages in the EU

Xabier Arzoz Santisteban: Comment on Anne Lise Kjaer’s speech “The equality of Languages in the EU”

Colm O’Cinneide: EU Antidiscrimination Law and International Human Rights Law – Does Closer Policital Integration Produce Better Antidiscrimination Law?

Sara Benedi Lahuerta: Has The EU Taken Comprehensive and Coherent Action to Combat Discrimination?

Katrin Wladasch: Making Antidiscrimination Law Effective: Burden of Proof, Remedies and Sanctions in Discrimination Cases  

Marc de Vos: Positive Action and Its Limits in EU Law

Andreas Ziegler: Discrimination on Grounds of Sexual Orientation and Identity

Tamara Hervey: Comment on Dagmar Richter’s speech “Overweight and Obesity as a Ground of Discrimination”

Theresia Degener: The impact of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on EU Antidiscrimination Law

Andrea Broderick: Comment on Theresia Degener’s speech “The impact of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on EU Antidiscrimination Law”

Gözde Kaya: Age Discrimination as a Bone of Contention in the EU

Ulrike Fasbender: Comment on Gözde Kaya’s speech “Age Discrimination as a Bone of Contention in the EU”

Anne Thies: The EU’s External Action to Promote Equality in the Wider World

Rosaan Krüger: African Perspective

Mathias Möschel: American Perspective  

Ivana Jelić: Concluding thoughts on the symposium

Dagmar Schiek: Concluding thoughts on the symposium