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Voices in Vulnerability
22 minutes | Oct 28, 2022
Authoritarianism and Critical Thinking with Dr. Peter Wang
"Man can conquer heaven...but where is the state?" Dr. Peter Wang discusses authoritarianism and the important role of critical thinking in turning the public's attention to government action (or inaction). Listen to this interview given by Dr. Peter Wang, Associate Professor of Law at City University of Hong Kong.
34 minutes | Sep 2, 2022
Family Experiences of the State with Charisa Kiyô Smith
Professor Charisa Kiyô Smith of CUNY Law discusses how access to resources impacts family experiences of the state, youth technology and cyber abuse, marijuana law in the context of family law, pod mapping, responding to violence without the police and more.
35 minutes | Jun 23, 2022
Asylum In The European Union - Aysel Kucuksu
This interview with Aysel Kucuksu tracks her recently published papers on a vulnerability approach to asylum law and on applying artificial intelligence to the European Court of Human Rights' decision-making process. Aysel can be found on Twitter @aysel_kucuksu. Articles mentioned: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4081945 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/18918131.2022.2078028
45 minutes | Jun 17, 2022
The Social Pharmacy
Artist Jody Wood discusses her latest piece, Social Pharmacy, an interactive experience that invites participants to share and exchange health remedies. She explores the forces shaping our relationship to health and health institutions, and discusses what is shared and what is private within those relationships.
27 minutes | Apr 29, 2022
Access to Justice with Andrew Pilliar
Professor Andrew Pilliar of Thompson Rivers University discusses how vulnerability theory informs his approach to reforming various systems to provide meaningful access to justice. Read 'Filling the Normative Hole at the Centre of Access to Justice: Toward a Person-Centred Conception' by Andrew Pilliar here: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4100809
40 minutes | Apr 8, 2022
Resiliency Gaps with Marc Roark
Professor Marc L. Roark discusses his latest work on resiliency gaps, property as an asset of resilience and more.
19 minutes | Mar 18, 2022
Unfair Housing Law with Xiaoqian Hu
Associate Professor Xiaoqian Hu discusses fair housing, the uses of property, and her strategy for creating incremental change.
27 minutes | Mar 11, 2022
Responsive Human Rights
Dr. Atieno Mboya interviews Corina Heri about her recently published book, Responsive Human Rights: Vulnerability, Ill-treatment and the ECtHR.
48 minutes | Feb 25, 2022
The Elder Catch with Jessica Dixon Weaver
Professor Jessica Dixon Weaver discusses the 'elder catch' (a caregiving/work dilemma faced by increasing numbers of adult children), explains the concept of 'resistant assets,' and discusses how the Covid-19 pandemic impacts her research. Articles referenced below. The Perfect Storm: Coronavirus and The Elder Catch (2021). 96 Tul. L. Rev. 59 (2021), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 507, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3839611 Weaver, Jessica Dixon, Grandma in the White House: Legal Support for Intergenerational Caregiving (January 14, 2013). 43 Seton Hall L. Rev. 1 (2013), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 119, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2200277
40 minutes | Jan 7, 2022
A World Fit for Children Is a World Fit for Everyone
Professor Barbara Bennett Woodhouse discusses her career trajectory, ecogenerism, her hopes for the future of child rights and more in this interview.
20 minutes | Dec 3, 2021
Police Misconduct - From Apples to Orchards
VHC postdoc Jennifer Hickey uses vulnerability theory to offer a unique assessment of the systemic issues that impact police misconduct in her recently published article, “From Apples to Orchards: A Vulnerability Approach to Police Misconduct.” In this interview, Hickey reflects on the article — written in the thick of the Black Lives Matter movement — and describes innovative ways of approaching police misconduct.
33 minutes | Oct 24, 2021
Public Health as a Collaborative Performance
Jody Wood is an artist and social practitioner who uses art to make dependence visible. Listen to her discuss her inspirations and projects including “Beauty in Transition,” “Choreographing Care,” and “Social Pharmacy.”
37 minutes | Oct 8, 2021
Human Behavior, Legal Doctrine and Policy Design
Professor Richard Daynard of Northeastern University School of Law discusses taking on the tobacco industry, the importance of emotion to humanity, and dispelling the notion of the rational actor.
18 minutes | Sep 17, 2021
Resilience Drainage - An Interview with Hila Keren
This episode of Voices in Vulnerability features a conversation with Professor Hila Keren about her recent piece for the LPE symposium on vulnerability theory organized by Professor Keren, Martha McCluskey, and Ronit Kedar. Listen to Professor Keren discuss emotional resilience and the duty of the law to cultivate positive emotions. Read the piece here: https://lpeproject.org/blog/resilience-drainage-and-the-role-of-private-law/
27 minutes | Aug 31, 2021
Water Access in Kenya
This interview with Dr. Atieno Mboya Samandari explores her activities in Kenya as a Fulbright scholar. Listen to learn about her research into water access for women and girls, surviving the pandemic, and more.
38 minutes | Jul 30, 2021
Back to School with a Delta Difference
VHC Postdoctoral Fellow Jennifer Hickey discusses government mistrust, social responsibility, institutional responsiveness, and what it's like to come back to work as the delta variant becomes ubiquitous.
25 minutes | Jun 25, 2021
Interview with Legal Historian Deborah Dinner
Listen to Deborah Dinner explain how she uses vulnerability theory in her work as a legal historian.
35 minutes | May 28, 2021
"You're Never Too Old To Do What You Want"
Jennifer Hickey and Mangala Kanayson discuss their respective career paths, touch on emotional regulation, teaching in higher education, and the importance of emotion in the classroom.
30 minutes | Apr 30, 2021
A vulnerability analysis: Theorizing the impact of artificial intelligence decision-making
"What is artificial intelligence? How will the automation of the decision-making process impact individuals and communities who have historically experienced disadvantage and marginalisation? Why does the use of artificial intelligence decision-making processes result in what Eugenia Eubanks refers to as the automation of inequality? When is the use of artificial intelligence technology valuable? This podcast examines these questions from the vantage point of Martha Fineman’s vulnerability theory."
33 minutes | Apr 2, 2021
Transcending the Boundaries of Law - An Interview with Risa Lieberwitz
Professor Risa L. Lieberwitz speaks about the significance of the book, "Transcending the Boundaries of Law: Generations of Feminism and Legal Theory." Transcending the Boundaries of Law: https://www.routledge.com/Transcending-the-Boundaries-of-Law-Generations-of-Feminism-and-Legal-Theory/Fineman/p/book/9780415481403
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