The course analyzes the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on individuals belonging to disadvantaged communities and, within these, on the most vulnerable ones, in relationship with anti-discrimination law and policy. The course is part of the International Course "COVID-19 and Global Inequalities", coordinated by the University of California, Berkeley (US) and the Portsmouth Law School (UK), and joined, furthermore, by the University of Milano, the Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia), MacKenzie University School of Law (São Paulo, Brazil), Universidad de Buenos Aires - Facultad de Derecho (Argentina), University of Cape Town (South Africa), Wuhan University School of Law (China), Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I), McGill University (Montreal, Canada), and the University of Palermo.
Students part-taking in the course will therefore have the opportunity to work, discuss and interact with teachers, experts and students from different Universities.
The lessons of the course will be delivered remotely on the zoom platform of the University of Berkeley.
After the first introductory lesson, the course will address such thematic areas as: Domestic violence; Incarceration; Low-income work; Migrants; People with disabilities; Age; People who identify as LGBTQ +; Indigenous people.
Due to organizational reasons, students interested in getting further information and in participating in the course need to write to: Prof. Letizia Mancini (firstname.lastname@example.org
); Dr. Barbara Giovanna Bello (email@example.com