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Saturday, April 14 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
What Can Creative Commons Learn From Feminist Theories?

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Women's movement around the world are getting more attention each day, as they have been able to make demands for progress in a variety of fields that go far beyond just being "a women's issue". However, this movement is not new and has a long theoretical tradition on its back. In this session, we'll explore the different ways in which feminist theories can help us achieve CC's goal of building a global, diverse and participatory movement that challenges the traditional notions of copyright while building usable commons.

Speakers
avatar for Carys Craig

Carys Craig

Associate Professor of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School
I research and write in the field of intellectual property law and policy, with an emphasis on authorship theory, users’ rights, freedom of expression and the public interest. I am the author of 'Copyright, Communication & Culture: Towards a Relational Theory of Copyright Law... Read More →
avatar for Evelin (Scann) Heidel

Evelin (Scann) Heidel

I'm passionate about opening cultural heritage, bookscanning, fostering access and public domain tools. I like to help people and communities to put forward digitalization projects and to help them understand how copyright impacts on their daily work. I was also part of of the St... Read More →
avatar for Kelsey Merkley

Kelsey Merkley

Founder, UnCommon Women
The only person lucky enough to have been the public lead in two countries! Founder of UnCommon Women - lover of colouring books .


Saturday April 14, 2018 3:00pm - 3:45pm
SoCo Ballroom "B" 3rd floor, Delta Toronto Hotel, 75 Lower Simcoe St, Toronto ON

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