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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.

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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' (Edward... Read More →
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Kelsey Merkley

Senior Policy Advisor, Ontario Digital Service
Other hats: Founder of UnCommon Women - lover of colouring books.Creative Commons Canada
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CC Open GLAM Platform Lead, Creative Commons
Evelin Heidel (a.k.a. Scann) is a longtime member of Creative Commons, currently leading the Open GLAM initiative (http://openglam.org). She has worked in digital heritage, community digitization and intellectual property for the past ten years. Harvard Fellow at the Harvard Library Innovation Lab (2018), International Visiting Scholar at Washington College of Law, American University (2019... Read More →

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