Scientific Committee of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) invites:
Join us online or offline for the conference ‘Research Methods to Measure Human Rights Compliance in Europe’ will be held in Berlin, on June 1-2 thanks to the generous support of the German Ministry of Justice, which will host us.
We have gathered researchers, scholars and experts from across various research fields to exchange experiences in measuring human rights across a variety of policy areas, including but not limited to: the global information society, corporate social responsibility, migration and the environment.
Given the expertise of the members of this network, your participation and input would be highly valued and most appreciated.
For details see below and make sure you register here: https://forms.office.com/r/y4cwtyQa6s by May 24th if you are willing and able to join us.
Research Methods and Measuring Human Rights in the European Union
1-2 June 2022
Venue: Gustav-Heinemann-Saal, Federal Ministry of Justice (BMJ),
Jerusalemer Str. 27, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Please register here by 24 May 2022: https://forms.office.com/r/y4cwtyQa6s
Day 1) Wednesday 1 June 2022
10:00-10:15 Welcome and opening
Angelika Schlunck, State Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Justice, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin (by video link)
Dora Kostakopoulou, Chair, FRA Scientific Committee
Anja Mihr, FRA Scientific Committee
10:15 – 10:45
Applied Research at the Fundamental Rights Agency: experience and challenges
Michael O’Flaherty, Director, FRA, Vienna
10:45-11:30 Cross-Fertilization between Social Science and Human Rights Law Research
Rosemary-Ann Byrne, Professor of Legal Studies, NYU, Abu Dhabi.
11:50 – 12:30 Researching the implementation of ECtHR case law at grassroots level
Effie Fokas, PhD, Senior Research Fellow, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP); Research Associate, London School of Economics Hellenic Observatory
13:30 – 14:15
Human Rights, Environmental Protection, and Sustainable Development: “Measure for Measure”
Marianne Franklin, Professor of Global Media and Politics, Goldsmiths University of London
14:30 – 15:15 Norm compliance and empirical research challenges: methodologies of researching compliance
Hans-Otto Sano, PhD. Senior Researcher, Danish Institute for Human Rights, Copenhagen
Day 2) Thursday 2 June 2022
10:10 – 11:00
Measuring the respect of human rights in the context of migration
Aleksandra Szczerba, Professor of Law, Jacob of Paradies University in Gorzów Wielkopolski
Measuring human rights compliance in the area of New Information Technologies
Mart Susi, Professor of Human Rights Law, Tallinn University, Action Chair, Global Digital Human Rights Network
Measuring how people understand and experience fundamental rights in practice.
Malcolm Langford, Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo and University of Bergen
13:45 – 14:15
Conclusion and Ways Ahead
Joanna Goodey, Head of Research, FRA
14:15 End of Conference
Dr. Anja Mihr
Center on Governance through Human Rights
HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform
Pariser Platz 6
D - 10117 Berlin