Prof. Shulamit Almog

Almog
Law and Literature, Legal Feminism, Sexuality, Gender and Law, Law and Film, Children's Rights, Labor Law

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About

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Shulamit Almog is a Full Professor of Law at the University of Haifa. 

Her research focuses on law and culture, law and literature, law and film, children's rights and feminist legal studies. She has published numerous books and articles in US, Canadian, European and Israeli law reviews.

Alongside her academic work, she is she is publicly active on human rights issues, appearing before the Israeli Knesset, drafting sections of Israel's report to the UN on the International Convention on Children's Rights, and participating on the committee reforming Israel's Adoption Law.

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Education

  • LL.B., Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • M.A., Faculty of Humanities, Haifa University.
  • Ph.D., Faculty of Humanities, Haifa University.

Fields of Intrests

  • Legal Feminisem, Law and Sexuality
  • Law and Literature
  • Law and Film​​​
  • Law and Digital Culture
  • Law and Visual Culture
  • Law and Narative
  • Labor Law
  • Children's Rights
  • Feminist Legal Studies

Academic Experience

Presentations in Conferences (selection)

Further Information

​Supervising LLM and PhD​

LLM

  • Linoy Even Kesef, "Social Infamy tax paid by women in prostitution in Israel" (with Dr. Dana Kahtan)
  • Moriel Arev - Memory and Oblivion: From Borges to Gibson – The right to be forgotten in the digital space as emerging from literary representations
  • Idit Itzcovich- Times of work and rest: the law in changing reality
  • Karnit Gefen- The nature of judicial intuition :  judicial intuition's practices on the background of legitimacy dilemmas. (Supervised 'with Prof. Zvi Eisikovitz)
  • Itai Mishor​ - Between "Revenge Porn" and "Shaming": Legal and Cultural Aspects

PHD

  • Dr. Barbara P Billauer, When judges and scientists use the same words to mean different things – Investigating the meaning of ‘science’ in law from a ‘law and culture’ perspective
  • Dr. Marva Ish-Am, From narrative understanding to legal recognition -  Comprehending parental trauma narrative as a tool for realizing legal rights of children with disabilities (Supervised with Dr. Sagit Mor)
  • Dr. Elit Ben Ari Prenatal Selection in the Age of Technology – Overt and Covert Ideologies       
  • Dr.Yaniv Zaid- Legal rhetoric in an era of technological changes.
  • Dr.Perry-Hazan, Lotem- On the right to education and the right to educate :  the autonomy of the ultra-orthodox education in Israel
  • Dr.Adi Libsker- Sexual Offences Against Women During the Time of War: Literature and Film Alongside Law.
  • Dr.Tamar Peled Catz- Surrogate mothers in Israel: Building in legal, social and cultural Aspects (Supervised 'with Prof. Zvi Eisikovit)