DAY 1: 22 May 2017  

10:00 – 10:30 (ORB 2.55):


10:30 – 12:30 (ORB 2.55)

IN THE ARTS (Chair: Silvia Ross, University College Cork)

  • Deborah Jermyn (University of Roehampton)

‘Why does the BBC think violence against women is sexy’?: Interrogating The Fall

  • Nuala Finnegan (University College Cork)Hypervisibility, spectacle and the female body: framing fem(in)icide in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico
  • Héctor Domínguez-Ruvalcaba (University of Austin, Texas)Women killer organizations: the sase of Arroyo del Navajo and the Imberbes

12:30 – 14:00 (Second Floor, Social Area, Block B):


14:00 – 16:00 (ORB 2.55):

IN THE MEDIA (Chair: Alan Gibbs, University College Cork)

  • Karen Boyle (University of Stirling)

What’s in a name?: (men’s) (gender based) violence against women (and children)

  • Una Mullally (Journalist at Irish Times)Covering fear: how media covers gender based violence and how journalists deal with writing about it when online discourse is typified by misogyny
  • Donna M. Alexander (University College Cork)Representing gender based violence in virtual reality: Nonny de la Peña’s Immersive Journalism

16:00 – 16:30 (Second Floor, Social Area, Block B):


16:30 – 18:30 (ORB 2.55):

IN LAW AND PHILOSOPHY (Chair: Vittorio Bufacchi, University College Cork)

  • Tamar Pitch (Università di Perugia)

Male violence against women: what do we mean and why an emphasis on the criminal justice system is risky

  • Rosa Logar (President of WAVE – Women Against Violence Europe)The Istanbul Convention as a legally binding framework to prevent violence against women and domestic violence in Europe – Potentials and challenges
  • Susan Brison (Dartmouth College)Representing sexual violence. A philosophical perspective

20:00: DINNER