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Dr. Petra Sußner

Research Assistant (postdoc) in sub-project A: “Claiming a Common World? Gender in Environmental Law and Climate Litigation”
Chair of Public Law and Gender Theory, Humboldt University Berlin

The law is tricky. Violence and agency are inextricably linked, and as a legal gender studies scholar, I focus on law's emancipatory promise.  In my research, I aim to  (a) illustrate how law itself is inevitably gendered and to (b) open up space for alternative legal reasoning. 

Chair for Public Law and Gender Theory,  Humbolt University Berlin 

Apart from my academic work, I practicised law in Vienna and still work closely with civil society actors., Twitter: p_sussner

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