Katvan, Eyal

Name: Eyal Katvan
Department/Discipline: School of Law
Institution: Academic Center of Law and Business
Address: 26 Ben Gurion St., Ramat Gan, Isreal
Phone: 972 52 2490955
Email: katvan@biu.013.net.il
Website: http://www.clb.ac.il/english/lectures/katvan.htm

Dr. Katvan received his first Ph. D. from the Faculty of Lar, Bar-Ilan University and his second Ph. D. at the Interdisciplinary Program for Science, technology and Society at Bar-Ilan University.  He was a post-doctoral student at the Faculty of Law at Bar-Ilan Universty.

Eyal’s academic interests lie in the fields of bioethics, law, and medicine; The Legal and Medical Professions; legal history of medicine.  He specializes in the topics of “Medical, Physical and Mental Examinations,” as well as “women’s Legal History” (especially “Women’s Entrance into and integration within the LEgal and Medical Professions in Eretz-Israel and in Israel”) and The History of Law and Medicine.  Eyal has published scholarly articles addressing these issues in academic journals; participated in numerous conferences in Israel and abroad; and received several academic awards and honors.

He is a member of the Israeli Bar since May 1998. Eyal also served as a County Representative at The International Network on Feminist Approaches to bioethics, (FAB) as well as a visiting scholar at the Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.; The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute on Jewish Women at Brandeis University; and the department of Ethics, Philosophy and History of Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nimegen, Netherlands. He served as a member of the Ethics Committee and of the Helsinki Committee, and Member of the Institutional Review Board (Live Organ Transplantation/Donation), at Rabin Medical Center.

Works on Gender and Judging:

Katvan, Eyal, “Intertwined Ladders: The Entry and Integration of Women into Judicial Positions in Israel” in Gender and Judging (Ulrike Schultz, Gisela Shaw, Forthcoming 2011, Hart Publishing)

Katvan, Eyal, “No more “Decorative PArsley”: The Struggle for Judicial Appointments for Women”, Iyuney Mishpat (Tel-Aviv University Law Journal) (2010) (in Hebrew)

Katvan, Eyal, “No more “Decorative Parsley”: The Struggle for Judicial Appointments for Women“,Iyuney Mishpat (Tel-Aviv University Law Journal) (2010) (in Hebrew)