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Dr. Eyal Katvan, PhD, LLMBack

Dr. Eyal Katvan, PhD, PhD, LLM
Dr. Katvan received his first Ph.D. from the Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University, where he produced his thesis titled: “Compulsory Examinations and Their Connection to the Oppression of Women”.  He received his second Ph.D. at the Interdisciplinary Program for Science, Technology & Society at Bar-Ilan University (his thesis titled: “The Medical, Physical and Mental Examinations of Jewish Immigrants to Eretz-Israel 1919-1939”). He was a post-doctoral student at the Faculty of Law at Bar-Ilan University.  Eyal’s academic interests lie in the fields of bioethics, law & medicine; The Legal and Medical Professions; legal history and the 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 & 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 Country 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; the Department of Ethics, Philosophy and History of MedicineRadboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands; the International Institue for the Sociology of Law, Onati, Spain; and the Max-Planck-Institute for European Legal History, Frankfurt, Germany. He served as a member of the Ethics Committee and ofthe Helsinki Committee, and Member of the Institutional Review Board (Live Organ Transplantation/Donation), at Rabin Medical Center.
Publications

Books and Journals (editor)

Associate Editor, International Journal of the Legal Profession, Special Issue on “Too many Lawyers” (with Carole Silver and Neta Ziv) with an Editorial by Eyal Katvan, Carole Silver and Neta Ziv, (under review. forthcoming, 2013)

One Law for Men and Women: Women, Rights and Law during the British Mandate (Book, ed. By Dr. Eyal Katvan, Prof. Margalit Shilo and Prof. Ruth Halperin-Kaddari) (2011) (in Hebrew) with an Introduction by Eyal Katvan, Margalit Shilo, Ruth Halperin-Kaddari, "Complex Identities and Divided Identities"
The book has been reviewed in:
Yael Braudo, “Law and Gender during the Mandate”, 18-19 Israel (2011) 287

See also Hanna Herzog, “Gender on the Hebrew Bookshelf”, Israel Studies Review, Volume 27, Issue 1, Summer 2012: 125–141

Chapters in Books

Shnoor Boaz, Eyal Katvan, "Ringworm, Irradiation, and Compensation: The International Legal Aspects", Ringworm, Irradiation, and History,  (ed. by  Theodore M. Brown, Shifra Shvarts , Siegal Sadetzki, Forthcoming, The University of Rochester Press and Boydel & Bruer inc.). (in English)

Katvan Eyal, "Intertwined Ladders: The Entry and Integration of Women into Judicial Positions in Israel" in Gender and Judging (Ulrike Schultz, Gisela Shaw, Forthcoming 2013, Hart Publishing)

Katvan, Eyal, Bartal, Nira, "A Law is Born: The Midwives Ordinance, Gender and Professional Regulation during the British Mandate", One Law for Men and Women: Women and Law during the British Mandate (ed. Eyal Katvan, Margalit Shilo, Ruth Halperin-Kaddari) (2011) (in Hebrew)

Katvan, Eyal, Halperin-Kaddari, Ruth, “”When the Woman Becomes a Lawyer”: Rosa Ginzberg and Her Battle to Become a Lawyer in Pre-State Israel”, One Law for Men and Women: Women and Law during the British Mandate (ed. Eyal Katvan, Margalit Shilo, Ruth Halperin-Kaddari) (2011)  (in Hebrew)

Katvan, Eyal, “Different(ial) Diagnosis – On Compulsory Examinations and their Relation with Women Oppression”, in Law, Gender & Feminism, (ed. D. Barak-Erez, S. Yanisky-Ravid, Y. Biton, D. Fogatch, 2007)) (in Hebrew)

Articles

Eyal Katvan, “The "Overcrowding the Profession" Argument and the Professional Melting Pot”, (forthcoming) International Journal of the Legal Profession (2013) (In English)

Jonathan Cohen, Tamar Ashkenazi, Eyal Katvan, Pierre Singer, “Brain Death Determination in Israel: The First Two Years Experience Following Changes to the Brain Death Law—Opportunities and Challenges”, Am. J. of Transplantation (2012) (In English)

Katvan Eyal, "Preventive (Marriage and Divorce) Medicine: Premarital Examinations and the Medicalization of Domestic Violence", (forthcoming) Aley Mishpat (Academic Center of Law & Business Law Journal) (2012) (in Hebrew)

Rina Bogoch, Ruth Halperin-Kaddari, Eyal Katvan, "Family Law in the Age of Computerized Databases: The Impact of Legal Databases on the Practice of Family Law in Israel", Iyuney Mishpat (Tel-Aviv University Law Journal) (2011) (in Hebrew)

Katvan Eyal, "The History of Dentistry in pre-State Israel: The De-Feminization Process", Hamishpat (2011) (in Hebrew)

Eyal Katvan, Nadav Davidovitch, "The Examiners of the Immigrants to Mandatory Palestine between two World Wars", Korot (2010) (in Hebrew)

Katvan Eyal, "That was the Beginning": Professionalization and Americanization of Dentistry in (Pre-State) Israel", Journal of the History of Dentistry (2011) (the American Academy of the History of Dentistry)

Katvan Eyal, Shnoor Boaz, "Between Civility and Reputation" (Legal Ethics), Hamishpat (2010) 71-110 (in Hebrew)

Katvan Eyal, Bartal Nira, "The Midwives Ordinance (Palestine, 1929): Historical Perspectives and Current Lessons", Nursing Inquiry, (2010) 165-172 (in English)

Katvan Eyal, "Women in a Man's Toga: Women's Entrance into and Integration within the Legal Profession in Eretz-Israel and in Israel" Iyunim Betkumat Israel (2010) (in Hebrew)

Katvan, Eyal, "Who is the Landlord? Quarantine and Medical Examinations for Immigrants at the Gates of Eretz-Israel (1918-1929)", Korot (2010) (in Hebrew)

Katvan, Eyal, " No More 'Window Dressing': The Entry of Women into Prosecutorial and Judicial Roles Prior to and Following the Establishment of the State of Israel”, Iyuney Mishpat (Tel-Aviv University Law Journal) (2010) (in Hebrew)

Katvan, Eyal, ""The Country is Our Battlefront and We Must Be the Guardians of Health": The founding of the "Medical Office" and the system of medical diagnosis of prospective immigrants to Palestine (1934-1939)", Iyunim Betkumat Israel (2009) (in Hebrew)

Katvan, Eyal, Halperin-Kaddari, Ruth, “The Feminist Proposal is really Ridiculous" "Women’s Battle to Become Advocates in Pre-State Israel”, Mechkarey Mishpat [Law Studies] (2009) (in Hebrew)

Katvan, Eyal, “The Family Unit as a Biological Cell – Medical Examinations and the Good-Measures of Woman”, Law & Business (IDC Law Review) (2007) (in Hebrew)

Katvan, Eyal, Davidovitch, Nadav, “Between Health, Politics and Professionalism: Medical Examination of Emigration Applicants to Pre-State Israel, 1925-1928”, 11 Israel (2007) 31 (in Hebrew)

Katvan, Eyal, “Compulsory Physical Examinations for Determination of Disability“, 15 Refuah U-Mishpat  [Law & Medicine] (1996) 33 (in Hebrew)

Other Publications/ Encyclopedic entries

Katvan, Eyal, Halperin-Kaddari, Ruth, “Rosa Ginossar”, in Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia(Jerusalem, Shalvi Publishing, 2006)
http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/ginossar-rosa

Katvan Eyal, Halperin-Kaddari, Ruth, Trau, Tamar, First Women Advocates in Pre-State Israel (1930-1948) - Biographies (Book in Hebrew), with Introduction by the President of the Israeli Supreme Court, Dorit Beinish, and by the Prof. Arie Reich, Dean, Faculty of Law, Bar Ilan University

Conference Proceedings

Katvan Eyal, Ben-Or Gali, "Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis – International Legal Aspects", in Bioethical Issues of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD), (ed. Michel Ravel, The National Bioethics Council, 2008) 36 (Conference Proceedings)
http://bioethics.academy.ac.il/hebrew/PDF/PGD.pdf

Email: katvan@biu.013.net.il

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