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Erik Mägi

Doctoral student

Erik Mägi
Doctoral student
erik.magi@law.gu.se
+46 31 786 1524
0790-472716

Room number: C517
Postal Address: Box 650, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 41124 Göteborg


Department of Law (More Information)
Box 650
405 30 Göteborg
www.law.gu.se
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Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 411 24 Göteborg

About Erik Mägi

Doctoral Student in Private Law.

Erik Mägi's thesis project has the preliminary title Legally approved parent – establishing of parenthood, normcritical studies, children´s rights and legal design. The research project concerns the legal constructions of who are established as parents in different family scenarios, the legal constructions relations to social norms and power structures, as well as alternatives of legal design. Main supervisor: Mats Glavå. Assistant supervisor: Torbjörn Odlöw. Financial support from Stiftelsen Fru Mary von Sydows, född Wijk, donationsfond.

Erik Mägi is also together with Lina-lea Zimmerman author of a textbook on family law, Stjärnfamiljejuridik [Legal Regulation of Diverse Families] (Gleerups 2015). In the spring of 2016 the authors was awarded the Jörn Svensson Award for their work with LGBTQ rights.

Read an article about the book Stjärnfamiljejuridik and Erik Mägi's research project in the School's Magazine 2017.

Erik Mägi has also, on the request of the Department of Law, conducted a norm-critical examination of the LL.M. programme in Gothenburg. Read the English summary in the report at page 8.

Erik Mägi teaches family law, labour law, discrimination law, law in practice, normcritical studies and intersectionality.

He has previously been legal practitioner, mainly in the policy-based civil society. He has been active in the public debate over several years. He also
teaches folk dance and contact improvisation for adults and children.

On other web sites

Research areas

  • Family Law
  • Normcritical studies
  • Legal design
  • Parenthood
  • Intersectionality

Teaching areas

  • Family Law
  • Labour Law
  • Discrimination Law
  • Law in Practice (Law Clinics)

Selected publications

Nya förslaget om regler för adoptioner redan omodernt
Mägi, Erik
DN Debatt, 2018

When increased legal inclusion reinforces normativity - Establishing Parenthood in Swedish Law
Mägi, Erik
CLOSE RELATIONS: A MULTI- AND INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON CRITICAL FAMILY AND KINSHIP STUDIES, 2018

The Family Matrix
Mägi, Erik
Swedish Network for Family and Kinship Studies, Annual network meeting, Umeå University, 2019

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2019

Sweden
Erik Mägi, Paolo Quacquarini, Sanna Thorslund, Lisa Nordlund, Giovanna Di Benedetto et al.
in Ruggeri, L. et al. (Eds.) (2019). Family Property and Succession in EU Member States: National Reports on the Collected Data, Rijeka, Croatia,, Sveučilište u Rijeci, Pravni fakultet/University of Rijeka, Faculty of Law, Report chapter 2019
Report chapter

The Family Matrix
Erik Mägi
Swedish Network for Family and Kinship Studies, Annual network meeting, Umeå University, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Det viktigaste är inte att du strejkar i dag
Erik Mägi
Aftonbladet Debatt, Newspaper article 2019
Newspaper article

2018

"Legally approved parent" and the FAMLaPP research initiative
Erik Mägi
Nordic Centre for the Study of Family Law, Practices and Policies (FamLaPP) opening workshop - Can Law Protect Actual Family Practices?, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Vem är min förälder?
Erik Mägi
Barnrättscentrum, Juridiska Fakulteten, Stockholms universitet, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

When increased legal inclusion reinforces normativity - Establishing Parenthood in Swedish Law
Erik Mägi
CLOSE RELATIONS: A MULTI- AND INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON CRITICAL FAMILY AND KINSHIP STUDIES, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Ny lag diskriminerar transföräldrar
Erik Mägi, Ulrika Westerlund, Kerstin Burman, Sandra Ehne, Emelie Mire Åsell
SvD Debatt, Magazine article 2018
Magazine article

2017

Transgendered parenthood and gender norms in Swedish Family Law
Erik Mägi
Nordic Law and Gender Conference 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

2015

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