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Website for ESRC research project 'Big Society? Disabled People with Learning Disabilities and Civil Society'

“Disability and the Human” Symposium

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“Disability and the Human” Symposium

Time: 10am – 4 pm

Date: Friday, February 5th, 2016,

Venue: Lecture Theatre 1Brooks Building, Birley Fields Campus, Manchester Metropolitan University, M15 6GX

Travel Information here: https://www2.mmu.ac.uk/hpsc/contact-us/travel-and-parking/

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Programme

 

 

10.00-10.15

 

Registration & Arrival (Tea/coffee available for purchase)

 

 

10.15-11.15

 

What’s love got to do with it? Austerity, intimacy and humanity

 

Kirsty Liddiard, School of Education, University of Sheffield

 

 

11.15 – 12.15

 

Disability, childhood and the human: refusing monstrosity

 

Katherine Runswick-Cole, The Research Centre for Social Change: Community Wellbeing, Manchester Metropolitan University.

 

 

12.15 – 1.15

 

Lunch (Please bring your lunch or purchase on campus)

 

 

1.15 – 2.15

 

Homo-psycho-pharmaceuticus: economic suicides and the global market in debility

 

China Mills, School of Education, University of Sheffield

 

 

2.15 – 2.30

 

Break

 

2.30 -3.30 Theorising disability and humanity

 

Dan Goodley* and Rebecca Lawthom**, *School of Education, The University of Sheffield, **The Research Centre for Social Change: Community Wellbeing, Manchester Metropolitan University.

 

 

3.30 – 4.00

 

Plenary

 

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Author: Katherine RC

Katherine is Research Fellow in Disability Studies and Psychology at the Research Institute for Health and Social Change at Manchester Metropolitan University

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