Free research event on Disability and the Human, Manchester

Please note that this is not an Autism Centre Event

“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/

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

Register at http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/disability-the-human-tickets-19564406667

 

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About The Autism Centre, Sheffield Hallam University

The Autism Centre is part of the Department of Education, Childhood and Inclusion within the Faculty of Development and Society, Sheffield Hallam University. The Autism Centre promotes a view of autism as a different way of being. Whilst many people may live happy and accomplished lives with autism, different ways of being can challenge and confuse others. To help with understanding The Autism Centre delivers accredited courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. Its team of academics engage with research and consultancy and publish widely on the autism spectrum and disability.
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