Irene Rose Liverpool John Moores Univ. In July founding steering group member Alison Wilde was invited to be part of the headline panel at the Accentuate ‘One Year On’ Symposium held in partnership with the University of Brighton. The symposium explored the potential wider cultural legacy of the London 2012 Paralympics for Deaf and disabled …Continue Reading
Category: Disability Studies Network
January 2013 Steering Group Members: Dr. Alison Wilde, Bangor University Deborah Williams, Arts Council England Irene Rose, Liverpool John Moores University Recent Events Free public event: Comedy and Disability: A Debate Friday 5th October 3pm-5pm Liverpool John Moores University, Dean Walters Building, Liverpool L1 7BR Liverpool Comedy Trust’s Annual Comedy Festival Debate for 2012 was …Continue Reading
Irene Rose Liverpool John Moores Univ. MeCCSA DSN was pleased to co-organise this year’s Liverpool Comedy Trust Annual Comedy Festival Debate hosted by Liverpool John Moores University. This free public event was well attended and drew delegates from across the length and breadth of the country. Contributors included Paul Betney (standup comedian), Laurence Clark (actor …Continue Reading
A celebration of the ‘International Day of Persons with Disabilities’ with invited speakers and public discussion. A collaboration between the MeCCSA Disability Studies Network and the Disability Equality Research Network Speakers Professor Nick Watson ‘Bad news for disabled people: Changes in the way newspaper report disability Allan Sutherland Title TBC Deborah Williams The Good, The …Continue Reading
Alison Wilde Bangor University Over the year since our inaugural conference, we have steadily built the network. A steering group was formed after Professor Colin Barnes’ impassioned keynote speech given at the MeCCSA Annual Conference in January. Supporting the aims of the network. Colin spoke on the crucial part that disability studies has to play …Continue Reading
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