Seminars and Lectures

Disability and Culture: Whose Tragedy? (Workshop, Royal Holloway, London, 21 March 2013)

Disability and Culture: Whose Tragedy? Thursday March 21st, 2013 Centre for Creative Collaboration (c4cc) 16 Acton Street, London WC1X 9NG Part of Royal Holloway’s Trauma, Fiction, History Series, jointly sponsored by the School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures and the Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway. Programme 11-11:15 Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

Ageing & disability: “Writing in” Gender & Sexuality (Workshop, Lancaster, 25 April 2013)

Lancaster University, Conference Centre Opportunities, challenges & tensions: linking the ageing and disability rights agendas Ageing and disability: ’writing in’ gender and sexuality Thursday 25th April 2013 The importance of gender and sexuality amongst older and disabled people is often overlooked by policy-makers and practitioners.  This seminar will explore points Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

Addressing Ageism, Impairment & Disablism (Seminar, Lancaster, 29 January 2013)

Opportunities, challenges & tensions: linking the ageing and disability rights agendas Addressing ageism, impairment and disablism Tuesday 29th January 2013 This seminar engages with the shape and form of contemporary ageism, impairment and disablism, and the challenges for developments and policies designed to address these issues. Keynote speakers: Peter Beresford, Professor of Read more…

Call for Papers

‘The Hardest Hit’: Disability research and welfare reform — an early career/postgraduate policy symposium (CfP, Conference, Leeds, 20 September 2012)

Final Call for Abstracts Thursday 20th September 2012, University of Leeds Keynote speaker: Prof Paul Gregg, University of Bath An event supported by the Social Policy Association Among the many groups affected by UK welfare reform and benefit cuts, sick and disabled people can arguably lay claim to being ‘the Read more…

PhD Studentships

Literature and Disability PhD Studentship (Swansea University, apply by July 2 2012)

Disability in Coalfields Literature c.1880 -1948: A Comparative study Fully Funded PhD, Literature and Disability, Swansea University Wellcome Trust PhD Studentship from 1 October 2012 for three years (Stipend starting at £19,919). Swansea University, in partnership with the Universities of Aberystwyth, Northumbria and Strathclyde, has been awarded a five-year Wellcome Read more…

Centre for Medical Humanities