WORKSHOP: ‘Living with Disabilities in the Global South’

UCL Anthropology will be hosting a half-day workshop featuring anthropological research on lived experiences of Disability covering a vast number of contexts throughout the Global South. The goal of the half-day event is to foster discussion and further develop our burgeoning collaborative network of anthropologists working on questions of disability and alterity.

We invite teaching and research staff as well as doctoral candidates and postgraduates with an interest in attending to get in touch with Kelly Fagan Robinson ([email protected]).

Sahra Gibbon (UCL) will introduce the day as well as the aims of the British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowship ‘Living with Disabilities’ project

Presenters include:
Nora Groce, UCL
Julia Sauma, Goldsmiths,
Patrice Schuch, UFRGS
Patrick McKearney, University of Cambridge
Valeria Aydos, UFRGS
Annelies Kusters, Heriot Watt
Helena Fietz, UFRGS

Chair: Kelly Fagan Robinson, UCL/University of Cambridge

Further information:
‘Living with Disabilities in the Global South’
half-day workshop at the Institute of Advanced Studies 3rd of February from 2pm-5pm
Common Ground, Institute of Advanced Studies, South Wing, UCL. BSL INTERPRETED
(Part of the British Academy Advanced Newton Fellowship two-year collaboration between UCL and UFRGS, Porto Alegre Brazil)

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