(English) Disability Studies International Conference: ‘The art of belonging’

Disability Studies in The Netherlands and VU University Amsterdam cordially invite you to attend the Disability Studies International Conference ‘The art of belonging’
October 31 – November 2, 2013
Hotel Casa400, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Main theme
The art of belonging is a focus that traverses the tensions between disability experience, the art of living and belonging. Belonging is a state of mind, achieved through ongoing activity where shared spaces of interest and excitement are not only accessed, but also negotiated and ultimately occupied. A topic that is open to individual perspectives as well as to the exchange between personal and public perspectives.

Keynote speakers
Ann Turnbull ❘ Simi Linton ❘ Hans Reinders ❘ Roy Brown & Robert Maier

Highlights of the conference
Plenary keynote lectures
Pre-conference workshops (hosted by IASSIDD Academy)
Closing ceremony with Jetta Klijnsma, State Secretary for Social Affairs and Employment
Art Exhibitions

Important dates
Deadline regular registration fee October 20, 2013
Late/onsite registration fee from October 21, 2013
Conference October 31 – November 2, 2013

Congress secretariat
VUmc Academy Course and congress organisation
Telephone: +31 (0)20 4448444
Information and registration
Please visit www.disabilitystudies.nl

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