Seminars on Systems/Policies concerning Survival "Disability/Society" No.1 "Origin and Status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)"

published: 2014-05-13 Japanese:日本語版へ

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Date & Time: May 23, 2014 (Fri.) 18:00-19:45 (Doors Open 17:45)
Place: Multipurpose Room (Large), Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University
Host: Research Center for Ars Vivendi, Ritsumeikan University
Co-host: Institute of Human Sciences, Ritsumeikan University
Free of Charge/ No Advance Application Necessary
Language: Japanese
※ We can prepare for a sign language interpreter. Those who seek this service should contact the administrative office of the Research Center for Ars Vivendi by May 14 (Wed.).

Event Overview

Research Center for Ars Vivendi Project A-3 Seminars on Systems/Policies concerning Survival "Disability/Society"

Large movements concerning systems/policies concerning "disabilities" and "illnesses" have been occurring including the Act on the Elimination of Disability Discrimination and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). These new systems/policies review disabilities and illnesses from the relationship with the society and come up with participation of persons with disabilities and illnesses. Research Center for Ars Vivendi hosts a series of seminars in order to understand and envision systems/policies over "disabilities" and "illnesses."

Program

17:45 Doors Open
18:00-18:10 Event Overview
18:10-18:50 Lecture by NAGASE Osamu (Visiting Professor, Kinugasa Research Organization, Ritsumeikan University)
"Origin and Status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)"
(Break)
19:00-19:45 Q & A Session
Moderator: TATEIWA Shin'ya (Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences, Ritsumeikan University)

Introduction of Lecturer

  • Visiting Professor of Kinugasa Research Organization at Ritsumeikan University, Steering Committee Member of the Research Center for Ars Vivendi at Ritsumeikan University
  • Councillor of Inclusion International/Representative of Asia Pacific Region
  • Special Member of International Cooperation Activity Committee of Inclusion Japan
  • Member of International Committee of Japan Disability Forum

Inquiries

Administrative Office, Research Center for Ars Vivendi, Ritsumeikan University
56-1 Tojiinkita-machi, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8577
E-mail: ars-vive@st.ritsumei.ac.jp

TEL: +81-75-465-8475
FAX: +81-75-465-8245

* There is no parking available at the venue, so please use public transportation.

“Translational Studies for Inclusive Society” Project is supported by the MEXT-Program for the Strategic Research Foundation at Private Universities, 2013-2015

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