Seminars on Systems/Policies concerning Survival "Disability/Society" No.2 "The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and Development of Acts in Japan"

published: 2014-06-16 Japanese:日本語版へ

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Date & Time:June 20, 2014 (Fri.) 18:00-20:10 (Doors Open: 17:45)
Place: Multipurpose Room (L), Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University
Host: Research Center for Ars Vivendi, Ritsumeikan University
Co-host: Institute of Human Sciences, Ritsumeikan University(Fundamental Research on Social Inclusion and Human Support)
Free of Charge / No Advance Application Necessary
*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 June 11 (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
18:10-19:40 Lecture: HIGASHI Toshihiro(Lawyer / Former Head of the Council for Disability Policy Reforms)
"CRPD and Preparation of Development of Acts in Japan"
19:40-20:10 Q & A
Moderator: TATEIWA Shin'ya(Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences, Ritsumeikan University)

Introduction of Lecturer

  • Lawyer
  • Former Head of the Council for Disability Policy Reforms

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

* 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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