Seminars on Systems/Policies concerning Survival "Disability/Society" No.3 "Framework of the Act on the Elimination of Disability Discrimination"

published: 2014-10-15 Japanese:日本語版へ

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Date & Time: July 18, 2014 (Fri.) 18:15-20:30 (Doors Open: 18:00)
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
*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 July 9 (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

18:00 Doors Open
18:15-18:20 Event Overview
18:20-19:35 Lecture: SAI Takanori (Japan National Assembly of Disabled Peoples' International)
"Framework of the Act on the Elimination of Disability Discrimination"
19:40-20:30 Case Study (Facilitator: MATSUNAMI Megumi)

Introduction of Lecturer

Lecturer: SAI Takanori

  • Japan National Assembly of Disabled Peoples' International
  • Administrative Office, Committee on the CRPD, Japan Disability Forum
  • Visiting Researcher, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization

Facilitator: MATSUNAMI Megumi

  • Full-time Researcher, Kyoto Human Rights Research Institute
  • Part-time Lecturer, Kansai University etc.

Inquiries

Administrative Office, Research Center for Ars Vivendi, Ritsumeikan University
56-1 Tojiinkita-machi, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8577
TEL: +81-75-465-8475 FAX: +81-75-465-8245
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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