Seminars on Systems/Policies concerning Survival "Disability/Society" No.4 "Domestic Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and Policy Committee for the Disabled"

published: 2014-10-15 Japanese:日本語版へ

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Date & Time: October 4, 2014 (Sat.) 13:00-14:40 (Doors Open 12:45)
Place: Room#303, 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 September 24 (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

12:45 Doors Open
13:00-13:10 Event Overview
13:10-14:15 Lecture: KAWASHIMA Satoshi (The University of Tokyo/Meiji University)
"Domestic Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and Policy Committee for the Disabled"
14:15-14:40 Q & A
Host: TATEIWA Shin'ya (Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences)

Introduction of Lecturer

Lecturer: KAWASHIMA Satoshi

  • Visiting Researcher, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo
  • Graduate School of Law, Meiji University
  • Disability and Law (Website of KAWASHIMA Satoshi)

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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