Seminars on Systems/Policies concerning Survival "Disability/Society" No.5 "Efforts concerning the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in China"

published: 2014-10-15 Japanese:日本語版へ

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Date & Time: October 20, 2014(Mon.) 14:00-17:00 (Doors Open 13:45)
Place: 3rd Study Group Room, Gakujikan Hall, Kinugasa Campus, Ritsumeikan University (PDF)
Host: Research Center for Ars Vivendi, Ritsumeikan University
Co-host: Institute of Human Sciences, Ritsumeikan University(Fundamental Research on Social Inclusion and Human Support) / Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) "Research concerning the Implementation Process of the CRPD" (25380717) / Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) "Economic Theory/Empirical Research of Social Disability" (24223002)

*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 October 9 (Thu.).

*Consecutive Interpretation (English-Japanese) will be provided. Interpreter: WATANABE Aya

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

13:45 Doors Open
14:00-14:05 Opening Remarks NAGASE Osamu (Visiting Professor, Kinugasa Research Organization)
14:05-16:35 Fu Gaoshan (One Plus One Disabled Persons' Cultural Development Center)
"Disability Movement in China: One Plus One
Cai Cong (One Plus One Disabled Persons' Cultural Development Center)
"Shadow Report of the CRPD"
Zhang Wei (Enable Disability Studies Institute)
"General Remark of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Issues of Disability Policy in China"
16:35-16:55 Q & A
Host: TATEIWA Shin'ya (Professor, Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences)
16:55 Closing Remarks

Visual Materials

Enabling Disability in China - Cai Cong & Alessandra Aresu. OTL14013 [Youtube]

Related Event

[AY2013] Workshop on China and Persons with Disabilities: Focusing on an Approach to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Chinese Civil Society (October 31, 2013)

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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