Join us at the EDUC-SHARE conference on "Disabilities and Abilities Framed by Context", hosted by the University of Pécs, Hungary, on January 16th and 17th, 2024!
We invite researchers from the EDUC network who are engaged in service, work, research, and teaching related to the concept of disability from diverse perspectives. We aim to curate a panel of experts presenting their unique insights, fostering dialogue, and identifying common grounds and further collaboration possibilities.
Confirmation of Participation
To express your interest in participating, kindly email Krisztina Csókasi (email@example.com) by the 15th of December, and please provide us with a working title for your presentation.
In the landscape of disability studies, it is imperative to recognize the dynamic interplay between disabilities and, consequently abilities or privileges within specific contexts. Whether viewed through a social lens or within the framework of clinical psychology, these conditions are not static entities but rather intricately shaped by the environments in which they manifest. This conference aims to explore this dynamic relationship, emphasizing the contextual nature of disabilities and abilities and how these conditions are influenced by various factors. While the medical model views disability as a personal deficit or impairment, the social model shifts the focus to societal and environmental factors that contribute to disabling conditions, understanding disability is not solely a result of an individual's physical or mental condition but also socially constructed, seen as a product of societal attitudes, policies, and physical barriers.
The conference, hosted by the University of Pécs, will be held as part of the EDUC-SHARE project's WP 1, focusing on fostering cooperation among researchers interested in disability. The travel costs will be paid by your EDUC partner university while hosting, accommodation, and catering will be provided by the University of Pécs.
Let's come together for a transformative exploration of disabilities and abilities – framing the context for a more inclusive tomorrow.