Education, Disability and Development Thematic Forum Announces Seminar

BAICE Thematic Forums
BAICE Thematic Forums

The Education, Disability and Development BAICE Thematic Forum announces its next seminar:

“Education for social justice: framing an agenda for disability research and action in the Global South”

To be held on 6th (Friday) June 2014 at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.

Our three keynote presenters

  • Professor Pauline Rose, Chair in International Education and Development, University of Cambridge. Pauline will provide insights from her experience as Chair of the UNESCO Global Monitoring Reports highlighting gaps and opportunities in disability research from a mainstream perspective.
  • Professor Richard Rose, University of Northampton. The focus of Richard’s talk will be: Researchers as Learners: Seeking Respectful Partnerships in International Contexts.
  • Professor Helen Penn, University of East London. The focus of Helen’s talk will be: The role of INGOs in contributing to inclusion and exclusion policies.

Call for presentations and posters

In addition to the above we are also inviting presentations for a panel session (these will be short 10 minute presentations) and posters (paper or electronic ones). If you would like to present in either of these two formats then please get in touch with the title of the presentation or poster- please note that these should respond to the theme of the seminar. The deadline for submissions is 1st of May.


We look forward to welcoming you to this event. As always, this is a free event, but registration in essential. Please let us know if you would like to attend by the 15th of May 2014.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you need any additional information: Nidhi— and Paul—