2007-2008

DRF Seminars

Date: Thursday 29th November 2007 – Venue: Sheffield Hallam University

  • Joy Fillingham (University of Birmingham): Pleasure and Pain: Lessons from Individualised Diary Methods when working with Disabled Participants
  • Book Discussion: ‘Disability Rights and Wrongs’ by Tom Shakespeare (2006)

Date: Tuesday 18th December 2007 – Venue: Sheffield Hallam University

  • Wendy Cunnah (Sheffield Hallam University): Disability, Inclusion and Employability

 Date: Wednesday 23rd January 2008 – Venue: Sheffield Hallam University

  • Ghasem Norouzi: How are people with learning difficulties experienced and perceived by their employers in mainstream workplaces?
  • Rebecca Mallett (Sheffield Hallam University) and Alice Mathers (University of Sheffield): Flights, Frights and Fireflies: Teaching DET in Malaysia

 Date: Tuesday 26th February 2008 – Venue: Sheffield Hallam University

  • Mariela Gaete Reyes (King’s College London)
  • Sarah Lewthwaite (University of Nottingham): The Networked Student: Online experiences of disability in and around higher education

 Date: Tuesday 13th May 2008 – Venue: Sheffield Hallam University

  • Heather Brown (University of Sheffield): Obesity and Discrimination in the Workplace
  • Nigel Cox (Sheffield Hallam University): Common-sense’ understandings of disability in the workplace

Date: Wednesday 11th June 2008 – Venue: Sheffield Hallam University

  • Mary Wickenden (University of Sheffield): Whose voice is that?: Questions of representation, authorship and authenticity in research with teenagers who have severe communication disabilities