Disability, Migration and Social Justice -seminaari 25.11.2019

Disability, Migration and Social Justice 25.11.2019


Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki and The Finnish Society of Disability Studies organize an open seminar on Disability, Migration and Social Justice.

Place: Room 505 at the House of Science and Letter, Kirkkokatu 6.

The registration is open until November 18th 2019 at https://elomake.helsinki.fi/lomakkeet/100563/lomake.html?fbclid=IwAR0JQDePzkJHWU8pxE05gmA3UmSn85U-WPqlv6AW3hDXxrmiWQ15WmsUNq4

The Semina language is English


9:00 Coffee

9:30 – 9:45 Welcome words by Hisayo Katsui and Annika Lillrank (University of Helsinki)

9:45- 10:45 Keynote Lecture:

 Dr. Torunn Sajjad; (University of Oslo, Norway) Parents with immigrant background and their perceptions of congenital disorders and disability among their children.

10:45-11:45 Keynote Lecture:

Dr. Eveliina Heino: (University of Helsinki) Everyday Citizenship and Social Service Experiences of Families with Russian Background.

11:45-12:15 Comments by Hisayo Katsui (University of Helsinki)

12:15-12:25 Comments by Secretary General Pirkko Mahlamäki (The Finnish Disability Forum)