The silent history of disability – a kick-off November 23 in Tampere
The silent history of disability. Identity, inclusion, society is a project funded by Kone Foundation 2017-2019. Its starting point is the idea of the accessibility of history, that history belongs to everyone. The aim of the project is to initiate cooperation between researchers and organizations of the history of disability and mental illness, to create new ways to popularize research results, to increase the historical awareness and social debate about disability and mental illness, and to find out the personal meanings and experiences of cooperation between the various parties.
The project starts with a kick-off event at the University of Tampere on Thursday 23.11.2017 at 10-13.
The purpose of the event is to engage in dialogue between the researchers, the organizations and people with disabilities in the project.
Registration: Registration to 16.11. by this link.
More information about the project can be found at this address (in Finnish only). www.vammaishistoria.fi
Further information: Project Manager Amu Urhonen, tel. +358 44 7316 339, amu.urhonen (a) kolumbus.fi