NAKU - The National Institute on Intellectual Disability and Community in Norway, NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, UiO - University of Oslo Faculty of Law in Norway and NDCPD - Minot State University Center of Excellence in USA wish to announce that the submission of abstracts for the Inherent dignity, equality and rights 2013 conferences has been opened. The conferences focuses on intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The first conference takes place in June 18 in Oslo, Norway, under the title Human righs and rule of law. The second conference takes place in June 20 in Trondheim, Norway, under the title Living conditions and quality of life.
The conference brings together researchers, policy makers, activists and practitioners to share scholarship and ideas, and provides a forum for Nordic and international collaboration in intellectual disability studies. Keynote speakers at the two conferences are Ruth Luckasson (confirmed), Michael Wehmayer (confirmed), Oliver Lewis (confirmed), Julie Beadle-Brown (confirmed), Jan Tøssebro (confirmed) and Amy Hewitt (confirmed). To learn more, visit keynote speakers in the right column.
The conferences welcomes a wide range of contributions applying social, cultural, historical and philosophical perspectives to the study of intellectual disability. Participants have the opportunity to present oral papers in the parallel sessions and give poster presentations.
Deadline for submission of abstracts is April 15, 2013.
To submit your abstract, please go to Call for papers.
You will find more information on the conferences in sections Registrations, Program, Call for papers, Accomodations.
The webpage will be updated with the newest information.
Welcome to Oslo and Trondheim!
Organizing committee of Inherent dignity, equality and rights conferences.