**Open Call for Papers, Posters and Panel Sessions**
Disability Studies: Putting Theory into Practice
26-28 July 2004 at Lancaster University
An international conference for those involved with advancing teaching,
research and scholarship in Disability Studies
The conference committee invites the submission of abstracts for a second
Disability Studies conference which aims to bring together people involved
in disability studies to share their knowledge and experience of studying
In particular the committee welcomes submissions on the following topics:
• political economy of disability
• the psycho-emotional dimensions of disability
• theorising difference
• impairment and impairment effects
• critically assessing professional practice
• disability research methodology
Paper presentations will be allocated a 30 minute slot to include 10
minutes of questions. Panel presentations will be allocated 90 minutes and
should include a minimum of three presenters. There will be a poster
reception on the first evening of the conference when presenters are
expected to be available to discuss their posters.
All submissions should include the following information
• presenter(s) name, institutional affiliation, postal and email
• title and abstract of no more than 300 words
Address all submissions by 22nd March 2004 via email to
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Hannah Morgan, Department of Applied Social Science,
Cartmel College, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YL.
We aim to select papers and to let you know by 16th April 2004.
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