Social History of Learning Disability (SHLD) Conference Belonging and not belonging 16th and 17th July 2019 The Open University, Milton Keynes We are delighted to announce that the next Social History of Learning Disability Conference will be held at The Open University in Milton Keynes on 16th and 17th July 2019. The theme of the conference is 'Belonging and not belonging'. Our keynote speakers are: Day 1: Professor Jan Walmsley and Professor Dorothy Atkinson (founders of the SHLD Group) with Ian Davies and Craig Hart (Northamptonshire People First and co-chairs of the SHLD conferences). Day 2: Professor Sheila the Baroness Hollins (Chair of Beyond Words; crossbench life peer in the House of Lords; and Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry of Disability at St George's University of London). This is an inclusive conference with accessible presentations to which people with learning disabilities and families are very warmly welcomed. Professional development: Presenting the latest learning and research from self and family advocates, alongside academics and practitioners - in the UK and internationally - the conference will enable delegates to explore the topic of belonging, past and present. Attendance at the conference will be certificated to count towards your CPD record. Details of the programme and how to register for the conference can be found here<https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-history-of-learning-disability-conference-2019-belonging-and-not-belonging-tickets-59447300476>. Please register by Friday 5th July 2019. If you have any queries, please contact Lee Woodham at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> We look forward to hearing from you. With best wishes, Liz Dr Liz Tilley | Senior Lecturer: School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies The Open University, Horlock Building Room 023, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA Tel: +44 (0)1908 655161 Profile: http://www.open.ac.uk/people/et2742 Open Research Online: http://oro.open.ac.uk/view/person/et2742.html Social History of Learning Disability Research Group: http://www.open.ac.uk/health-and-social-care/research/shld/ -- The Open University is incorporated by Royal Charter (RC 000391), an exempt charity in England & Wales and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 038302). The Open University is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in relation to its secondary activity of credit broking. ________________End of message________________ This Disability-Research Discussion list is managed by the Centre for Disability Studies at the University of Leeds (www.leeds.ac.uk/disability-studies). Enquiries about list administration should be sent to [log in to unmask] Archives and tools are located at: www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/disability-research.html You can VIEW, POST, JOIN and LEAVE the list by logging in to this web page.