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Research Seminars

The Research Seminars aim to promote the debate of ideas and stimulate the creation of a community of support to the research in disability studies through the realization of regular encounters for the presentation of academic works about the theme (e.g. chapters of thesis, proposals of articles or scientific communications).

Participation is free – subject to pre-registration by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


» January 30, 2015, 17h-19h: “Inclusion and Quality of Life of children with special educational needs: families representations and expectations (Natércia Caetano - Master student at Universidade do Algarve)

» February 27, 2015, 16h-18: “The construction of disability” (Benedita Lima - PhD student at Instituto de Educação da Universidade de Lisboa)

» March 27, 2015, 16h -18h: “Familiar Life Quality and intellectual disability – the voice of persons with intellectual disabilities” (Raquel Correia - PhD student at Faculdade de Psicologia e Ciências da Educação da Universidade de Coimbra)

» May 26, 2015, 16h-18h: “Can Someone be who is not? Self perception of individuals classified in intellectual disability category” (Maria de Fátima Forreta - PhD student at Instituto de Educação da Universidade de Lisboa)

» June 26, 2015, 17h-19h: "Disability and affirmative action measures: the influence of self-stereotypes" (Patrícia Neca - PhD student at ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)

» October 1, 2015, 17h-19h: "Research in History of Disability, a different research?" (Maria Romeiras - PhD student at Instituto de Educação da Universidade de Lisboa)

» November 11, 2015, 16h30-18h30: "Disability and Sexuality" (Andrea G. Santesmases - PhD candidate at Universidade de Barcelona and Soraya Sabrina Abdellaoui - École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris).

» March 29, 2016, 17h00-19h00: "The Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in a regional territory - the example of Brittany" (Bernard KERDRAON - PhD candidate at Université de Bretagne Occidentale - Brest, France)

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