Due to Covid-19 (the Corona-Virus) both the Disability Seminar 4 with Tyler Zoanni and the Filmscreening will be postponed until a date that later will be determined.
Seminar 4. Disability in the Global South with Tyler Zoanni.
Wednesday 18 March, from 3 to 5 PM, Rethinking Disability organizes an interdisciplinary, public seminar titled ‘Appearances of Disability’ in collaboration with the Dutch Coalition on Disability and Development, Disability Studies in the Netherlands and anthropologist Tyler Zoanni.
Zoanni works from an anthropological perspective on (cognitive) disability in Uganda. After the presentations, there will be a response of Alice Schippers, director and researcher of Disability Studies in The Netherlands.
In the evening a public film screening will be held (see below), that can be well combined with the seminar. The filmscreening has Audio Description and English subtitles.
Presenters (will be updated)
Tyler Zoanni, is a postdoctoral researcher in anthropology (Ethnologie Afrikas) at the University of Bayreuth. He is currently writing a book about personhood and the lives and worlds of people with cognitive disabilities in Uganda. He also wrote the article ‘Appearances of Disability and Christianity in Uganda‘.
|15:10||Presentation by Tyler Zoanni:
Appearances of Disability and Christianity in Uganda
|15:45||Response by Alice Schippers|
|16:00||Conversation with the audience|
|17:00||Drinks & Bites|
|18:30||Start film & introduction by Jyothi Thrivikraman|
|20:15 – 20:30||Conversation with Cathy Kudlick and the audience|
- Location: Auditorium Leiden University College, Anna van Buerenplein 301 2595 DG The Hague
- Seminar time: Wednesday 18 March 2020, 15.00-17:00
- Film screening time: 18.30-20.30
Accessibility: The filmscreening has Audio Description and English subtitles.
- Costs: Attendance is open to anyone and free, but please register by sending an email to: rethinkingdisability@hum.