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Virtuous Suffering: New perspectives on the Ethics of Suffering for Critical Global Health and Justice

One of the many wonderful things about EUROCLIO (the European network of history educators) is the opportunity it provides to meet and learn from other people with teaching and research interests and perspectives that challenge and inspire better practice.

Joint workshop of the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health, University of Exeter and Rethinking Disability, University of Leiden

As the world observed the Annual Day of Landmine Victims  the last 4th of April, Egyptians still suffer from millions of landmines that were implanted in their soil in the 1940s, harvesting lives and limbs of Egyptians for decades.

The film Contagion follows the rapid spread of a virus which grips the entire world in social disorder and hysteria. In doing so, the film relates how uncontrolled pandemics can shake the foundations of civil society.

Poster for the screening of movie “Doof kind”.

DisPLACE is een online platform met verhalen over leven met beperkingen vanuit de eigen ervaring, verteld op een manier die toegankelijk is voor iedereen. Deze verhalen zijn onbekend en zullen je uitdagen op een andere manier naar de samenleving en het verleden te kijken.

Monika Baar has been invited by the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo to give the Cleveringa lecture of 2018 on 26th of November. Her lecture is entitled ‘Historical Aspects on the Community Building, Integration and Quality of Life of People with Disabilities’.

On the 3rd of December 2017 and while the world was celebrating the International Day of Disability, The Egyptian parliament approved the bill of a new legislation that was described as a ‘historic law’ because it  would grant unprecedented facilitations, rights and more empowerment to the persons with disabilities (PWD) in the country.