The British Academy 10-Minute Talks: How disabled people achieve good lives in three African countries
6 May 2020, 13:00 - 13:30
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The world’s leading professors explain the latest thinking in the humanities and social sciences in just 10 minutes.
Tom Shakespeare discusses how people with a range of physical and sensory disabilities in Kenya, Uganda and Zambia have achieved educational, employment and family success. Drawing on the findings of a DFID-funded research project conducted with local academic partners, he highlights some of the stories shared and barriers overcome.
Speaker: Professor Tom Shakespeare FBA, Professor of Disability Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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