Disability History, Bleeding Hearts and Parasite People’ a Distinguished Visitor Lecture with Mike Oliver, Thursday 29 November 2017

The lecture will be taking place on Wednesday 29 November 2017 in the Darwin Conference Suite at the University of Kent, Canterbury at 18.00.

There will also be a drinks reception in the Conference Suite at 17.30 with a buffet to follow on from the lecture. Please find attached your official invitation to attend this lecture, drinks reception and buffet.

The lecture will conclude with a Q&A session. If you would ask a question beforehand please email events@kent.ac.uk

Professor Mike Oliver is an academic, author and disability rights activist, having undertaken research in this area since the 1970s as one of the key figures in developing researchers’ and society’s perception of disability. He is Emeritus Professor of Disability Studies at the University of Greenwich with focus on advocating the social model of disability and the rights of people with impairments.

I would be grateful if you could RSVP to Klair Robinson, Corporate Events Office by phone: 01227 823098 or email: events@kent.ac.uk including any special dietary/mobility requirements you may have by Wednesday 22 November 2017.

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any enquiries about this event.