Making our own Decisions: Sharing Stories & Creating Change
Date: 22nd November 2017
Venue: Institute for Lifecourse and Society, NUI Galway
The project’s final workshop combined the four core themes of the project – criminal responsibility, contractual capacity, consent to treatment and consent to sex – and featured a mix of personal narratives, art and theoretical perspectives based on the UNCRPD. All 15 storyteller and respondent pairs from 12 different countries had the opportunity to share their experiences of the project and provide previews of the book which will be published in 2018.
The keynote speaker for the event was Dr. Michael Bach, Managing Director of the Institute for Research and Development on Inclusion and Society. His presentation was titled “Sharing Voices Others Don’t Hear: When Support Calls for Interpretation”.
Presentations, videos and pictures from the event will be available here soon.