Meet the Storyteller – Claire Hendrick

In this post, we meet Claire Hendrick. Together with Donna McNamara, Claire shared her story with us during the workshop on contract and freedom to choose. You can watch the presentations of the workshop here. My name is Claire Hendrick I speak English I have experience in telling my story at events. I want to share … Continue reading Meet the Storyteller – Claire Hendrick

VOICES project highlighted at the 4th World Congress on Guardianship

“The VOICES project is one of the most exciting research projects I have been allowed to participate in so far in my academic career, and I am certain it will yield innovative solutions.” Professor Theresia Degener,  a member of the VOICES Advisory Committee and Vice – Chair of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons … Continue reading VOICES project highlighted at the 4th World Congress on Guardianship

Vacancy: Research Associate/Postdoctoral Researcher

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time fixed term position as a Research Associate / Postdoctoral Researcher with the Centre for Disability Law and Policy at the National University of Ireland, Galway. This position is funded by the European Research Council and the Centre for Disability Law & Policy. The successful candidate will … Continue reading Vacancy: Research Associate/Postdoctoral Researcher

Meet the Respondent – Andrea Parra

  Andrea Parra is a respondent in the project and works together with  Sitawa Wafula. My name is Andrea Parra I am from Colombia I have experience in feminist legal activism and experiential training. My 7(ish) word autobiography is: stubborn abogada who believes in fighting for daily rights and that any revolution involves dancing. I … Continue reading Meet the Respondent – Andrea Parra

Meet the Storyteller – Sitawa Wafula

My name is Sitawa Wafula I am from Kenya My 7 word autobiography is vegetarian, digital and nomadic mental health crusader I have experience in running an award winning blog that gives information and support on mental health for people in Africa stemmed from my interest in the social and preventative aspects of mental health … Continue reading Meet the Storyteller – Sitawa Wafula

Meet the Respondent – Bo Chen

In our final installment for 2016 we meet Bo Chen who is currently a PhD candidate at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He is paired with Fiona Anderson in the project and will be presenting at our event Consent & Refusal: Mental Health, Human Rights & the Law on the 11th of January. My … Continue reading Meet the Respondent – Bo Chen

Meet the Storyteller – Fiona Anderson

In this update we meet Fiona Anderson who will be one of the storytellers presenting at our event Consent & Refusal: Mental Health, Human Rights and the Law on the 11th of January with her respondent Bo Chen. My name is Fiona Anderson. I am from Ireland/Australia. I speak English and a smattering of Irish. My 7 … Continue reading Meet the Storyteller – Fiona Anderson

Michelle Browning

Meet the Respondent – Michelle Browning

  Michelle Browning is a respondent in the project and is working with Paul Alford. Michelle is currently completing her PhD with the Living with Disability Research Centre, La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. My name is Michelle Browning I live in Melbourne, Australia I speak English and a little bit of Spanish when on holiday. … Continue reading Meet the Respondent – Michelle Browning

Paul Alford

Meet the Storyteller – Paul Alford

  Paul Alford presented at our workshop, The Freedom to Choose: Contracts, Capacity and the Law recently and shared his story about moving from an institution into his own apartment. Paul is paired with Michelle Browning  who is currently completing her PhD at  the Living with Disability Research Centre, La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. My name … Continue reading Meet the Storyteller – Paul Alford

Picture of Aylin Yumerova

Meet the Respondent – Aylin Yumerova

  Here we meet Aylin Yumerova, legal advisor at the Bulgarian Center for Not-for-Profit Law (BCNL). Aylin is paired with Marieta Petrova and will be presenting at our upcoming workshop The Freedom to Choose: Contracts, Capacity & the Law.   My name is Aylin Yumerova. I am from Bulgaria. I speak Bulgarian, English, French and Turkish. … Continue reading Meet the Respondent – Aylin Yumerova