27/10/2021

ONLINE SEMINAR, NOVEMBER 25, 2021 14-16 (CET)

This online seminar brings together ongoing research in the field of Deaf History, focusing on the effects of medicine, welfare state development and rights movements, in the lives of d/Deaf people and the formation of d/Deaf communities in the 19th and 20thcenturies. With examples from Central and Northern Europe, the participants will discuss local and national histories of d/Deaf people, and how major developments in policy, ideology, and medicine shaped minority identities and collective experiences. 

Presentations by Clara-Maria Kutsch, Maija Koivisto, Hanna Lindberg, Sonja Matter and Vera Blaser with comments by Claire L. Shaw & Anja Werner.

Seminar languages: English, International Sign, Austrian Sign Language. 

Registration until November 24: https://www.lyyti.in/exploringdeafhistories