Disability, between individual trajectories and institutional rationale: employment, work and social policy

The international symposium “Disability, between individual trajectories and institutional rationale : employment, work and social policy”, funded within the framework of the IReSP/MiRe/CNSA calls for projects, aims to take stock of French research while welcoming international contributions on issues relating to disability, employment and social policies. The symposium will take place on Thursday 11 April and Friday 12 April 2013 at the University of Lille 3, France.

The papers, expected in English or French, will be divided into three issues:

  • Disabled people and employment policies
  • Disabled people at work
  • Occupational interruptions and biographical rupture

Research presented should involve any national or supra-national context and may relate to institutions, individual life courses or, ideally, both. Methods used may be quantitative, qualitative or archive-based.

Deadline for proposed papers: *Monday 3 December 2012*

You will find in the full length call for papers in English and in French, and all information on the symposium will be – gradually – put on this webpage : http://www.ceriesrqth.net/colloque/

There will be no registration fee for our symposium, and we will provide French food and wine to our contributors and discussants. However it will be more difficult to fund transportation and accommodation – still, some exceptions are possible if your institution can’t grant it.

We are enthusiastically looking forward receiving your papers’s proposals.

Louis Bertrand for the organizing comittee

**Organizing committee*: Louis Bertrand, Vincent Caradec, Muriel Delporte, Jean-Sébastien Eideliman *Academic committee:* Jean-Claude Barbier, Jean-Yves Barreyre, Louis Bertrand, Alain Blanc, Marie-Christine Bureau, Marcel Calvez, Vincent Caradec, Muriel Delporte, Michel Desjardins, Jean-Sébastien Eideliman, Benoît Eyraud, Anders Gustavsson, Claude Martin, Barbara Rist, Eric Samoy, Pierre Vidal-Naquet, Isabelle Ville, Florence Weber

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About G. Anthony Giannoumis

Giannoumis is a Temple University College of Health Professions M.P.H. graduate. He was awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship with the Norwegian Social Research Institute (NOVA) and is currently researching the monitoring, implementation, and enforcement of eAccessibility law and policy at the EU Member State level. He is also conducting international health research with The Guru Charitable Foundation, and World Hope Inc. In addition he has conducted research in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s National Program Office for Public Health Law Research, Fox Chase Cancer Center, and The Pennsylvania State University. His research experience includes eAccessibility and eInclusion policy, stress and dementia caregivers, international health services, international health and public policy, knowledge translation, health care workforce and education policy, and U.S. public health law. Giannoumis has previously worked for Temple University Beasley School of Law, Citigroup and The Pennsylvania State House of Representatives. He has also worked on projects related to social media and public health, cancer disparities, and nursing accreditation. Giannoumis received his B.S. in business from Shepherd University.

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