Keynote: Reflection 2nd International Disability Studies Conference 2013

Saturday, November 2, 2013
First author:
Prof. dr. Robert Maier
Symposium:
n.a.
Type:
Keynote
Organisations

 

Professor emeritus at Social Faculty of Utrecht University, scientific advisor of Disability Studies in the Netherlands
 
All authors:

 

Prof. dr. Robert Maier
 
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Presentation

The art of belonging’ as title of the congres of Disability Studies asks to be questioned. This contribution will provide a critical reflection on the following points: firstly, the question is asked whether the conditions facilitating belonging are taken into account; secondly, the inherent complexity of the concept of belonging will be discussed, and finally, this reflection will examine the relation between belonging on the one hand, and the community to which one belongs on the other hand.