Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID)

The Commission for Equality and Human Rights: Defining a new research agenda (28 Sep 2007)

Roundtable discussion on the new equality and human rights research agenda.

Date Friday, 28th September 2007
Time 3.00 - 5.00pm
Venue G.21 Paterson’s Land, Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ

The Commission for Equality and Human Rights comes into being on 1 October 2007. This round table discussion will focus on the new equality and human rights research agenda.

Questions to be addressed include the following:

  • How will the Commission for Equality and Human Rights’ agenda play out in the context of devolution?
  • What are the implications of the unified approach to equality for particular strands?
  • How will the equality and human rights agendas articulate?
  • What are the key areas of inequality which should be addressed?

Members on the panel include:

  • Heidi Safia Mirza, Professor of Equality Studies in Education, Centre for Equality and Human Rights, London Institute of Education
  • Paul Chaney, Cardiff School of Social Sciences, University of Cardiff
  • Nick Watson, Director, Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research, University of Glasgow
  • Rowena Arshad, Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh and EOC Commissioner
  • Sheila Riddell, Professor of Inclusion and Diversity, University of Edinburgh

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