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