You are invited to the 42 Bedford Row Disability Law Essay Prize-Giving Ceremony and Drinks Reception
When: Friday 5th February 2016 at 5pm
Where: Gillese-Badun Seminar Room, Wadham College
Tickets: Available here
What: Leading family law barrister, Tina Cook QC, and Professor Jonathan Herring, DM Wolfe-Clarendon Fellow in Law, University of Oxford, will discuss how states currently balance the best interests of the child against their duty under the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities to eliminate discrimination against parents with a disability. These distinguished competition judges will be joined by the former OUSU Disability Officer and disability activist, Lindsay Lee.
The panel discussion will be followed by a drinks reception to celebrate the culmination of the University of Oxford’s Disability Awareness Week.
The 42 Bedford Row Disability Law Essay Prize has been set-up to draw attention to the professional challenges faced by legal practitioners and academics who work in fields in which issues relating to disability frequently arise.
The Prize-Giving Event will take place on Friday 5th February 2016, 5.00. Venue: Gillese-Badun Seminar Room, Wadham College.
We hope you can make it. Free tickets can be reserved on our Eventbrite page here.
Marie Tidball, Chair, Organising Committee, The 42 Bedford Row Disability Law Essay Prize