Transforming Disability, Culture and Childhood: Local, Global and Transdisciplinary Responses

A research website from the University of Sheffield


Here are some links to related research projects and networks:

Disability Studies at the University of Sheffield  Tweet @Disabilityuos

A group of academics, postgraduates and post-doctoral researchers who are interested in the inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary process of theorising disability and challenging the conditions of disablism: the exclusion of people with physical, sensory and cognitive impairments.

White Rose Studies of Ableism

This Research Collaboration – funded by the White Rose Consortium – brings together researchers from the disciplines of critical psychology, education, sociology and social policy across the Universities of Sheffield, Leeds and York to interrogate the ideology and practice of ableism.

Big Society? Disabled People with Learning Disabilities and Civil Society  Tweet @BigSocietyDis

The webpages of the ESRC funded project ‘Big Society? Disabled People with Learning Disabilities and Civil Society’.

School of Education, University of Sheffield Tweet @EducationSheff

At the School of Education you will discover a diverse and welcoming academic community. We attract students from all over the UK and from countries throughout the world. We are respected internationally for our forward-thinking teaching and influential research.

Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth, School of Education, University of Sheffield

School of Education Research Centres:

CSCY is an interdisciplinary research centre for the study of childhood and youth.

The TAOS Institute is a group of scholars and practitioners committed to the belief that social constructionist ideas have powerful and positive implications for human life and well-being.

The Critical Institute is a non-profit organisation set up and run by academics and activist practitioners. It offers a democratic and interdisciplinary platform to debate, learn and collaborate on world class critical research, teaching and practice.

For School of Education Seminars, Conferences and Lectures, please see:





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