NEW EUGENICS & COVID-19
June 25, 2020
Co-hosted by: Disability Studies in the Netherlands, local host of the IASSIDD Europe Congress in Amsterdam, July 5-8, 2021.
Keynote speaker Hans Reinders, em. Professor of Ethics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Professor Reinders has been working in the field of intellectual disability for more than 25 years, and has published widely on a variety of topics concerning the lives of people with disabilities and their families.
Co-speakers Fionnathan is Fionn & Jonathan Angus, a son and father social enterprise from Ireland, who show that Down syndrome is no hindrance to achieving dreams. As Citizen Network Ambassadors, they have worked with communities in fourteen countries.
Intermezzo United by Music, supports talented people with intellectual disabilities and gives them the chance to perform blues and swing music on stage with a live band for a general public.