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Left: Dr Carla Filomena Silva representing PASCCAL at the 9th Lancaster Disability Studies conference, Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, 11 September 2018       Despite issues around sport being often seen as extravagant or secondary to disability advocates, activists and scholars — especially 
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We are proud to share a quick glimpse behind the scenes of Professor Kerstin Stutterheim’s filming for our original documentary! We are very excited about this and look forward to sharing the work!
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Dr Emma Pullen and Professor Kerstin Stutterheim  recently visited the International Paralympic Committee – IPC Documentation Centre in Bonn. They have examined a wide range of data (material and footage) pertaining to the Paralympic archives and we are looking forward to integrating these insights within 
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  ICA Preconference: Sports Communication and Social Justice   Date: 24 May 2019. 9.00am – 5.00pm   Location: Institute on Disability and Public Policy at American University, Washington – http://www.idppglobal.org. Google maps link.   ICA Divisions: Sports Communication, and Activism, Communication and Social Justice   Organisers: 
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Our research film will contain footage of Paralympic athletes as they train and go about their daily lives and discovering how media coverage affects them. The World Championships are an important event on an athlete’s calendar – falling between the Olympics, so we were very 
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Presenters from the UK and overseas came together at the ‘Different Bodies: (self)representation, Disability and the Media’ on the 23rd June to share ideas through research findings, current debates, artwork and biographical accounts of the impact of the media on attitudes and perceptions of the body. 
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Bournemouth University project team attended the Royal Television Society early evening event in April, Where Have All the Disabled People Gone? Read the highlights here.  
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Prior to the Paralympic Games in Rio last summer, Laura Misener found herself cringing after watching a broadcast interview with a Canadian athlete who uses a wheelchair. The female athlete, who has children, was asked by a befuddled reporter, ‘You have two children? How did 
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This summer saw Team GB win 147 medals at the Paralympic Games in Rio – their highest total since the 1988 Games in South Korea.  As in 2012, media coverage of the Games celebrated the achievements of Britain’s ‘super humans’, but now the Games have 
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