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Disability and support in Scotland and Poland: ethnographic research on the perspective of Poles working as caretakers and assistants for disabled people at home.

Title
Disability and support in Scotland and Poland: ethnographic research on the perspective of Poles working as caretakers and assistants for disabled people at home.
Speaker(s)
Speaker: Beata Borowska-Beszta # Nicolaus Copernicus University; Speaker: Piotr Krakowiak # Nicolaus Copernicus University; Speaker: Urszula Bartnikowska # University of Warmia and Mazury; Speaker: Katarzyna Ćwirynkało # University of Warmia and Mazury
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Date and Time
25th Oct 2017 15:00 - 25th Oct 2017 17:00
Location
LG10, David Hume Tower, George Square, Edinburgh
URL
http://www.socialwork.ed.ac.uk/events/social_work_seminar_series/2017_2018/disability_and_support_in_scotland_and_poland_ethnographic_research_on_the_perspective_of_poles_working_as_caretakers_and_assistants_for_disabled_people_at_home.

A seminar by visiting researchers from Universities in Poland conducting their comparative research on the experiences of Polish people working in care settings in Scotland and Poland.  At a time of great pressure and change in the provision of care services and migrant populations, this seminar will provide an opportunity to meet with international researchers to discuss shared interests.

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