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TAIWAN 2022 AGENDA & HIGHLIGHTS

 

(In)Justice International held our 2022 World Convention at the National Pingtung University of Science and Technology in Taiwan

 

Conflict, Confinement and Immorality was conducted under strict COVID rules and took place over four days (March 22 to March 25, 2022). It consisted of the following six sessions:

Introduction and Stream 1 Tuesday March 22 (Attended by 85 People)

Introduction

 

(13.40 TWT/05.40 GMT)

Welcome From Host, NPUST President

Convention Introduction, Dr Simon Prideaux, Director of (In)Justice International, England: See Slides

Keynote Speaker, Professor Nilika Mehrotra, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Black Lives Matter: Global Recognition and Change 

Chair: Simon Prideaux, Director of (In)Justice International, England

Presentations:

 

(14.40 TWT/06.40 GMT)

Abel Ugba, University of Leeds, England/Africa – The Media and Racialisation of Africa During COVID-19: A Critical Assessment: See Slides

(14.55 TWT/06.55 GMT)

Danielle Pereira Araújo, University of Coimbra, Portugal/Brazil - Polysemy of Freedom: See Slides

(15.10 TWT/07.10 GMT)

Laura Kilby, Sheffield Hallam University, England - Protest, Equality and Grievability: What does it mean to? See Slides

  

(16.15 TWT/08.15 GMT)

Chinwe Stella Egbunike-Umegbolu, University of Brighton, England/Nigeria - The Chronicles of the Pre-Colonial Method of Settling Disputes: Nigeria as a Case Study: See Slides

 

(16.30 TWT/08.30 GMT)

Michael Grant, University of Bradford, England - Promoting Justice and Inclusion for All: A Social Work Perspective: See Slides

(16.45 TWT/08.45 GMT)

Helen Sanson, Forcera CIC, England - Racism, Social Justice and Capitalism: a Systems Perspective
 

Stream 2 Wednesday March 23 (Attended by 230 People)

Indigenous Struggles: The Fight Against Marginalisation, Criminalisation and Oppression 

See Accompanying Video

(08.40 TWT/0o.40 GMT)

Introductory Speaker, Professor Hong-Zen Wang, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Chair, Dr Pan Pey-Chun, National Pingtung University of Science & Technology, Taiwan

Presentations:

(09.00 TWT/01.00 GMT)

Kui Kasirisir (Hsu, Chun-Tsai), NPUST, Taiwan - Indigenous Older Adults in Taiwan: The Ageing Population and Related Policy: See Slides

 

(09.15 TWT/01.15 GMT)

Shelley Bielefield, Griffith Law School, Australia - Cashless Welfare Transfers and Australia’s First Nations: Redemptive or Repressive Violence? See Slides

 

(09.30 TWT/01.30 GMT)

Sean Hillier, York University, Canada - Healthcare Access and Continued Colonisation of Healthcare in Canada: See Slides

(09.45 TWT/01.45 GMT)

Lin Hung-Yang & Liu Hsing-Kuang, NPUST/SCSP, Taiwan - Delivering Community Services During the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond: The Case of Southern Pingtung County: See Slides

(10.50 TWT/02.50 GMT)

Scott Avery, Western Sydney University, Australia - Something Stronger: Truth-telling on Hurt and Loss, Strength and Healing, from First Nations People with Disability: See Slides

  

(11.05 TWT/03.05 GMT)

Hala Marshood, Who Profits?, Palestine - Dispossession and De-development of Palestinians in the Naqab: See Slides

(11.20 TWT/03.20 GMT)

Liu, Hsin-Yi, Drangaira Pa.Lau.Dean & Watansilan, National Chi Nan University(NCNU), Taiwan -

Hunting as a Cultural Way of Life:The Legal Oppression of Taiwan’s Indigenous People

(11.35 TWT/03.35 GMT)

Sedjam Tjuveljelem & Hong-Zen Wang, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan - Indigenous Paiwan Culture in Taiwan’s Domestic Violence Regulations: Clash or Gap? See Slides

 

Stream 3 Wednesday March 23 (Attended by 214 People)

Migrant Plight: Before, During and After Flight 

(13.40 TWT/05.40 GMT)

Introductory Speaker, Dr Niro Kandasamy, University of Sydney, Australia: Click for Video

Chair, Dr Mustapha Sheikh, University of Leeds, England

Presentations:

(14.00 TWT/06.00 GMT)

Katherine Langley, York St John University, England - Never Stare directly Into the Sun: A Practical Analysis of the Relevance of the Refugee Convention 1951: See Slides

 

(14.15 TWT/06.15 GMT)

Ana Filipe Neves, University of Coimbra, Portugal - Analysing Refugees’ Flight from Persecution as a Determinant of Their Present Condition and Future Situation: See Slides

 

(14.30 TWT/06.30 GMT)

Rafia Kazim, LN University, DBG, India – “Hum to naa ghar ke ghaat ke”-‘we belong neither at home or work destination’-Understanding Migration from the Perspective of Migrants in India: See Slides

(14.45 TWT/06.45 GMT)

Roland Zarzycki, Collegium Civitas, Poland  - Modelling the Ideological Determinants of Aversion to Migrants: See Slides

(15.50 TWT/07.50 GMT)

Magdalena El Ghamari, Collegium Civitas, Poland - Migrants in Europe During Covid 19. Stuck on the Poland-Belarus Border?

(16.05 TWT/08.05 GMT)

Cavidan Soykan, Freelance Researcher, Turkey - A New Expulsion Regime: Turkey's Unlawful Removal of Refugees from Its Territory: See Slides

(16.20 TWT/08.20 GMT)

Mei-Hua Chen, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan – Same-Sex Sexual Migration: The Politics of Intersectionality of Same-Sex Marriage Migration: See Slides 

(16.35 TWT/08.35 GMT)

Alice Coventry, Lumos Foundation, England - Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre: A Study of State Induced Atrocities Against Detained Migrants: See Slides

 

Stream 4 Thursday March 24 (Attended by 99 People)

Disability Discrimination: Ableism, Hate and Social Ostracism  

 

(08.40 TWT/0o.40 GMT)

Introductory Speaker, Professor Emeritus Colin Barnes, Centre for Disability Studies, England: Click for Video

Chair, Professor Karen Soldatic, Western Sidney University, Australia

 

Presentations:

(09.00 TWT/01.00 GMT)

Cunqiang Shi, University of Cardiff, Wales - Precarity and Opportunity: Exploring the Structure and Agency Tensions Around Disability Employment in China: See Slides

(09.15 TWT/01.15 GMT)

Liu Hsinyi, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan - The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Australia

  

(09.30 TWT/01.30 GMT)

Josephine Sirotkin, University of Leeds, England - Making a Monster: Carceral Logics and the Mistreatment of Disabled Adults in ‘Care’

 

(09.45 TWT/01.45 GMT)

Chen Chin Mao & Yang Shang Yu, Asia University, Taiwan – An Exploration of the Factors that Affect the Likelihood of Community Psychiatric Patients Participating in Vocational Training: See Slides

 

(10.50 TWT/02.50 GMT)

Rebecca Porter, University of Leeds, England - The Evils of Welfare Dependency: Disabled People’s Struggles with an Unjust welfare State: See Slides

 

(11.05 TWT/03.05 GMT)

Mo Stewart, Freelance Researcher, England - The Adoption of Preventable Harm, Masquerading as Social Policy Reforms: Click for Video

 

(11.20 TWT/03.20 GMT) 

Kharis Hutchison, University of Leeds, England - The Complexity of Domestic Violence and Abuse Experiences of Disabled Women: Click for Video

  

(11.35 TWT/03.35 GMT)

Leah Burch, Liverpool Hope University, England - Reporting Disability Hate Crime: Ambiguous Concepts and Fractured Relationships: See Slides 

Stream 5 Thursday March 24 (Attended by 117 People)

Criminalising the Working Class and Benefit Claimants: Contrasting Costs of Crime and Blame 

(13.40 TWT/05.40 GMT)

Introductory Speaker, Professor Martin Powell, University of Birmingham, England

Chair, Dr Adam Formby, University of Lincoln, England

Presentations:

(14.00 TWT/06.00 GMT)

Chris Tilly, University of California Los Angeles, USA - Informal and Precarious Work in a Global Context: See Slides

 

(14.15 TWT/06.15 GMT)

Adina Karten, Researcher, USA - Disabled People’s Street-Begging: An Ancient Livelihood Necessitated by Urbanity: See Slides

 

(14.30 TWT/06.30 GMT)

Fernando Fontes, University of Coimbra, Portugal – Disabled people’s Access to Employment in Portugal: A Preliminary Analysis

(14.45 TWT/06.45 GMT)

Alexis Buettgen, McMaster University, Canada - Disability - Inclusion in the Green Economy: Opportunities and Barriers: Click for Video

(15.50 TWT/07.50 GMT)

Ben Jessop, Bob Jeffrey & Peter Thomas, Sheffield Hallam University, England – From the Ordinary to the Exceptional: An Aetiology of Work-Based Harm During Covid-19: See Slides

 

(16.05 TWT/08.05 GMT)

Liao Pei Ru, NPUST, Taiwan - The Conflicts of Working-Class Masculinity and Violence in the DV Perpetrators’ Intervention Program: A Case Study of County T in Taiwan: See Slides

(16.20 TWT/08.20 GMT)

Clare Mawson, York St John University, England - Lost Before Lockdown: The Hidden Generation Let Down by Compulsory Schooling

 

(16.35 TWT/08.35 GMT)

Teresa Crew, Bangor University, Wales - The Day to Day Experiences of Working Class Academics Navigating Academia

Stream 6 Friday March 25 (Attended by 83 People)

Gender, Youth and Difference: LGBTI+, 'Folk Devils', Alienation and Human Rights Abuse 

 

(08.40 TWT/00.40 GMT)

Introductory Speaker, Professor Karen Soldatic, Western Sidney University, Australia

Chair, Dr Simon Prideaux, Director of (In)Justice International, England

Presentations:

(09.00 TWT/01.00 GMT)

Isabel L. Krakoff, York University, Canada - Speaking for the Subaltern: Understanding the Consequences of Assumptions of Universality in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Human Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa: See Slides

 

(09.15 TWT/01.15 GMT)

Ciara Cremin, University of Auckland, New Zealand - Trans-eye View: Life from a Trans Woman’s Perspective: See Slides

 

(09.30 TWT/01.30 GMT)

Li Yi-Zhen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan - Study on the Assisted Reproduction in Taiwanese Same-sex Couples: A Cross Country Comparison

 

(09.45 TWT/01.45 GMT)

Smita Chakraborty, Jhargram Raj College (Girls’ Wing), India - Women, Witchcraft and Witch Branding:  A Critical Discourse Analysis of Female Stigmatization in Jhargram: See Slides

 

(10.50 TWT/02.50 GMT)

Pan Pey-Chun & Jian Wei-Jiang, NPUST, Taiwan – A Pilot Study of the Attitudes Ventured Towards Disabled Women and the Social Resources Made Available in Taiwan for those Wanting Marriage and/or a Child

 

(11.05 TWT/03.05 GMT)

Susan Eriksson, South Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, Finland - Young People with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities and their Opportunities to Physical Activities in the context of Ableism: See Slides

 

(11.20 TWT/03.20 GMT)

Claudia Radiven, University of Leeds, England – Prevent Wallahs and Comprador Commentators: Click for Video

(11.35 TWT/03.35 GMT)

Adam Formby, University of Lincoln, England – An Injustice of Youth: Understanding Social Harms, Inequalities and Trajectories of Underrepresented Graduates in the UK

 

This was a hybrid gathering with presentations either pre-recorded, online or in person at the National Pingtung University of Science and Technology. Talks were for 15 minutes followed by workshops and Q&A sessions. This event had an overall attendance figure of 828 from over 20 different countries.