Professorial lecture series with Professor Jill Stavert

Edinburgh Napier University invites you to attend a lecture with Professor Jill Stavert as part of the Professorial Lecture Series.

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Thursday 2 June 2016 5:30 PM

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Professorial Lecture Series with Professor Jill Stavert

Over the past three decades international human rights law has increasingly sought to promote the recognition of the rights of persons with mental disorder in national laws and policies. More recently, largely driven by the UN Convention on the Rights of Person with Disabilities, there has been a discernible shift away from simply focusing on limiting unlawful interventions to a more proactive enablement of autonomy and the exercise of legal capacity of persons with mental disorder and their inclusion within society. This lecture will consider these developments and reflect on the extent to which they are being, and can be, achieved as well as the possible consequences of such a shift. 

Craiglockhart Campus

Edinburgh Napier University
Colinton Road
EH14 1DJ