Miriam Arenas Conejo

Miriam Arenas Conejo
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya | UOC · Psychology and Educational Sciences Studies

PhD in Sociology

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Introduction
Researching on social and political participation around vulnerability and care: disability, feminism, childhood, emergencies.... while exploring intersectionality approaches and participatory research methods.
Additional affiliations
October 2018 - present
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Position
  • Lecturer
September 2015 - September 2018
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Position
  • Researcher
July 2015 - September 2015
University of Lisbon
Position
  • Visiting Rerearcher
Education
September 2007 - June 2008
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Field of study
  • Teachers' Training
January 2007 - September 2017
University of Barcelona
Field of study
  • Sociology
September 2005 - June 2006
University of Deusto
Field of study
  • Philosophy

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Publications (33)
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Libro de autoría colectiva que presenta los procesos colectivos y organizaciones de movimientos sociales de los últimos 10 años. Particularmente en Activismo(s) de la discapacidad en España: alianzas y transversalidades del 15M presentamos el papel de las comisiones de diversidad funcional en el 15M y lo que aquel representó dentro y fuera de este...
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CORPOGRAFÍAS de la discapacidad presenta una serie de textos orientados a (re)pensar la discapacidad más allá de los modelos médicos hegemónicos que la encadenan al cuerpo físico. Abrimos nuevas narrativas que reescriben aquellos cuerpos marcados por una falta. Para ello nos sirven las artes, los estudios corporales, las narrativas encarnadas y los...
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La creación artística es una expresión humana, hecha siempre desde y con los cuerpos. Pero en el caso de los "cuerpos discapacitados", estos han sido tradicionalmente más un objeto de representación interpretado desde la otredad, que soportes de creación artística desde los cuales los artistas se expresan y reflexionan (o no) sobre su propia condic...
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The arts and disability are still considered contradictory terms in Spain. However, over the last few years, various disabled artists have called for more opportunities for their professionalisation and for the recognition of their creative potential. The objective here is to analyse them and to reflect on their artistic and political contributions...
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The eradication of violence is one of the main demands of disabled women's organizations around the world. As a result of their activism, both the Beijing Platform for Action (1995) and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2006) made specific mention of their greater risk of suffering violence and the need to implement appr...
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This article aims to analyze some of the implications of the committees of functional diversity created in two Spanish cities during the 15M camps of 2011. Firstly, we situate them in the context of the historical evolution of disability activisms in Spain. Secondly, we describe the main traits of such committees within the 15M, based on their publ...
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This article aims to analyze some of the implications of the committees of functional diversity created in two Spanish cities during the 15M camps of 2011. Firstly, we situate them in the context of the historical evolution of disability activisms in Spain. Secondly, we describe the main traits of such committees within the 15M, based on their publ...
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PurposeThe text explores the feminist concept of intersectionality and its adoption within disability studies. The aim is to analyze how feminist and disability movements and theories have managed the issue of struggling against oppression and for equality while acknowledging internal diversity. Methodology/approachLiterature review based on the co...
Presentation
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is now the main tool for persons with disabilities in their political struggles for equal opportunities. It reaffirms the legislative renewal process that has been going on in the last decade in relation to disability. In Spain, the normative framework is the LIONDAU (2003), w...
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From the standpoint of a non-disabled feminist, the paper explores the transnational activism of disabled women. Under the light of shifting boundaries between women and frontiers among cultures and nations, the possible tensions between disability rights and feminist movements are also considered. Thus, disabled women’s concerns are reviewed in th...

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CUIDAR is a European wide project aiming to enhance the resilience of children, young people and urban societies to disasters and enable disaster responders to meet children and young people’s needs more effectively. See the project 6 minute film: https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/cuidar/en/film/ Website: https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/cuidar/en/ CUIDAR objectives: To better understand the risk perception, disaster needs and capacities of children and young people in urban societies. To strengthen children’s understanding of emergencies and the actions they can take to prepare themselves, their families and their communities. Increased awareness and understanding amongst disaster responders and policy makers of children and young people’s needs in disasters. More effective communication between disaster responders and children and young people in urban contexts. Improved disaster management framework, policies and practices that take into account the particular needs of children and young people in urban disasters.
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Disability art and disabled artists in Spain.