Past Activities

Academic Courses

Spring 2017

Seminar 'Disabilty and Technology in Uganda - preparation of studytrip'
and Luganda Language Course

Department of Social Anthropology and Empirical Cultural Studies of the University of Zurich

Spring 2015 Lecture 'Community Based Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities'
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University (with Paul Bukuluki)
Spring 2015 Seminar 'Material Culture of Disability'
Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the University of Zurich
Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Seminar 'Disability and Equality'
Department of Social Work - Berne University of Applied Sciences
Fall 2014 Seminar 'Disability in Local and Global Contexts'
Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the University of Zurich
Fall 2013 Seminar 'Introduction to Anthropological Disability Studies'
Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the University of Zurich
Spring 2013 Lecture 'Community Based Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities'
Makerere University (with Paul Bukuluki and Innocent Atwijukire)
Spring 2013 Seminar 'Applied Anthropology'
Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the University of Zurich
Fall 2011 Seminar 'Disability and Technology II'
Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zurich
Fall 2011 USL (Ugandan Sign Language) Course
Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zurich
Spring 2011 Seminar 'Disability and Technology I'
Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zurich
Fall 2010 Seminar 'Disability, Deafness, and Culture'
Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zurich

Presentations, Conferences and Workshops

December 3, 2016 International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Adjumani:
Poster Presentation 'Project Disability & Technology' (Marie Schuler)
December 2, 2016 'Skilling: Reducing Environmental Barriers' Annual Disability Forum Uganda, Adjumani:
Supported by ADD International, The National Union of Disabled Persons in Uganda, and the Disability & Technology research group (Marie Schuler)
September 5-9, 2016 Summer School 2016, Fort Portal
2015-2016 3x stakeholder meetings
January 25-29, 2016 Winter School 2016, Kalangala
November 18, 2015 AAA Annual Meeting ‘Familiar/Strange’, Denver
'Unfolding Dynamics of Vulnerability Categories among People with Disabilities in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement' (presentation by Marie Schuler)
August 18-22, 2015 Summer School 2015, Kalangala
December 8-11, 2014 Winter School 2014 at UZH, Zurich
July 9-11, 2014 Summer School 2014 at CHDC, Kampala
October 25-26, 2013 Medical Anthropology Switzerland (MAS) Symposium 2013 'Enabling Disability and Processes of Learning', University of Zurich (Co-host)
Programme (PDF, 154 KB)
September 19-21, 2013 De-colonizing Disability Theory I: Cripping Development Conference, Charles University Prague (Presentations)
Programme
June 27-28, 2013 Symposium on Disability, Technology and Rehabilitation in Low and Middle Income Countries, University of Washington (Presentations)
Programme
Video 'Disability & Technology: Insights in an international and interdisciplinary research project'
Video 'An Analysis of the Rehabilitation Process of Soldiers with Disabilities'
October 25-27, 2012 Contact Zones Conference, University of Cologne (Attendance)
Programme
October 19-20, 2012 Swiss Researching Africa Days 2012, University of Berne (Presentations)
 
September 4, 2012 Disability and Technology Workshop Research Results, Makerere University Kampala
 
August 27-31, 2012 Summer school, Makerere University Kampala
December 2-3, 2011 Disability and Technology Students Conference, Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zurich
 
November 30, 2011 Disability and Technology Project Presentation, Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zurich
 
September 21, 2011 Panel discussion 'Unerhörtes – Bildung für Gehörlose in der Schweiz und Uganda', Ethnologisches Café, Zurich