Francesca Martinez – “The Beauty of Diversity”

FrancescaIt was my great pleasure and privilege to welcome Francesca Martinez to MMU on 17 October 2014, where she delivered her thoughts on “The Beauty of Diversity”. I  invited Francesca to open a lecture series about social justice, because I had heard her on podcasts and news programmes. She made me aware that it was possible to explore the social model of disability with passion and good humour. Comedy may be a better vehicle to explore this aspect of social  justice than academia. Continue reading