Thank you!

Dear colleague, NNDR2013 has finished. We thank all presenters, all participants and all of NNDR2013 team and staff for contributing to a wonderful conference.

The website will remain live until further notice and you may still read the Abstract book and Program book on-line. You will find a selection of Keynote lecture presentation material in Keynote speakers.


NNDR – 12th Research Conference

May 30–31, 2013 in Turku, Finland 

Dear Colleague,

The conference is expecting 300 participants and the program includes over 200 presentations. 

An email "Welcome to NNDR2013 conference!" has been sent to all participants on 23rd of May from conference(at) Check also your junk mail filter. If you are a participant and have not received that mail, please contact conference(at)

Program book, Abstract book and List of participants have been published on-line. They are available in Program. Note that you will receive paper copies of each book an the list on registration. 

Information for presenters is available in Presenter information

NNDR2013 conference brings together researchers, policy makers, activists and practitioners to share scholarship and ideas, and provides a forum for Nordic and international collaboration in disability studies. The conference welcomes a wide range of contributions applying social, cultural, historical and philosophical perspectives to the study of disability. 

The conference is organized by Nordic Network of Disability Research and Finnish Association for Disability Research. Keynote speakers of the conference are Eva Feder Kittay, Dan Goodley, Jan Grue and Kalle Könkkölä. To learn more, visit Keynote speakers.

The conference takes place in Naantali, an idyllic coastal town next to Turku. Our conference venue is  Naantali Spa Hotel. The conference rooms are accessible.

You will find more information on the conference in sections Program and Accommodation and travel. The webpage will be updated with the newest information. To get notifications of major updates and deadlines, please sign up for newsletter.


Welcome to Turku! 

Organizing committee of NNDR 2013 conference