Rethinking Disability Webcomics in the Fȇte de La Science at Sorbonne University
The ERC-funded project Rethinking Disability was featured in the Fȇte de La Science which was held on 11 October 2019 at Sorbonne University in Paris.
Rethinking Disability is one of the ERC projects which was selected to collaborate with ERcComics, an ambitious scheme funded by the H2020 Innovation programme and coordinated by Sorbonne University in partnership with La Bande Destinée (a French Communication Agency), which exploits the power of visual storytelling to innovate the way in which European science is communicated. Ten episodes of webcomics were produced in the course of 2019 which available online on the ERCcOMICS website. The Sorbonne event featured a reading of chapters 2 and 3 from the webcomics in front of an audience consisting mainly of French high school pupils, and a discussion between project leader Monika Baár and artist Hélène Bléhaut on their collaboration, and lastly, questions from the audience were answered.