Most people have heard of the Oscar Nominated film, Philomena, starring Academy Award Winning Actress, Dame Judi Dench. However, those lucky enough to attend the two-day international conference entitled “Redefining adoption in a new era: Opportunities and challenges for law and practice” at University College Cork on September 4th and 5th, 2014 will have the opportunity to hear a keynote speech by the film’s inspiration, Philomena Lee.
Ms. Lee joins other keynote speakers Dr. Pien Bos (Universiteit voor Humanistiek), Peter Selman (Newcastle University), Nigel Cantwell (UNICEF), Susan Lohan (Adoption Rights Alliance), among others to discuss the changes and transitions that have taken place in recent years within the realm of adoption law and practice.
Whether you have a passion for law, or a simply have an interest in the current changes in law and social work surrounding adoption, the UCC Adoption Conference is a unique educational opportunity sure to interest the avid international scholar.
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