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Beyond the binary of financial in/exclusion - latest CHASM Briefing Paper

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Read the latest Briefing Paper from CHASM, 'Beyond the binary of financial in/exclusion: Towards a spectrum of unsecured credit use'.
Date:
Tuesday 26th April 2016

Budget 2016: Predictions and perspectives

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Karen Rowlingson and Paul Burstow look at areas that they think could be on the government's agenda during this year's budget announcement.
Date:
Wednesday 16th March 2016

AHRC FinCris Project

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On 3 February 2016 the AHRC FinCris project held its final dissemination event in Brussels on: 'Financial Reform after the Crisis: Promoting stability, fair taxation, ethics and financial inclusion'.
Date:
Wednesday 24th February 2016

One in three could not find £200 in an emergency, research shows

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Twenty-two per cent admit they would have to borrow the money or sell a personal possession to fund such a one-off expense, with a further 12% saying they simply could not pay, according to data published in an annual financial-state-of-the-nation report by academics.
Date:
Wednesday 14th October 2015

Housing and Communities Research Network announce new programme of seminars

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New programme of seminars is announced by Housing and Communities Research Network.
Date:
Monday 28th September 2015
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Sociology in and of Birmingham: Studying and celebrating diversity

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This open public event chaired by Lynn Jamieson, the President of the British Sociological Association on the eve of their annual conference, which is taking place in Birmingham. All with an interest in Birmingham are welcome and invited to participate in discussion, from those who have never heard of sociology to long-term sociologists.
Date:
Wednesday 2nd March 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Network lunch and ideas forum - limited spaces left!

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Housing and Communities Research Group: Network lunch and ideas forum - only 6 weeks to go - limited spaces left!
Date:
Monday 11th May 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Forthcoming Housing and Communities Research Network Seminars, 2015

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All are welcome at the forthcoming Housing and Communities Research Network Seminars, which will be held in Room 710, Muirhead Tower (4.15 - 5.45 pm).
Date:
Monday 11th May 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Opting out of Mediterranean rescue condemns desperate migrants to death

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The UK government is seeking to defend its decision not to support rescue missions for migrants making the dangerous crossing to Europe via the central Mediterranean - Dr Nando Sigona writes in 'The Conversation'.
Date:
Wednesday 29th October 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Hearing the voices of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

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Just published is a new book entitled 'Hearing the voices of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities: Inclusive Community Development', published by Policy Press and co-edited by TSRC Honorary Research Fellow, Andrew Ryder
Date:
Tuesday 28th October 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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