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Government Workshop with Baroness Warsi

Description
Students from the 'Doing of Not Doing God: religion, policy and politics' third year Social Policy undergraduate module were given the opportunity to meet and hear Baroness Sayeeda Warsi speak about the role and relevance of different religious communities in the city of Birmingham.
Date:
Monday 31st March 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students

IASS academic responds to bomb at Tipton mosque

Description
In the wake of the explosion of a nail bomb at a mosque in Tipton in the West Midlands and drawing upon his research into Islamophobia in the Black Country region IASS's Chris Allen has been in demand by the media.
Date:
Tuesday 16th July 2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

Delegation meet with Baroness Warsi to discuss work on Anti-Muslim hatred

Description
IASS's Chris Allen was part of a delegation who met with Baroness Sayeeda Warsi at the Foreign & Commonwealth Offices in London. The meeting was arranged to discuss the future work programme of the Cross-Government Working Group on Anti-Muslim Hatred on which Chris Allen sits in an independent expert capacity.
Date:
Friday 2nd November 2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students

Distinguished Speaker Series Guest Lecture: Professor Steven Vertovec

Description
Professor Steven Vertovec, Director of the Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Gottingen and Honorary Joint Professor of Sociology and Ethnology, University of Gottingen, will deliver a guest lecture on 'Diversification and 'diversity': configurations, representations and encounters' and will explore his ideas around 'super-diversity'.
Date:
Tuesday 24th July 2012
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

New Migration and Social Policy programme

Description
Does your work involve issues to do with Migration? Enhance your career prospects by registering for our New Migration and Social Policy programme.
Date:
Wednesday 7th March 2012
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
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