Events

Dates for the diary

Integration for who? Getting on in an era of superdiversity with Professor Jenny Phillimore

Date
Wednesday 17th September 2014
Location:
G15, Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham
Description
Each new professor at the University of Birmingham gives a lecture, known as an inaugural, to their peers and students on their area of research. Therefore you are personally invited to join, Jenny Phillimore Professor of Migration and Superdiversity, at her Inaugural Lecture on Wednesday 17th September 2014 at 5pm – 6pm as it may be of interest to your area of expertise.

Examining diet and physical activity behaviours amongst older adults through the lens of superdiversity

Date
Thursday 18th September 2014
Location:
Room 427 Muirhead Tower
Description
This half-day interactive workshop aims to critically examine current dietary and physical activity assessment methods, including behaviour changes theories and approaches, from the perspective of superdiversity.

Causes, experiences and responses to poverty among refugees and migrants

Date
Thursday 25th September 2014
Location:
Room 420 Muirhead Tower
Description
IRiS is hosting a workshop on causes, experiences and responses to poverty among migrants and refugees.

Superdiversity and recent immigration: Pathways of settlement

Date
Wednesday 5th November 2014
Location:
London Borough of Hackney, TBC
Description
This ESRC Festival of Social Science event will present findings from a 5-year ethnographic research project in the London Borough of Hackney, showing that diversity in this context has become commonplace. Rather than experiencing it as something particularly unusual, local residents see diversity as normal part of everyday life.

Social Anchoring and Settlement: adaptation and integration in Birmingham's new Polish community

Date
Thursday 6th November 2014
Location:
Heritage Learning Centre, Library of Birmingham
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