Superdiversity: International Conference

IRiS International Conference: Superdiversity: theory, method and practice in an era of change - 23-25 June 2014

IRiS hosted the first international, interdisciplinary conference on superdiversity which was held in Birmingham on 23-25 June 2014. The conference featured invited lectures, academic and policy panels, workshops and roundtables on topics at the forefront of the superdiversity research agenda.

The aim of the conference was to map the state-of-the-art knowledge about superdiversity and to draw an agenda for future research in Dr Nando Sigona, conference convenor, and Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of IRiSthe field.

Paper presenters included senior academics and early career researchers from sociology, social policy, geography, psychology, economics, medicine, demography, anthropology, development studies and other disciplines, policy makers, advocates and practitioners with an interest in superdiversity.

Read the Conference Report by Rachel Humphris here 

(Image: Dr Nando Sigona, Conference Convenor, and Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of IRiS)


 

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