Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS)

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The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) works to advance and promote the University's expertise in the emerging field of superdiversity. We are the first institute in the UK and one of the first globally, to focus on superdiversity."

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Research Administrator vacancy to support AHRC project 'Translation and translanguaging'

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There is currently a Research Administrator vacancy for the AHRC grant 'Translation and translanguaging: Investigating linguistic and cultural transformations in superdiverse wards in four UK cities'.
Date:
03/09/2015

Fitting in and getting along: Integration and identity for Birmingham's British Poles

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The Midlands Polish Community Association supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund is presenting an exhibition entitled 'Fitting in and Getting Along: Integration and Identity for Birmingham's British Poles' in Digbeth, Birmingham.
Date:
24/08/2015

Calais migrants are not invading: They are just a small part of a global refugee crisis

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Read the latest article by Dr Nando Sigona in 'The Conversation' on the refugee crisis in Calais.
Date:
05/08/2015

Why more sniffer dogs is not the answer

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IRiS Acting Director Dr Nando Sigona spoke to BBC 5 Live 'Up all night' about the migrant crisis in Calais.
Date:
03/08/2015

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