Institute of Applied Social Studies (IASS)

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The Institute of Applied Social Studies, which is based within the School of Social Policy, has developed a reputation for delivering high quality teaching and learning which enables students to develop into reflective and research-informed professionals.

IRiS research showcased at the American Sociological Association Conference
Description
In recognition of his pioneering work on undocumented migration in the UK, Dr Nando Sigona contributes to a thematic session on comparative approaches to migrant "illegality" at Sociological Conference in San Francisco.
Date:
Monday 18th August 2014
CHASM Conference July 2014
Description
Over 50 delegates from academia, public, private and third sectors attended the CHASM conference: 'Financial Security in an Age of Austerity', which took place on Friday 18th July, at the Friends Meeting House, Euston, London.
Date:
Wednesday 13th August 2014
Re-thinking camps as social and political spaces
Description
Dr Nando Sigona's new article published by the international peer reviewed journal Citizenship Studies draws on his ethnography of camps in Italy for forcibly displaced Roma to argue for a more nuanced understanding of camps and camp-like institutions as spaces of sociality and politics.
Date:
Monday 11th August 2014