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.

Operation Trojan Horse: Examining the 'Islamic takeover' of Birmingham schools
Description
It is believed that at least 25 schools in Birmingham are now being investigated in response to allegations of what the media and city council are routinely describing as 'takeover' bids by 'hardline Muslims'. Dr Chris Allen contributes to the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
Thursday 17th April 2014
Irregular migrant crossings in the Mediterranean
Description
Dr Nando Sigona from the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), was interviewed recently by Jon Sopel on the BBC World's Global on Melilla, Lampedusa and Fortress Europe.
Date:
Thursday 17th April 2014
IRiS practitioner researchers organise exhibition
Description
All are welcome at this exhibition at the Barber Institute which is a snapshot of Birmingham's Chinese community captured through oral history interviews, photographs and other records.
Date:
Thursday 17th April 2014