Getting on in the UK: Migrants, ethnic minorities, networks, social mobility and integration (Birmingham event)

Category
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences
Date(s)
Friday 8th November 2013 (11:00-13:00)
Contact

For further information, please contact Ann Bolstridge, IRiS Manager, a.bolstridge@bham.ac.uk.

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http://esrcfestivalbirmingham.eventbrite.co.uk
Description
ESRC Festival of Social Science 2012

You are invited to join us to discuss our recent research findings on:

  • What types of social network do ethnic minorities and refugees possess?
  • Do social networks facilitate social mobility?
  • What is the role of social networks and capital in integration and inclusion?

 This event brings together researchers from two project teams: the Nuffield Foundation funded Refugee Integration, Social Networks and Social Capital project (Birmingham and Cardiff) and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation Poverty, Ethnicity and Social Networks research (Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham) to co-present findings focusing on social network, social media and social capital in minority ethnic and refugee communities.

Read more in the event flyer (PDF)

This event aims specifically at policy makers, service providers, voluntary sector professionals, and equality advocates. They will be participatory in nature and allow time for discussion and action planning/reflection.

This is a FREE event funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and is part of the Festival of Social Science programme. Places are limited and registration is essential. Please book your ticket at the Birmingham event at http://esrcfestivalbirmingham.eventbrite.co.uk .

This event is also running in London and Cardiff - please see the event flyer for more details.