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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:
17 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:
17 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:
17 April 2014

Housing and communities: Australian speaking engagements

Description
Social Policy's David Mullins will be speaking at two events in Australia during May.
Date:
14 April 2014

Registration for the IRiS Conference now open

Description
Register now for the 2014 IRiS Conference 23-25 June.
Date:
10 April 2014

Whose interests do we protect by refusing children asylum? Not ours, nor the children

Description
Dr Nando Sigona of the Institute for Researchinto Superdiversity (IRiS), writes in 'The Conversation' in a recent article entitled 'Whose interests do we protect by refusing children asylum? Not ours, nor the children'.
Date:
10 April 2014
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IASS Events

Housing and Communities Research Network Eighth Seminar

Date
29 April 2014 (16:15-17:30)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
This 8th Housing and Communities Research Network seminar is part of a collaboration between the Housing and Communities Research Group and Birmingham City Council to understand the impact of the growth of private renting in the City and support strategic responses to this major trend.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Strengthening Professional Judgement in Practice

Date
10 June 2014 (16:00-18:15)
Location:
Courtyard Room, Park House
Description
Hosted by the Public Service Academy and led by leading academics with extensive experience in policy and practice, the seminars are targeted at leaders and managers in all areas of the social work profession. Seminars will also be of interest to academics, postgraduate students and professionals in related health and social care disciplines. This seminar will be led by Professor Sue White and Professor Barbara Fawcett.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
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