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Social Work students in lecture theatreLatest news and events from the Institute of Applied Social Studies.

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How can we increase responsible lending and borrowing?

Description
Following the CHASM workshop held on Tuesday 28 April 2015 at the Wellcome Collection in London on 'How can we increase responsible lending and borrowing?', a summary of the event is now available to download
Date:
20 May 2015

Social Work students return from successful Erasmus trip to Warsaw, Poland

Description
Recently, Dawn Riverand Maureen Smojkis led a trip for Social Work students on the BA and MA qualifying programmes to the Institute of Prevention and Resocialisation at the University of Warsaw Poland.
Date:
19 May 2015

Examining the Cameron-Clegg Coalition Government - new book launched

Description
Robert Page, Reader in Democratic Socialism and Social Policy, contributed a chapter on poverty and social security in a new book which examines the Cameron-Clegg Coalition Government.
Date:
12 May 2015

Network lunch and ideas forum - limited spaces left!

Description
Housing and Communities Research Group: Network lunch and ideas forum - only 6 weeks to go - limited spaces left!
Date:
11 May 2015

Forthcoming Housing and Communities Research Network Seminars, 2015

Description
All are welcome at the forthcoming Housing and Communities Research Network Seminars, which will be held in Room 710, Muirhead Tower (4.15 - 5.45 pm).
Date:
11 May 2015

Asylum crisis? What crisis?

Description
With the monthly asylum application figures published today and these demonstrating a 527 reduction in the number of asylum seekers making their claims on British soil from 2751 in January 2015 and from 2370 the equivalent period last year, I find myself wondering why have the numbers decreased?
Date:
30 April 2015
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IASS Events

Researching community land trusts in Australia: balancing academia and activism

Date
22 June 2015 (16:15-17:45)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
This Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar features Dr Louise Crabtree from the University of Western Australia as guest speaker. She will be reflecting on five years of research and development with the emergent community land trust (CLT) sector in Australia to explain the approach, tasks and outcomes of a research program that consciously sought to simultaneously address academic and activist objectives.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

From multilingualism to superdiversity in corpus linguistics: implications for research

Date
30 June 2015 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
Room 420 Muirhead Tower
Description
This event is part of a short series of seminars which explores the possible synergies between corpus linguistics and superdiversity.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Rethinking integration: New perspectives on adaptation and settlement in an era of superdiversity

Date
02 July 2015 (09:00-18:30)
Location:
Birmingham
Description
IRiS and SAST Conference, 'Rethinking integration: New perspectives on adaptation and settlement in an era of superdiversity' - Call for Papers.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Ya' Gotta' love baseball: Resource caravan passageways and immigrant integration

Date
02 July 2015 (17:30-18:30)
Location:
G15 - Muirhead Lecture Theatre
Description
Distinguished Speaker Series, Professor Steven Hobfoll, The Judd and Marjorie Weinberg Presidential Professor, Rush University Medical Center Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research
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