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Creating tomorrow's leading social scientists

Description
The University of Birmingham is proud to offer 25 ESRC scholarships to fund postgraduate training and doctoral research.
Date:
18 November 2014

The future of social housing

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Housing and Communities Research Group launches new research programme on the future of social housing.
Date:
17 November 2014

IRiS Event: Should I stay or should I go? The return migration of retired migrants from Spain

Description
All are welcome at this IRiS event, hosted by Jordi Giner Monfort from the Universitat de Valencia in Spain, which will be held on Monday 24 November 2014 from 3.00 pm until 5.00 pm in Room 427 in the Muirhead Tower.
Date:
17 November 2014

Sans Papiers: The Social and economic lives of young, undocumented migrants

Description
IRiS's Dr Nando Sigona and Professor Roger Zetter (University of Oxford) will present their new book 'Sans Papiers: The social and economic lives of young undocumented migrants', at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford on Wednesday 19 November.
Date:
12 November 2014

IRiS Event: Ralph Grillo seminar on Superdiversity

Description
All are welcome at this event at which Ralph Grillo from the University of Sussex will ask the question 'How can the law be expected to cope with 'Superdiversity'?'
Date:
11 November 2014

Connected or Disconnected? Re-thinking the role of local councils in changing times

Description
The Third Sector Research Centre, in partnership with the National Association of Local Councils, the University of Gloucestershire and the Institute of Local Government Studies, hosted a conference at Hucclecote Village Hall (Gloucestershire), to explore the challenges facing town and parish councils.
Date:
11 November 2014
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IASS Events

Should I stay or should I go? The return migration of retired migrants from Spain

Date
24 November 2014 (15:00-17:00)
Location:
Room 427 Muirhead Tower
Description
All are welcome at this short seminar hosted by Jordi Giner Monfort from the Universitat de Valencia in Spain who will focus on return migration from Spain to the UK.
Categories:
Social Sciences

An Invitation to Superdiversity: Health, wellbeing and superdiversity

Date
25 November 2014 (15:00-17:00)
Description
We would like to invite you to a research network coffee session: Health, wellbeing and Superdiversity on Tuesday 25 November 2014 from 3.00 - 5.00 pm.
Categories:
Social Sciences

Varieties of religious superdiversity

Date
26 November 2014 (10:30-16:30)
Location:
Room 420 Muirhead Tower
Description
All are welcome to attend a workshop exploring current research on religious diversity in the UK. The aim of the workshop is to draw together a series of insights from different disciplines on the nature and study of religious (super)diversity in the UK today.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Assembling Samira: Queering sexual humanitarianism through experimental film making

Date
03 December 2014 (13:00-14:30)
Location:
Room 427 Muirhead Tower
Description
All are welcome at this seminar on 'Assembling Samira: Queering sexual humanitarianism through experimental film making'.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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