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Diversity and Superdiversity: Sociocultural linguistic perspectives

Description
Angela Creese and Adrian Blackledge from the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham, are plenary speakers at the 'Diversity and Superdiversity: Sociocultural linguistic perspectives' Conference at Georgetown University, USA, 13-15 March 2015.
Date:
26 January 2015

UPWEB recruiting 5 community researchers

Description
The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham is looking to train and employ up to five community researchers to work on a new research project looking at the ways that residents of Handsworth and Edgbaston access formal and informal health care services.
Date:
26 January 2015

IRiS researcher to speak at The New School in New York

Description
In February, Dr Nando Sigona is giving a public Lecture at The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility entitled, 'The Camp as a Space of Political Membership', with discussion from Professor Michel Agier
Date:
26 January 2015

PPE General Election Debates

Description
Social Policy are hosting a series of student-led debates in the run-up to the forthcoming General Election in May 2015.
Date:
26 January 2015

Briefing Paper: Basic bank accounts in Ireland

Description
Basic Bank Accounts in Ireland: Not so much a false start as a faulty start? Read the latest Briefing Paper from CHASM.
Date:
21 January 2015

CHASM Briefing Paper: December 2014

Description
Should people on low incomes be encouraged to save during an economic down-turn? Latest Briefing Paper from CHASM
Date:
21 January 2015
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IASS Events

Examining community-led housing and the impact of the empty homes Community Grants Programme - London event

Date
19 February 2015 (14:00-17:00)
Description
Self-Help Housing and HACT are running this event in London, looking at what has been achieved during the course of the EHCGP which will showcase various types of organisations and different approaches to renovating street properties and local regeneration.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Examining community-led housing and the impact of the Empty Homes Community Grants Programme - Hull event

Date
26 February 2015 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
HU3 2RA, Hull, The Octagon
Description
Self-Help Housing and HACT are running this event in Hull in February, looking at what has been achieved during the course of the EHCGP which will showcase various types of organisations and different approaches to renovating street properties and local regeneration.

Mind the (housing) gap: Patterns of family wealth, past, present, future

Date
17 March 2015 (12:30-13:15)
Location:
Room 111 Birmingham Business School
Description
CHASM seminar, 'Mind the (housing) gap: Patterns of family wealth, past, present, future.'
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Can lending and borrowing be responsible?

Date
05 May 2015 (12:30-13:15)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
CHASM Seminar, 'Can lending and borrowing be responsible?'
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences
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