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You talk, they listen: Immigration

Description
Jenny Phillimore and Chris Allen, academics from the School of Social Policy, will be taking part in a 'Guardian Live' event at the Business School on Monday 27 April.
Date:
23 April 2015

EU weighs up the cost of saving lives in the Mediterranean

Description
Over 1600 migrants have died since the end of Italy's search and rescue operation 'Mare Nostrum' in October 2014, and the EU struggles to find a common strategy to address boat migration in the Mediterranean.
Date:
22 April 2015

What the EU must do now to halt this tragedy on its shores

Description
IRiS academic, Dr Nando Sigona, writes for 'The Conversation' on the unfolding tragedy in the Mediterranean.
Date:
22 April 2015

CHASM intern wins CISI award

Description
CHASM intern from the School of Social Policy is one of the 2015 winners of CISI Educational Trust Awards.
Date:
21 April 2015

Blog: Translating the multi-lingual City book review

Description
TLANG Blog from Professor Mike Baynham, University of Leeds.
Date:
21 April 2015

Devolution and Social Policy after the 2015 General Election

Description
On Friday 20th March Prof. Mark Drakeford, previously of Cardiff University but now the Assembly Member for Cardiff West, and Minister for Health and Social Services at the Welsh Government, was invited by the Welfare Futures research group to discuss devolution post-2015 election.
Date:
20 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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