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Is social harm preventable?

Description
In a new book 'Harmful Societies: Understanding social harm', Simon Pemberton, an expert on social harm, compares rates of social harms across 31 OECD countries.
Date:
11 March 2015

Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Public Lecture

Description
Social Policy's Chris Allen recently gave the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Public Lecture in Cardiff.
Date:
09 March 2015

How breaking up RBS would help re-balance the UK economy

Description
Lindsey Appleyard, Research Fellow for the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM), writes for 'The Conversation'.
Date:
09 March 2015

IRiS Roundtable series - Intersectionality and superdiversity: What's the difference?

Description
IRiS Roundtable series - Intersectionality and superdiversity: What's the difference?
Date:
02 March 2015

Superdiversity Birmingham Fellowships available at IRiS

Description
IRiS invite applications to the newly launched Birmingham Fellowships programme from individuals interested in undertaking conceptual work around the notion of superdiversity.
Date:
02 March 2015

Our Bigger Story: a multi-media evaluation of Big Local

Description
The Third Sector Research Centre at the University of Birmingham with Mandy Wilson, Creative Media and Paul Morgans (independent film maker) has won the contract to be a part of the evaluation Big Local.
Date:
25 February 2015
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IASS Events

New migrant health beliefs, values and experiences

Date
17 April 2015 (09:30-13:30)
Location:
4th floor, Heritage Learning Space, Library of Birmingham
Description
All are welcome at this IRiS run workshop event to present findings from their research study on migrant health histories.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Workshop on responsible lending and borrowing

Date
28 April 2015 (09:00-13:15)
Location:
183 Euston Road, London, Wellcome Collection
Description
Invitation to CHASM workshop on responsible lending and borrowing.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

IRiS Roundtable series - Intersectionality and superdiversity: What's the difference?

Date
30 April 2015 (13:00-16:00)
Location:
7th Floor, Muirhead Tower (R21), Room 714/5
Description
In this IRiS roundtable, we have invited internationally renowned academics with long-standing expertise and interests in intersectionality to consider a range of questions.
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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