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Community action and social media research: Position Statement

Description
The below the radar work-stream at the Third Sector Research Centre is undertaking research into how and whether community groups use social media to organise community action.
Date:
17 February 2015

New book published on 'Women, Disability and Mental Distress'

Description
Women, Disability and Mental Distress published by Ashgate this month, is based on Birmingham alumnus Julia Smith's doctorate.
Date:
16 February 2015

Housing Association Roundtable event

Description
Professor David Mullins, Director of the Housing and Communities Research Group, will be in Ballymoney, County Antrim next week, for a roundtable event with leading figures from the housing association sector in Northern Ireland.
Date:
12 February 2015

Migration, social networks and integration: New IRiS working papers out

Description
Two new IRiS Working Papers (no. 6 and 7) explore issues related migration, social networks and integration policy and practice.
Date:
09 February 2015

Want to learn more about superdiversity research relevant to your organisation?

Description
At the event you will hear about 10 projects exploring different aspects of superdiversity and migration, many of them in Birmingham.
Date:
09 February 2015

Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar - 23 March 2015

Description
All are welcome at the next Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar, which will be held on Monday 23 March 2015 in Room 710, Muirhead Tower.
Date:
04 February 2015
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IASS Events

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

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

Public attitudes to wealth taxation

Date
07 July 2015 (12:30-13:15)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
CHASM seminar, 'Public attitudes to wealth taxation', 7 July 2015, University of Birmingham.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences
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