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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

Defending Welfare – Birmingham Academics comment on the last five years of the Coalition

Description
In the lead up to the 2010 Election the Social Policy Association (SPA) published In Defence of Welfare - a commentary on challenges facing any incoming government. For the 2015 election In Defence of Welfare 2 has now been launched: and Birmingham academics are some of the main contributors to the series of short essays.
Date:
15 April 2015

Getting by? A year in the life of 30 working families in Liverpool

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Read the final report from the 'Getting By? Project: collecting the stories of 30 working families in Liverpool over a year', supported by the 'Below the Radar' workstream at TSRC.
Date:
02 April 2015

Resource caravan passageways and immigrant integration

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As part of the Distinguished Speaker Series, Professor Seven Hobfoll, the Judd and Marjorie Weinberg Presidential Professor, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois in the USA, will be presenting a lecture entitled 'Ya'Gotta' love baseball: Resource caravan passageways and immigrant integration'.
Date:
31 March 2015

IRiS Roundtable series - Superdiversity: Opportunity or challenge for addressing inequality?

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IRiS Roundtable series - Superdiversity: Opportunity or challenge for addressing inequality?
Date:
31 March 2015
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IASS Events

Does Party ideology matter after all? A mixed methods approach to studying Welfare State change under Left and Right Government leadership

Date
03 June 2015 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 710
Description
Doctor Stefan Kühner from the University of York is the speaker at this seminar, aimed at postgraduate students and academics.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

IRiS Roundtable series - Opportunity or challenge for addressing inequality?

Date
04 June 2015 (13:00-16:00)
Location:
7th Floor, Muirhead Tower (R21), Room 714/5
Description
In the second IRiS Key Concepts roundtable, we have invited internationally renowned academics with long-standing expertise and interests in inequality to consider a range of questions.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Housing and Communities Research Group: Network lunch and ideas forum

Date
09 June 2015 (12:00-15:30)
Location:
58 Edgbaston Park Road, Nicholson Building, Winterbourne House
Description
Housing and Communities Research Group, Network lunch and ideas forum.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

'From Nigeria and the Bahamas but...currently living in Belgium: The superdiversification of Global English'

Date
18 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
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