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Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Case Study: Latest discussion paper from TSRC

Description
This latest discussion paper from TSRC explores the debates around community led research, drawing on the specific case study example of European Gypsy, Traveller and Roma research networks.
Date:
20 January 2015

Social housing in the age of superdiversity

Description
New IRiS Working Paper looks at the challenges of superdiversity for social housing.
Date:
19 January 2015

Impact of the Charlie Hebdo killings on ordinary Muslims

Description
Dr Chris Allen discusses the likely impact on ordinary Muslims following the Charlie Hebdo killings, in a series of radio interviews.
Date:
13 January 2015

Forthcoming events: Impact of the empty homes Community Grants Programme

Description
Self-Help Housing and HACT are running two events 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.
Date:
12 January 2015

Evaluation of the empty homes community grants programme - North East and Yorkshire

Description
The Housing and Communities Research Group have been awarded a grant by the Building and Social Housing Foundation, to evaluate the impact of the 'Empty Homes Community Grants Programme in North East England and Yorkshire'.
Date:
12 January 2015

Read the latest Newsletter from IRiS

Description
In their latest Newsletter, IRiS reflects back on some of the activities and projects it has been involved in over the past successful year.
Date:
08 January 2015
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IASS Events

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

Current Research in Superdiversity

Date
17 March 2015 (13:00-16:30)
Location:
Midland Heart 20 Bath Row Birmingham B15 1LZ
Description
At this event, hosted by Midland Heart, you will hear about 10 projects exploring different aspects of superdiversity and migration, many of them in Birmingham.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Devolution and Social Policy after the 2015 General Election

Date
20 March 2015 (09:30-11:00)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
Seminar by Professor Mark Drakeford, on Devolution and Social Policy after the 2015 General Election.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

TEDx 2015: Britishness, equality and inclusion towards a future manifesto

Date
21 March 2015 (10:00-16:30)
Location:
Aston Webb Building
Description
Social Policy's Chris Allen will be taking part in this year's TEDx event, an opportunity to hear ideas at the pioneering end of research.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences
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