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CHASM: Latest Briefing Papers

Description
Read the latest Briefing Paper now available on the CHASM website.
Date:
11 March 2014

IMF's win-win scenario: when re-distribution equals growth

Description
Professor Karen Rowlingson writes in 'The Conversation' in an article entitled 'IMFs win-win scenario: when re-distribution equals growth'.
Date:
11 March 2014

Seminar: The production of migrants in contemporary capitalism

Description
All are welcome at this free seminar, hosted by CREES/POLSIS, which will be of interest to all staff and students interested in Russia, Eastern Europe and the European Union.
Date:
05 March 2014

IRiS research rated 'Excellent' by European research councils

Description
Research conducted by researchers at the Institute for Research into Superdiversity has been rated 'Excellent' by the Arts and Humanities research councils of Europe.
Date:
03 March 2014

Research on Choice Based Lettings (CBL) launched at JRF Seminar in York

Description
Research by the Housing and Communities Research Group on the North Yorkshire Home Choice CBL scheme, funded by Joseph Rowntree Foundation was launched at a seminar in York on Friday February 21st.
Date:
20 February 2014

The future of diversity research

Description
IRiS academic, Dr Nando Sigona, reports on 'The Future of Diversity Research' roundtable held at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18 February 2014
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IASS Events

Housing and Communities Research Network Eighth Seminar

Date
29 April 2014 (16:15-17:30)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
This 8th Housing and Communities Research Network seminar is part of a collaboration between the Housing and Communities Research Group and Birmingham City Council to understand the impact of the growth of private renting in the City and support strategic responses to this major trend.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Strengthening Professional Judgement in Practice

Date
10 June 2014 (16:00-18:15)
Location:
Courtyard Room, Park House
Description
Hosted by the Public Service Academy and led by leading academics with extensive experience in policy and practice, the seminars are targeted at leaders and managers in all areas of the social work profession. Seminars will also be of interest to academics, postgraduate students and professionals in related health and social care disciplines. This seminar will be led by Professor Sue White and Professor Barbara Fawcett.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
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