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Briefing Paper: Basic bank accounts in Ireland

Description
Basic Bank Accounts in Ireland: Not so much a false start as a faulty start? Read the latest Briefing Paper from CHASM.
Date:
21 January 2015

CHASM Briefing Paper: December 2014

Description
Should people on low incomes be encouraged to save during an economic down-turn? Latest Briefing Paper from CHASM
Date:
21 January 2015

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

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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

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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

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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
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IASS Events

TEDx 2015: Ten really good reasons why people should pay more inheritance tax

Date
21 March 2015 (10:00-16:30)
Location:
Aston Webb Building
Description
Social Policy's Karen Rowlingson 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

Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar: 23 March 2015

Date
23 March 2015 (16:15-17:45)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar on Monday 23 March 2015 entitled 'Community-led Refurbishments of Empty Homes - the importance of partners'.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

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

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
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