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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

Description
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

Description
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?

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

Language and Superdiversity: exploring corpus approaches

Description
Forthcoming series of seminars which will explore the possible synergies between corpus linguistics and superdiversity.
Date:
31 March 2015
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IASS Events

Public attitudes to wealth taxation

Date
22 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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