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Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Public Lecture

Description
Social Policy's Chris Allen recently gave the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Public Lecture in Cardiff.
Date:
09 March 2015

How breaking up RBS would help re-balance the UK economy

Description
Lindsey Appleyard, Research Fellow for the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM), writes for 'The Conversation'.
Date:
09 March 2015

IRiS Roundtable series - Intersectionality and superdiversity: What's the difference?

Description
IRiS Roundtable series - Intersectionality and superdiversity: What's the difference?
Date:
02 March 2015

Superdiversity Birmingham Fellowships available at IRiS

Description
IRiS invite applications to the newly launched Birmingham Fellowships programme from individuals interested in undertaking conceptual work around the notion of superdiversity.
Date:
02 March 2015

Our Bigger Story: a multi-media evaluation of Big Local

Description
The Third Sector Research Centre at the University of Birmingham with Mandy Wilson, Creative Media and Paul Morgans (independent film maker) has won the contract to be a part of the evaluation Big Local.
Date:
25 February 2015

Is it fair to ask volunteers to run library services?

Description
Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC), John Mohan, appeared on the Mark Forrest show on BBC local radio, to talk about the relevance of TSRC research to the issue of library services being taken over by volunteers.
Date:
24 February 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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