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Latest news

UPWEB recruiting 5 community researchers

Description
The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham is looking to train and employ up to five community researchers to work on a new research project looking at the ways that residents of Handsworth and Edgbaston access formal and informal health care services.
Date:
26 January 2015

IRiS researcher to speak at The New School in New York

Description
In February, Dr Nando Sigona is giving a public Lecture at The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility entitled, 'The Camp as a Space of Political Membership', with discussion from Professor Michel Agier
Date:
26 January 2015

PPE General Election Debates

Description
Social Policy are hosting a series of student-led debates in the run-up to the forthcoming General Election in May 2015.
Date:
26 January 2015

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
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IASS Events

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

Workshop on responsible lending and borrowing

Date
28 April 2015 (09:00-13:15)
Location:
183 Euston Road, London, Wellcome Collection
Description
Invitation to CHASM workshop on responsible lending and borrowing.
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

Can lending and borrowing be responsible?

Date
05 May 2015 (12:30-13:15)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
CHASM Seminar, 'Can lending and borrowing be responsible?'
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences
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