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Latest news

New migrant health beliefs, values and experiences

Description
The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) are holding a workshop event to present findings from their research study on migrant health histories, on 17 April 2015 at the Library of Birmingham.
Date:
23 February 2015

Blog: Commonplace diversity: Stable and peaceful relations across myriad differences in Hackney

Description
Read latest LSE Blog from Susanne Wessendorf, 'Commonplace Diversity: Stable and peaceful relations across myriad differences in Hackney'.
Date:
17 February 2015

Community action and social media research: Position Statement

Description
The below the radar work-stream at the Third Sector Research Centre is undertaking research into how and whether community groups use social media to organise community action.
Date:
17 February 2015

New book published on 'Women, Disability and Mental Distress'

Description
Women, Disability and Mental Distress published by Ashgate this month, is based on Birmingham alumnus Julia Smith's doctorate.
Date:
16 February 2015

Housing Association Roundtable event

Description
Professor David Mullins, Director of the Housing and Communities Research Group, will be in Ballymoney, County Antrim next week, for a roundtable event with leading figures from the housing association sector in Northern Ireland.
Date:
12 February 2015

Migration, social networks and integration: New IRiS working papers out

Description
Two new IRiS Working Papers (no. 6 and 7) explore issues related migration, social networks and integration policy and practice.
Date:
09 February 2015
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IASS Events

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

Embracing the potential of arts-based approaches within the social sciences

Date
12 May 2015 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 415
Description
This seminar, aimed at postgraduate students and academics, aims to reflect on the difference a critical arts-based approach might bring to social sciences research.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
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