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Creating Superdiversity: Reflections on long-term collaboration between academia and practice

Description
All are welcome at this workshop from Dr Jef Van der Aa, Babylon Centre for the Study of Superdiversity, University of Tilberg. It will be held on 13 November 2014 (1.30-3.00) in Room 714/5 Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham.
Date:
09 October 2014

Debunking myths about language and social media

Description
There is no doubt that social media has changed how we communicate. The question is: should we worry about these changes?
Date:
01 October 2014

Watch and listen: Translating cultures

Description
IRiS academics take part in new film from The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) which shines a light on the AHRC's Translating Cultures theme.
Date:
01 October 2014

How can the law be expected to cope with 'Superdiversity?'

Description
All are welcome at this seminar entitled 'How can the law be expected to cope with 'Superdiversity?' on 19 November 2014.
Date:
30 September 2014

IASS's Chris Allen responds to Home Secretary's announcement of counter-extremism measures

Description
Listen to Chris Allen talking on Radio 5 Live in response to the announcement by the Home Secretary of counter-extremism measures.
Date:
30 September 2014

Superdiversity at work: Hierarchies of belonging, mobile labour and incongruous encounters with difference

Description
All are welcome at this seminar on 'Superdiversity at work: Hierarchies of belonging, mobile labour and incongruous encounters with difference'.
Date:
30 September 2014
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IASS Events

Varieties of religious superdiversity

Date
26 November 2014 (10:30-16:30)
Location:
Room 420 Muirhead Tower
Description
All are welcome to attend a workshop exploring current research on religious diversity in the UK. The aim of the workshop is to draw together a series of insights from different disciplines on the nature and study of religious (super)diversity in the UK today.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Assembling Samira: Queering sexual humanitarianism through experimental film making

Date
03 December 2014 (13:00-14:30)
Location:
Room 427 Muirhead Tower
Description
All are welcome at this seminar on 'Assembling Samira: Queering sexual humanitarianism through experimental film making'.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Using the Secondary Financial Services Market to Advance Economic Justice

Date
09 December 2014 (12:30-13:15)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
All are welcome at this seminar hosted by the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) with David Stoesz, Fulbright University of Birmingham Distinguished Professor.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

'Poor wretched Outcast! I will weep for thee': Reflections upon funeral costs, state support and responsibilisation

Date
20 January 2015 (12:30-13:15)
Location:
Room 111 Birmingham Business School
Description
All are welcome at this seminar hosted by CHASM to reflect on funeral costs, state support and responsibilisation.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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