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Birmingham has most to lose in Gove-May extremism row

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Allegations of an "Islamist" plot to infiltrate and take over schools in Birmingham at the centre of Operation Trojan Horse are looking increasingly thin. But they have caused a very public row between education secretary Michael Gove and home secretary Theresa May over how to deal with extremism in schools, Dr Chris Allen writes in today's 'Conversation'.
Date:
05 June 2014

Operation Trojan Horse: Examining the 'Islamic takeover' of Birmingham schools

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It is believed that at least 25 schools in Birmingham are now being investigated in response to allegations of what the media and city council are routinely describing as "takeover" bids by "hardline Muslims". IASS's Chris Allen comments on 'Operation Trojan Horse'.
Date:
03 June 2014

IRiS research video: Dr Ricky Joseph

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In the latest addition to the IRiS research videos, Dr Ricky Joseph talks about the Doctoral Research Diversity Network (DRDN) and how this research fits in with the work on the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS).
Date:
02 June 2014

Evidencing superdiversity in the census and beyond

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A new article by IRiS academic Professor Martin Stringer, entitled 'Evidencing superdiversity in the census and beyond' has been published by Taylor and Francis online
Date:
21 May 2014

IRiS academic, Professor Kiran Trehan, inaugural lecture

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IRiS academic to give Inaugural Lecture on 'Enterprise and Diversity: Walking the Talk through Politics and Emotions to Policy Impact, on 25 June 2014.
Date:
21 May 2014

Latest articles from IRiS research fellow

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Two new articles by Aleksandra Grzymala-Kazlowska, Marie Curie Research Fellow based in the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), have been published recently by SAGE.
Date:
20 May 2014
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IASS Events

Taxing our wealth – do we have it right?

Date
04 (00:00) - 06 November 2014 (00:00)
Description
As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, a series of linked events targeted at 16-18 year olds will be addressing the question - do we have the tax system right when it comes to taxing people's wealth?
Categories:
Social Sciences
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