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Social Work students in lecture theatreLatest news and events from the Institute of Applied Social Studies.

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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

Social Work students in succesful exchange trip to Nuremburg

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Social Work students on the BA and MA qualifying programmes at Birmingham, have recently returned from a successful and enjoyable Erasmus exchange trip with Georg Simon Ohm University in Nuremburg.
Date:
14 May 2014

Saving humans: Migration, poverty and super-exclusion

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Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) has contributed to the 'Saving Humans' Blog.
Date:
14 May 2014

Academic advises on development of community housing industry in Australia

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Professor David Mullins who developed the adapted Delphi methodology being used by academics from University of New South Wales, Swinburne and University of Western Australia to track change in the Australian non profit housing sector will be contributing to a seminar on the latest Australian findings next Tuesday in Sydney.
Date:
08 May 2014
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IASS Events

Integration for who? Getting on in an era of superdiversity with Professor Jenny Phillimore

Date
17 September 2014 (17:30-18:30)
Location:
G15, Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham
Description
Each new professor at the University of Birmingham gives a lecture, known as an inaugural, to their peers and students on their area of research. Therefore you are personally invited to join, Jenny Phillimore Professor of Migration and Superdiversity, at her Inaugural Lecture on Wednesday 17th September 2014 at 5pm – 6pm as it may be of interest to your area of expertise.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences, Teaching

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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