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Want to learn more about superdiversity research relevant to your organisation?

Description
At the event you will hear about 10 projects exploring different aspects of superdiversity and migration, many of them in Birmingham.
Date:
09 February 2015

Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar - 23 March 2015

Description
All are welcome at the next Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar, which will be held on Monday 23 March 2015 in Room 710, Muirhead Tower.
Date:
04 February 2015

The benefits cap doesn't work: here's why

Description
Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM), Professor Karen Rowlingson, writes for the Conversation.
Date:
03 February 2015

New report from CHASM on access to credit

Description
The Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM), have published a new report entitled 'Introducing a Time Delay on Access to Credit: Is it just delaying the inevitable?', by Lindsey Appleyard, Jodi Gardner and Karen Rowlingson.
Date:
29 January 2015

Diversity and Superdiversity: Sociocultural linguistic perspectives

Description
Angela Creese and Adrian Blackledge from the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham, are plenary speakers at the 'Diversity and Superdiversity: Sociocultural linguistic perspectives' Conference at Georgetown University, USA, 13-15 March 2015.
Date:
26 January 2015

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
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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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