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Social Work students in succesful exchange trip to Nuremburg

Description
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

Description
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

Description
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

CHASM conference date announced: Friday 18 July 2014

Description
CHASM Conference 'Financial Security in an Age of Austerity', 18 July 2014 - places are limited so book your place now!
Date:
28 April 2014

The challenges of regulating high-cost, short-term credit: A comparison of UK and Australian Approaches

Description
The Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) have recently published a paper written by Jodi Gardner, Research Fellow, entitled 'The Challenges of Regulating high-cost, short-term Credit: A comparison of UK and Australian Approaches'.
Date:
28 April 2014

2nd Public Service Academy Speed Networking Employability Event - 26 February 2014

Description
After the success of last year's Public Service Academy Employability Event, the Schools of Government and Society and Social Policy, in conjunction with the Public Service Academy (PSA) and the College of Social Science Careers Network, held its second employability event on 26 February 2014.
Date:
28 April 2014
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IASS Events

Survivor Performance Arts and Exhibition

Date
07 September 2014 (11:00-16:00)
Location:
7th Floor Muirhead Tower
Description
Alongside the exhibition, which show cases the diverse creativity and ability of survivor artists, research presentations on the role of comedy in recovery and Survivor Arts in Social Work training and music and poetry from survivor artists will be taking place throughout the day.
Categories:
Social Sciences

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

Causes, experiences and responses to poverty among refugees and migrants

Date
25 September 2014 (13:30-17:00)
Location:
Muirhead Tower
Description
IRiS is hosting a workshop on causes, experiences and responses to poverty among migrants and refugees.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Housing and Communities Research Network

Date
29 September 2014 (16:15-17:45)
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 710
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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