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Is it fair to ask volunteers to run library services?

Description
Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC), John Mohan, appeared on the Mark Forrest show on BBC local radio, to talk about the relevance of TSRC research to the issue of library services being taken over by volunteers.
Date:
24 February 2015

New migrant health beliefs, values and experiences

Description
The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) are holding a workshop event to present findings from their research study on migrant health histories, on 17 April 2015 at the Library of Birmingham.
Date:
23 February 2015

Blog: Commonplace diversity: Stable and peaceful relations across myriad differences in Hackney

Description
Read latest LSE Blog from Susanne Wessendorf, 'Commonplace Diversity: Stable and peaceful relations across myriad differences in Hackney'.
Date:
17 February 2015

Community action and social media research: Position Statement

Description
The below the radar work-stream at the Third Sector Research Centre is undertaking research into how and whether community groups use social media to organise community action.
Date:
17 February 2015

New book published on 'Women, Disability and Mental Distress'

Description
Women, Disability and Mental Distress published by Ashgate this month, is based on Birmingham alumnus Julia Smith's doctorate.
Date:
16 February 2015

Housing Association Roundtable event

Description
Professor David Mullins, Director of the Housing and Communities Research Group, will be in Ballymoney, County Antrim next week, for a roundtable event with leading figures from the housing association sector in Northern Ireland.
Date:
12 February 2015
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IASS Events

Rethinking integration: New perspectives on adaptation and settlement in an era of superdiversity

Date
02 July 2015 (09:00-18:30)
Location:
Birmingham, University of Birmingham
Description
IRiS and SAST Conference, 'Rethinking integration: New perspectives on adaptation and settlement in an era of superdiversity'.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Ya' Gotta' love baseball: Resource caravan passageways and immigrant integration

Date
02 July 2015 (17:30-18:30)
Location:
417 Muirhead Tower
Description
Distinguished Speaker Series, Professor Steven Hobfoll, The Judd and Marjorie Weinberg Presidential Professor, Rush University Medical Center Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research

Public attitudes to wealth taxation

Date
22 July 2015 (12:30-13:15)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
CHASM seminar, 'Public attitudes to wealth taxation', 7 July 2015, University of Birmingham.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences
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