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Translation and Translanguaging: Investigating linguistic and cultural transformations in superdiverse wards in four cities

Description
The Launch Conference of the research project 'Translation and Translanguaging: Investigating Linguistic and Cultural Transformations in Superdiverse Wards in Four UK Cities', will be held at the University of Birmingham Business School on Friday 18 July.
Date:
02 July 2014

The moral compexities of child protection: mothers, children and the state

Description
Sue White, Professor of Social Work for Children and Families, contributes to the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
02 July 2014

Whose sea? Mare nostrum and the politics of migration in the Med

Description
On the eve of Italy's EU presidency, IRiS academic Dr Sigona discusses the politics underpinning current responses to the migration crisis in the Med and how new wave of nationalism could scupper Italy's bid for EU-wide response to migrant boats.
Date:
01 July 2014

Beyond Islamophobia? Media shows Muslim families to be 'normal'

Description
For some time now, speculation has raged over the number of young British Muslims travelling to Syria and Iraq with the intention of fighting in the ongoing conflicts there. Dr Chris Allen writes in a recent article in 'The Conversation'.
Date:
01 July 2014

Transition to adulthood of former unaccompanied minors - new ESRC grant

Description
Dr Nando Sigona is co-PI on a new ESRC research project on young migrants subject to immigration control in Europe.
Date:
30 June 2014

Practising integration in the EU

Description
This paper in the IRiS Working Paper series, by Rachel Humphris (University of Oxford) reviews integration practices undertaken by civil society and local institutions across European Member States that have been identified as 'good practice' examples.
Date:
30 June 2014
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IASS Events

Religion and the City: conversations about Birmingham's religious diversity

Date
03 (00:00) - 07 November 2014 (00:00)
Description
As part of this year's ESRC Festival of Social Science, social scientists from the University of Birmingham will be going out across the city to engage members of the public in 'conversations' about religion and what impact is has on the city.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

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

Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar: 17 November 2014

Date
17 November 2014 (16:15-17:45)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
Housing and Communities Research Network seminar, 17 November 2014. Seminar on 'Social Housing Organisations in England and The Netherlands: Between State, Market and Community'.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

How can the law be expected to cope with 'Superdiversity?'

Date
19 November 2014 (13:00-14:30)
Location:
Room 429 -Muirhead Tower
Description
All are welcome at this seminar from Ralph Grillo from the University of Sussex on 'How can the law be expected to cope with superdiversity?'
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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