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IRiS academic on Radio Five Live

Description
Dr Nando Sigona from the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), was interviewed on Question Time Extra Time on BBC Radio 5 Live.
Date:
03 November 2014

New publication: Commonplace Diversity: Social relations in a superdiverse context

Description
Dr Susanne Wessendorf, Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), has a new book published entitled 'Commonplace Diversity: Social relations in a superdiverse context'.
Date:
29 October 2014

Opting out of Mediterranean rescue condemns desperate migrants to death

Description
The UK government is seeking to defend its decision not to support rescue missions for migrants making the dangerous crossing to Europe via the central Mediterranean - Dr Nando Sigona writes in 'The Conversation'.
Date:
29 October 2014

Hearing the voices of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

Description
Just published is a new book entitled 'Hearing the voices of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities: Inclusive Community Development', published by Policy Press and co-edited by TSRC Honorary Research Fellow, Andrew Ryder
Date:
28 October 2014

Housing and Communities Fellow launches new book at UoB Brussels office - 3 November 2014

Description
A new book on social housing organisations in England and the Netherlands by Housing and Communiteis Honorary Fellow, Darinka Czische is being launched on 3 November in Brussels.
Date:
28 October 2014

Implementation of the European Union Roma Integration Strategy

Description
The below the radar work stream at the Third Sector Research Centre has been working with the National Federation of Gypsy Liaison Groups to undertake a review of the UK Governments' implementation of the European Union Roma Integration Strategy.
Date:
27 October 2014
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IASS Events

Examining community-led housing and the impact of the empty homes Community Grants Programme - London event

Date
19 February 2015 (14:00-17:00)
Description
Self-Help Housing and HACT are running this event in London, looking at what has been achieved during the course of the EHCGP which will showcase various types of organisations and different approaches to renovating street properties and local regeneration.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Examining community-led housing and the impact of the Empty Homes Community Grants Programme - Hull event

Date
26 February 2015 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
HU3 2RA, Hull, The Octagon
Description
Self-Help Housing and HACT are running this event in Hull in February, looking at what has been achieved during the course of the EHCGP which will showcase various types of organisations and different approaches to renovating street properties and local regeneration.

Mind the (housing) gap: Patterns of family wealth, past, present, future

Date
17 March 2015 (12:30-13:15)
Location:
Room 111 Birmingham Business School
Description
CHASM seminar, 'Mind the (housing) gap: Patterns of family wealth, past, present, future.'
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Devolution and Social Policy after the 2015 General Election

Date
20 March 2015 (09:30-11:00)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
Seminar by Professor Mark Drakeford, on Devolution and Social Policy after the 2015 General Election.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
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