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'Another brick in the wall' or mitigating the worst of welfare re-engineering? The voluntary sector in a changing welfare landscape

Date
21 October 2014 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
All are welcome at the next Third Sector Research Centre seminar which will be given by Linda Milbourne.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Education, ethnicity and gender: Biographies of Roma and Sinti women in Germany

Date
22 October 2014 (11:00-12:30)
Location:
Room 113 - Muirhead Tower
Description
This presentation from Julie Reimer of the University of Bamberg, Germany, is a report of an ongoing research project (in the context of a doctoral dissertation) that brings into focus that especially Roma and Sinti women are confronted with various levels of discrimination as they belong to a certain ethnicity and are female.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

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
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