News and events

Latest news and events from the Department of Social Policy and Social Work.

Latest news

On superdiversity in a 'crisis mood'

Description
Deputy Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), Nando Sigona, was recently interviewed by Rosemary Bechler, Editor for 'Open Democracy'.
Date:
26 July 2016

Good Housing: Better Health

Description
Against a backdrop of the ongoing consultation on the design of the new Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme, The Academic-Practitioner Partnership has published a paper to highlight the one-sided approach to housing policy.
Date:
19 July 2016

Integration and the European Migration 'Crisis'

Description
Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), writes for Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs on 'Integration and the European Migration 'Crisis'.
Date:
18 July 2016

IRiS research on refugee crisis in Dutch newspaper

Description
Nando Sigona interviewed by the well-respected Dutch newspaper NRC about the directions of EU border policy in the context of the refugee crisis.
Date:
18 July 2016

IRiS research celebrated by the 16th conference of international association of the study of forced migration

Description
Nando Sigona delivers conference keynote address - 'The dead sea and the politics of mourning in the EU's refugee crisis'.
Date:
18 July 2016

CHASM Annual Conference Report, 2016

Description
On 15 June 2016, CHASM members were joined by around 50 delegates for their annual conference held this year in London. The theme of this year's event was 'Debt into Saving', which formed the basis of two lively panel sessions.
Date:
13 July 2016
Displaying 1 to 6 of 475
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next

SPSW Events

Public service markets don't work and they can't: Insights from the voluntary sector

Date
13 September 2016 (15:00-17:00)
Location:
Room 417 Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham
Description
TSRC and the Family Potential Research Centre would like to invite you to a seminar with Kathy Evans from Children England entitled 'Public service markets don't work and they can't: Insights from the voluntary sector'.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

LGBTQ Inclusivity in Higher Education: 1st international conference

Date
15 (00:00) - 16 September 2016 (00:00)
Location:
Nicholson Building, University of Birmingham', Winterbourne House
Description
The LGBTQ Inclusivity in Higher Education Network, are holding the first international conference on what it means to be LGBTQ inclusive in further and higher education.
Categories:
International, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
Displaying 1 to 2 of 2