Events in the School of Social Policy

Keep up-to-date with the latest events from across the School of Social Policy. 

Forthcoming events

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

Date
22/10/2014
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

Superdiversity at work: Hierarchies of Belonging, Mobile Labour and Incongruous Encounters with Difference

Date
23/10/2014
Location:
Room 427 Muirhead Tower
Description
All are welcome at this seminar from Amanda Wise from the Department of Sociology at Macquarie University in Australia on 'Superdiversity at work: Hierarchies of Belonging, Mobile Labour & Incongruous Encounters with Difference'.

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

Date
03 - 07/11/2014
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

Shaping the 21st century public servant

Date
03/11/2014
Description
This ESRC Festival of Social Sciences event focuses on what needs to be done so that people working to deliver public services can embody the values, attitudes and behaviours that are needed for 21st Century public services.
Categories:
Social Sciences

Taxing our wealth – do we have it right?

Date
04 - 06/11/2014
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

Superdiversity and recent immigration: Pathways of settlement

Date
05/11/2014
Location:
CLR James Library, London Borough of Hackney
Description
This ESRC Festival of Social Science event will present findings from a 5-year ethnographic research project in the London Borough of Hackney, showing that diversity in this context has become commonplace. Rather than experiencing it as something particularly unusual, local residents see diversity as normal part of everyday life.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
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