Events in the School of Social Policy

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

Forthcoming events

Integration and identity for Birmingham's British Poles

Date
29/11/2015 - 31/03/2016
Location:
Birmingham, Museum and Art Gallery
Description
The Midlands Polish Community Association supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund is pleased to present the exhibition 'Fitting in and Getting Along: Integration and Identity for Birmingham's British Poles' att the BVSC: In the Community Gallery in the Museum & Art Gallery Birmingham from 29 November 2015 - 31 March 2016.
Categories:
Exhibitions, Social Sciences

Public health in local government: healthy lives out of austerity

Date
11/02/2016
Location:
Park House, Southfield Room, University of Birmingham
Description
This day of workshops and discussions brings together public health practitioners, policy makers, consusltants from the private sector, and academics, to investigate the challenging futures of public health as statutory ring fencing of grant monies is removed from April 2016 and austerity continues to bite across council services.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

CHASM Seminar: Improving students' conceptions of debt: variation and learner agency

Date
23/02/2016
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 415
Description
CHASM seminar, 'Improving students' conceptions of debt: variation and learner agency'. Speakers will be Peter Davies and John Kirkman from the School of Education, University of Birmingham.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

DRDN Masterclass: How to get your research published

Date
23/02/2016
Location:
4th floor, Muirhead Tower, Room 427
Description
Victoria Pittman, Senior Commissioning Editor at Policy Press will be giving a talk on 23 February for PhD and early career researchers on how to better present their work to prospective publishers.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Hidden: A compelling portrait exhibition telling the real story of England's young carers

Date
24/02/2016
Location:
Nettlefold Room - Nicholson Building, University of Birmingham, Winterbourne House
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops

Making the nation 'safer' and the monolingual mindset: 'suspect communities' and multilingualism in intelligence and armed conflict

Date
24/02/2016
Location:
4th floor, Muirhead Tower, Room 429
Description
Terrorism and the measures to counter home-grown Islamic terrorists have contributed to the discursive construction of British Muslims as a 'suspect community.' This paper examines how English language proficiency has entered discourses of radicalization. The paper will then investigate the implications of the devaluing of heritage languages of Muslims for intelligence and conflict.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops
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