Events in the School of Social Policy

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Forthcoming events

New models of out of hospital care: learning from New Zealand

Date
02/05/2017
Location:
HSMC (Park House), University of Birmigham
Description
HSMC and the Strategy Unit have arranged a one-day international masterclass to share learning from New Zealand's primary care networks.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Developing the primary health care home: insights from New Zealand

Date
02/05/2017
Location:
Forum Lecture Theatre, Medical School, University of Birmigham
Description
This seminar will provide an unique opportunity to learn directly from the experiences of the Midland Health Network in New Zealand which has been at the leading edge of work to implement the Health Care Home model in Australasia.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Cybernetic mysticism: 'Black Mirror' divination and memetic magic

Date
03/05/2017
Location:
Room 417 Muirhead Tower
Description
Inspired partly by the Black Mirror TV show as well as the link between magic and mysticism and the language used to describe digital technology, this talk seeks to reveal different contexts in which 'dark magic' is presumed in the everyday apprehension of online activity.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

European Health Policy Group (EHPG) meeting

Date
11 - 12/05/2017
Location:
HSMC, Park House (G19 on the campus map)
Description
The EPHG offers an opportunity for presenters and participants (from students to Professors) to take part in an in-depth discussion of papers focussed on contemporary issues in European Health Policy.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Unpacking superdiversity: New directions in diversity research

Date
25/05/2017
Location:
Room 417 Muirhead Tower
Description
The purpose of this symposium is to provide the opportunity to develop experience presenting research and researchers from all academic disciplines are encouraged to apply, and theoretical as well as empirical papers are welcomed.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Materialism without matter? Some thoughts on the notion of materiality in science and technology studies

Date
31/05/2017
Location:
Room 417 Muirhead Tower
Description
The aim of this talk is to present some shared notions of materiality and their ontological underpinnings in the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS) and provide a materialist critique of contemporary research in this field.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences
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