Events in the School of Social Policy

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

Forthcoming events

Networks and Fault Lines: the role of housing associations in supporting vulnerable places and people; a way forward in the 'Participation Society'?

Date
03/10/2016
Description
This seminar will explore how housing associations in the England and the Netherlands have positioned themselves in relation to changing political discourses such as 'Localism', the 'Big Society', and the 'participation society' to support vulnerable places and people.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Information event: Practitioner Research Programme (PRP)

Date
12/10/2016
Location:
University of Birmingham
Description
All are welcome at this information event where you can hear more about this year's IRiS Practitioner Research Programme (PRP).
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Closing the Mental Health Treatment Gap: Time for a new paradigm?

Date
12/10/2016
Location:
Barber Institute of Fine Arts (R14), Concert Hall, Ground Floor
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

College of Social Science and IRiS Distinguished Lecture: Charles Gallagher, Fulbright Scholar

Date
01/11/2016
Location:
G15 - Muirhead Lecture Theatre
Description
Charles A Gallagher, a Fulbright Scholar from IRiS and Professor of Sociology and Chair, Department of Criminal Justice, La Salle University in the United States, will be delivering this College of Social Science and IRiS Distinguished Lecture at the University of Birmingham in November.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Moving beyond stereotypes about the GP receptionist

Date
09/11/2016
Description
This ESRC Festival of Social Sciences event looks at the changing roles of the GP receptionist.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Voices of Refuge: Connecting People through the Stories We Tell

Date
11/11/2016
Description
This screening of the film "The Bridge" together with the presentation of a photography project will provide an opportunity to learn about and engage with different stories of migration and asylum that often remain untold in the media, but can help to emphasise what we have in common rather than what divides us.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
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