Events in the School of Social Policy

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

Forthcoming events

Distinguished lecture: Zygmunt Bauman

Date
19/10/2015
Location:
G15 - Muirhead Lecture Theatre
Description
The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) and College of Social Sciences (CoSS) at the University of Birmingham are delighted to announce the distinguished lecture by Professor Zygmunt Bauman on 'Online and offline traps of multiculturality on a diasporized planet'.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

What is Britishness?

Date
10/11/2015
Description
During this event, we will encourage the audience to engage in conversation about what Britishness and British values are seen to be in the diverse setting of contemporary Birmingham.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

The Power of Patient Experience: using the stories and experiences of patients to plan how to reduce avoidable emergency admissions to hospital for older people

Date
11/11/2015
Location:
Ikon Gallery 1 Oozells Square Brindley Place B1 2HS
Description
This ESRC Festival of Social Science Event examines research conducted with older people and their families, which explores their experience of emergency admission and uses their expertise to develop new approaches to this issue.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

The Power of Patient Experience: using the stories and experiences of patients to plan how to reduce avoidable emergency admissions to hospital for older people

Date
11/11/2015
Location:
Ikon Gallery 1 Oozells Square Brindley Place B1 2HS
Description
This ESRC Festival of Social Science Event examines research conducted with older people and their families, which explores their experience of emergency admission and uses their expertise to develop new approaches to this issue.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Public service professionals in crisis?

Date
11/11/2015
Location:
Room TBA, University of Birmingham
Description
Explore the future of public services and professions' ability to deliver them through a question time-style debate.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Complementary medicine: What do social scientists think?

Date
12/11/2015
Location:
Health Services Management Centre
Description
This workshop will focus on the unique perspectives that social scientists have to offer the controversial public, policy and media debates on whether complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) are a 'valuable' or a 'pointless' addition to our healthcare system.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
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