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

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

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

Superdiversity and recent immigration: Pathways of settlement

Date
06/11/2014
Location:
Library of Birmingham, Room 104
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

Varieties of religious superdiversity

Date
26/11/2014
Location:
Room 420 Muirhead Tower
Description
All are welcome to attend a workshop exploring current research on religious diversity in the UK. The aim of the workshop is to draw together a series of insights from different disciplines on the nature and study of religious (super)diversity in the UK today.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
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