News in the School of Social Policy

This is the latest news from the School of Social Policy, its Departments and Research Centres.


News

A silver medal for Harold?

Description
Robert Page, Reader in Democratic Socialism and Social Policy in the School of Social Policy, has written a chapter on social policy for a new book edited by Andrew Crines and Kevin Hickson entitled Harold Wilson – The Unprincipled Prime Minister? – Reappraising Harold Wilson.
Date:
13/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

El Pais Report on MEDMIG

Description
El Pais, the highest-circulation daily newspaper in Spain, reports on ESRC & DFID funded research being carried out by Dr Nando Sigona with colleagues at the Universities of Coventry and Oxford.
Date:
11/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

EU proposals on overhaul of asylum system

Description
Dr Nando Sigona discusses the implications of the EU proposals to overhaul the asylum system on ABC RN Breakfast programme (Australia).
Date:
11/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

EU asylum rules and checks

Description
IRiS's Nando Sigona is cited in two recent articles in the Guardian newspaper.
Date:
06/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Beyond Borders: How would a Brexit impact UK immigration?

Description
As part of the University of Birmingham's programme of events in the run up to the EU Referendum on 23 June, the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) is hosting a panel debate to assess the likely impact of both a 'leave' and 'remain' outcome on immigration.
Date:
05/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Philanthropy - Charity

Description
Professor John Mohan appeared on 'Thinking Allowed' on BBC's Radio 4 recently, talking about his book on charity.
Date:
04/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IRiS at the BSA Conference

Description
Nando Sigona is a plenary speaker for the Race, Ethnicity and Migration Stream at the British Sociological Association annual conference at Aston University from 6-8 April, 2016.
Date:
04/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Europe is driving refugees to more dangerous routes across the Mediterranean

Description
Drawing on their recently published research brief 'Unpacking a rapidly changing scenario' based on the ESRC and DFIF funded research on the EU's refugee crisis, Nando Sigona and Heaven Crawley offer original insights into migration routes, journeys and flows across the Med.
Date:
04/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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