Events across the college

Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the college and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with.

Birmingham Business School

Birmingham Business School events

GVC/City REDI Seminar Series: Zhaoya Gong

Date
Wednesday 18th January 2017
Location:
Room 103 University House
Description
This event is part of the GVC/City REDI Seminar Series. Speaker: Zhaoya Gong (University of Birmingham, Geography)

Dept of Economics External Seminar Series: Paola Conconi

Date
Wednesday 18th January 2017
Location:
JG Smith Building, Seminar Room C
Description
Speaker: Paola Conconi (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
Categories:
Research

Dept of Economics Internal Seminar Series: Marco Ercolani

Date
Monday 23rd January 2017
Location:
JG Smith Building, Room G22
Description
Speaker: Marco Ercolani
Categories:
Research

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School of Education

School of Education events

Newly arrived young people as writers in and outside of school – Insights from recent research in Norway

Date
Thursday 26th January 2017
Location:
Room M37, School of Education (Building R19)
Description
In this talk, Dr Dewilde presents insight from his recent research with newly arrived young people in Norway, focusing specifically on how they construct themselves as writers in and outside of school.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Lesson study and Learning Study: Issues in methodology and methods

Date
Tuesday 31st January 2017
Location:
Room 139, School of Education (Building R19)
Description
This symposium will include three presentations reporting on research for lesson study and learning study. It will also review some challenges for research and practice in this field and a discussion of these challenges and research opportunities will follow.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Rush-hour Research - Teaching Controversial Issues

Date
Tuesday 31st January 2017
Location:
University of Birmingham School (School Hall)
Description
Professor Michael Hand discusses his research in this Rush Hour Research Seminar at the University of Birmingham School.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

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School of Government and Society

School of Government and Society events

"How Fascist Is Trump? (Re)Writing Nazi History in an Age of Populism"

Date
Wednesday 18th January 2017
Location:
Arts Building Lecture, Room 4
Description
Speaker: Dr Frank Uekötter (Birmingham). Discussant: Professor Robert Gerwarth (University College Dublin).
Categories:
Social Sciences

Confronting the Islamic State Challenge in Syria

Date
Wednesday 18th January 2017
Location:
Room G15 in th Muirhead Tower (building R21 on campus map)
Description
Dr Karin von Hippel is the guest speaker in this distinguished lecture.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
How Change Happens

How Change Happens

Date
Thursday 19th January 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 714/5
Description
What works in achieving progressive change? How do power and systems shape change, and how can you influence them? Join Duncan Green, Senior Strategic Adviser at Oxfam GB, to discuss the themes of his new book How Change Happens. The presentation will be followed by a drinks reception and book signing.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

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School of Social Policy

School of Social Policy events

Simulating Superdiversity

Date
Tuesday 31st January 2017
Location:
Room 429 Muirhead Tower
Description
A simulation to illustrate how the complex patterns of cultural and genetic signals might combine to define what we mean by 'groups' of people is presented.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

CHASM Workshop: Financial Education for young people – what works?

Date
Thursday 2nd February 2017
Location:
Rooms 714/715 Muirhead Tower
Description
This FREE one day event will focus on the state of the art in financial education for young people; reviewing what is working in financial education of young people and how current activity is developed further.

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