College of Social Sciences (CoSS)

The College of Social Sciences brings together over 360 academics (including 86 professors) and 264 professional staff across a range of disciplines and interdisciplinary fields. Around 25% of our staff are international and combined with over 42,500 global alumni representing over 185 countries, our work impacts all areas of society grounded in the key disciplines of business, economics, education, government and society, and social policy.

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Birmingham Business School

Posted 24 October 2016

Business schools: delivering value to local and regional economies

The Chartered Association of Business Schools launched its national report - 'Business schools: delivering value to local and regional economies' – at the House of Lords in September. The report examines the far reaching contributions business schools make to local and regional economies. Here City-REDI shares some key reflections from the event.

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School of Education

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School of Government and Society

Posted 21 October 2016

Academic article reprinted in book

Daniele Albertazzi's article (with Sean Mueller) 'Populism and Liberal Democracy: Populists in Government in Austria, Italy, Poland and Switzerland' was reprinted in The Populist Radical Right - A Reader, Edited by Cas Mudde.

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School of Social Policy

Posted 26 October 2016

Ten towns - Birmingham: Unity in Diversity

CommonGround are hosting a public discussion in partnership with the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham on Wednesday 7 December, 2016 from 17.30 - 19.30, Room 714/5, Muirhead Tower - all welcome.

Posted 24 October 2016

What next for the Calais refugees?

IRiS's Nando Sigona speaks to BBC World Service Newshour on the Calais jungle and what next for its residents: from 47'30''.

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