DRDN event: Comparative Research Methodology

Park House, Southfield Room
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences
Wednesday 18th March 2015 (14:00-16:00)
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Dr Ricky Joseph, r.joseph@bham.ac.uk

Doctoral Researchers are invited to a Comparative Research Methodology which will be led by Professor Richard Ronald (University of Amsterdam/University of Birmingham).

The Masterclass will cover issues around undertaking comparative research methodology and policy on an aspect of superdiversity. Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Receive individual feedback on the day on work submitted to the lead academic
  • On the day, draw out general points that can be used for general discussions
  • Take part in small group discussions
  • Learn from an experienced academic

Richard holds professorial positions in Housing and Social Change at the Institute of Applied Social Studies, University of Birmingham and the Centre for Urban Studies, University of Amsterdam. He also worked in Japan and the USA. His main area of interest is housing systems and their relation to social and urban change ind ifferent national and regional contexts. He is currently managing a research team in the Netherlands investigating relationships between housing markets, family property wealth and welfare state transformations - www.houwel.uva.nl - funded by the European Research Council.

Please note that this workshop is NOT subject specific and focuses upon developing your understanding of undertaking comparative approaches to research methods and policy.

To book your place

The numbers for the session are strictly limited and we would ask you to confirm your place by contacting Ricky Joseph, r.joseph@bham.ac.uk by Wednesday 4 March.

Once your place has been confirmed you will need to submit a written piece of work to me by 10 March so that Richard can review it. This can be a draft of a journal article, literature review, opinion piece or a relevant draft thesis chapter which you have prepared.