An Invitation to Superdiversity: Health, wellbeing and superdiversity

Category
Social Sciences
Dates
Tuesday 25th November 2014 (15:00-17:00)
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Contact

To book a place at this coffee session please email l.griffith@bham.ac.uk

We would like to invite you to a research network coffee session where we aim to:

  • Introduce IRiS to a wide network of researchers
  • Explore the key emerging health-related issues in relation to superdiverse societies
  • Promote networking opportunities among researchers across UoB and wider external institutions/agencies
  • Identify research opportunities to support collaborative work

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What is superdiversity? 

Superdiversity is a term that acknowledges the increas- ing diversity of our urban environments. Within this  context, diversity encompasses not only ethnicity or country of origin, but also variation in immigration status, rights and entitlements, age, gender, sexuality, patterns of spatial distribution, networks and belief  systems.  

Why might I be interested in superdiversity? 

This complex diversity can present chal- lenges for services and researchers. The concept of superdiversity is useful whenever we encounter problems of the ‘one size fits all’ variety. If your research, or the services which support the people with whom you conduct your research, involves cultural  diversity and psychosocial complexity, then ‘IRiS’ might be a useful network for you.   

To book your place

To book a place at this coffee session please email l.griffith@bham.ac.uk