Events in the School of Social Policy

Keep up-to-date with the latest events from across the School of Social Policy. 

Forthcoming events

Resituating Goffman: From Stigma Power to Black Power

Date
25/04/2018
Location:
G51 European Research Institute
Description
Speaker: Professor Imogen Tyler, Professor of Sociology, Lancaster University. This event is part of the Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology Lecture Series.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops

Charitable food provision as an 'emergency' response: where do we go from here?

Date
02/05/2018
Location:
Muirhead Tower - Room 420
Description
This seminar presents findings from Kayleigh's own work on food bank use, before introducing current work which focuses on the importance of understanding the relationship between the institutionalisation of charitable food aid within different contexts.
Categories:
Social Sciences

"You feel quite dirty…it's kinda like you're just stood there pole dancing": Using multiple qualitative methods to understand barriers to public breastfeeding

Date
09/05/2018
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 714/5
Description
Dr Aimee Grant will discuss findings from a portfolio of research she has been undertaking since 2013 on infant feeding in public space.
Categories:
Social Sciences

Delivering Healthy Housing: a new future for housing renewal?

Date
10/05/2018
Location:
Room UG06, The Murray Learning Centre
Description
The housing system is failing. Not enough houses are being built at prices or rents that people can afford and the quality of existing housing is often poor. Poor housing damages people's health, wellbeing and life chances and adversely affects the nation's productivity.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

IRiS International Conference 2018: Racial Displacements: Peripheries, Camps, Resistance

Date
18 - 19/06/2018
Description
This international conference aims to bring together scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds, and engage conversations about mechanisms, meanings and experiences of various forms of displacement.

CHASM Annual Conference 2018

Date
26/06/2018
Description
Event to take place at Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ.
Categories:
Social Sciences
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