Events in the School of Social Policy

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

Forthcoming events

Resisting 'Degradation by Design': Counteracting asylum harms in Northern Europe

Date
27/01/2020
Location:
Room 1150 Muirhead
Description
IRIS Seminar with speaker Dr Victoria Canning, from the University of Bristol
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops

Re-thinking the work of help seeking and the knotty problem of 'inappropriate attendances' to emergency departments

Date
28/01/2020
Location:
Park House, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham
Description
Professor Catherine Pope will provide an overview of recent work looking at urgent care which focuses on the 'work' people do when they use urgent care services.
Categories:
Social Sciences

Inequalities in child protection: what have we learnt, what next?

Date
05/02/2020
Location:
G03 Alan Walters Building, University of Birmingham
Description
Professor Paul Bywaters will take stock of the key messages from the Child Welfare Inequalities Project and consider the implications research, policy and practice.
Categories:
Social Sciences

Empowerment for whom? Popular Feminism and Popular Misogyny

Date
05/02/2020
Location:
Room 1150 Muirhead, University of Birmingham
Description
If the rallying cry of feminism has been "empowerment," Professor Banet-Weiser asks, who—or what—has today's economy of visibility empowered?
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Inclusive Leadership in Health & Social Care: Are We Nearly There Yet?

Date
06/02/2020
Location:
UG09 Murray Learning Centre, Univerity of Birmingham
Description
The Centre for Health & Social Care Leadership launches its 2020 lecture series by asking: why is senior leadership in health & social care still not representative of the population it serves or the workforce it leads?
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences

My Journey to safety as a child refugee

Date
06/02/2020
Location:
Room 1150 Muirhead
Description
IRIS Seminar with speaker Gulwali Passarlay (Author of the Lightless Sky)
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops
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