Events in the School of Social Policy

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

Forthcoming events

How do we tackle the problem debt crisis?: A 'Dragons' Den' event

Date
09/11/2021
Location:
online event
Description
Our expert panel will have 5 minutes to draw on their evidence and expertise to pitch their proposals for policy reforms which respond to the current crisis before the audience cast their vote for their favourite.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences, Students

Late-Night Exchange: COP26

Date
09/11/2021
Location:
Online and in-person at The Exchange
Description
Held at The Exchange in the heart of Birmingham, this event will consider climate change and action from multiple angles, connecting you with experts, activists and residents in a stimulating evening of debate.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences, Students

Eyewitness Identification from a Different Angle

Date
16/11/2021
Location:
online event
Description
In a series of short online videos, experts will discuss the role of interactivity in face recognition accuracy, including its role in reducing racial bias. These videos will be complemented by a live AMA zoom event.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences, Students

Mindful of the Future: Can Political Mindfulness Help Us Build Back Better?

Date
18/11/2021
Location:
online event
Description
In this online event we will explore the potential role of mindfulness in helping to repair a highly divided political culture and address intensifying social, economic and sustainability issues.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences, Students

Nothing about us without us - What can the COVID-19 pandemic teach us about disability justice? (Recorded)

Date
25/11/2021
Location:
online event
Description
This interactive webinar will explore how the lived experience of disabled people can inform activism and politics to make the world a fairer and more accessible place for all.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences, Students

Gender, feminism and identity: what makes you, you?

Date
25/11/2021
Location:
Midlands Arts Centre - Cannon Hill Park - B12 9QH
Description
This event will share research and knowledge from the University of Birmingham about how notions of gender and identity are shared in society and how these notions inform our thoughts, feelings and actions.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences, Students
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