Events in the School of Social Policy

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

Forthcoming events

The World Bank's Advocacy of User Fees in Global Health, c.1975-1990

Date
22/10/2019
Location:
Park House (G19 on the campus map), The Courtyard Room
Description
Professor Martin Gorsky examines why the World Bank adopted a strategy which proved so unsuccessful in its support of health services
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

I Have Felt So Much Joy

Date
22/10/2019
Location:
1150 Muirhead Tower
Description
Civil Society, Migration and Diversity Seminar Series - "I have felt so much joy" – the role of emotions in the UK's Community Sponsorship Resettlement Scheme
Categories:
Social Sciences

Contextual Safeguarding: Dr Carlene Firmin, University of Bedfordshire

Date
23/10/2019
Location:
Alan Walters Building - Room G11
Description
This Masterclass will enable managers and frontline practitioners to develop their understanding of Contextual Safeguarding and consider the implications for their practice.
Categories:
Social Sciences

Basic Income for All: the key to a progressive future or a dead end?

Date
23/10/2019
Location:
Room 1150 Muirhead, University of Birmingham
Description
Speaker Stewart Lansley has written widely on poverty, inequality and wealth. This event is part of the SPSC Lecture Series.
Categories:
Social Sciences

Older Men At The Margins: Loneliness, isolation and help-seeking experiences of men (65+) from marginalised and seldom-heard groups

Date
25/10/2019
Location:
Room 111 University House
Description
The session will include a presentation of the findings of the two-year study, as well as considerations for practitioners.
Categories:
Social Sciences

Communicating Self-harm and Suicide in Families

Date
02/11/2019
Location:
Midlands Arts Centre - Cannon Hill Park - B12 9QH
Description
Led by a local artist, this event provides an opportunity to share and discuss experiences of self-harm and suicide through arts-based activities.
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