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Warwick Borders, Race, Ethnicity and Migration Network Public Lecture 2017 - Lemn Sissay
Warwick Borders, Race, Ethnicity and Migration Network Public Lecture 2017
Tuesday 16th May 6.30pm-7.30pm
We are extremely pleased to announce that the 2017 BREM Annual Lecture will be given by poet, performer, thinker, campaigner and Chancellor of the University of Manchester, Lemn Sissay. Lemn’s writing engages with themes of borders, race, ethnicity and migration (among other things) and this will be a chance for researchers across all disciplines in the university to reflect on these themes in new ways, in the company of a public audience who are invited to this free event to enjoy Lemn’s talk and find out more about the research on these themes going on at the University of Warwick. Find out more about Lemn Sissay and book your place at the BREM Annual Lecture by going to http://brem2017.eventbrite.com More information about the Warwick Borders, Race, Ethnicity and Migration (BREM) Network can be found at www.warwick.ac.uk/brem
This is a public event and all are welcome. Please register to attend so we have an idea of numbers.
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Professor Deborah Lynn Steinberg, our valued colleague. She had been with the Department of Sociology and the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender since 1994 and will be greatly missed. Her funeral is being held in the US. A memorial service for Deborah will take place on Thursday 2 March at 2:30 at Birmingham Progressive Synagogue, 1, Roseland Way, Birmingham B15 1HD.
Professor Emejulu on Radio Scotland
Sociology's Professor Akwugo Emejulu was on BBC Radio Scotland Tuesday 7th February talking about racist violence in Scotland - available on iPlayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08c3wgg
Dr Thom Davies article in the Guardian
Finger on the button: should Trump's nuclear weapons access be restricted?
US congressmen are proposing a bill to restrict President Trump’s access to nuclear weapons. As ‘chaotic’ as he may be, is this fair or rational?
Have Socio-Economic Inequalities in Childhood Cognitive Test Scores Changed?
As part of Dr Roxanne Connelly's ESRC research project, Have Socio-Economic Inequalities in Childhood Cognitive Test Scores Changed?we are pleased to annouce that three events have been organised:
21st March Royal Statistical Society London: Tackling Socio-Economic Inequalities in Childhood Test Scores
22nd March Royal Statistical Society London: FREE Workshop: A Practical Introduction to Analysing Complex Social Survey Data (aimed at non-academic researchers)
23rd March Royal Statistical Society London: FREE Workshop: Analysing and Comparing Complex Social Survey Data
University of Sanctuary
The Journey to Protection and the University Experience
for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Thursday 2nd February 5:00 - 6:30 pm
International Digital Laboratory - University of Warwick
Followed by wine reception
Two Warwick Sociology academics nominated for Sage Prize
We are all proud that two of our academics have been nominated (out of 7) for the Sage Prize 2017 British Sociological Association:
Gurminder Bhambra, Postcolonial Reflections on Sociology
Lucy Mayblin, Aneta Piekut, and Gill Valentine, ‘Other’ Posts in ‘Other’ Places: Poland through a Postcolonial Lens?
We wish them good luck in the results announced later this year
We invite papers to a workshop on the theme of Pollution, Environmental Justice, and Citizen Science, held on 3-4 May 2017, at the Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, UK.
This two-day workshop will bring together international researchers working at the intersection of air pollution, environmental justice, and citizen science, from across different regions, disciplines, and scales. Researchers will discuss the possibilities as well as challenges of engaging with new technologies and strategies for environmental justice and citizen science.