SWELL offers an ongoing programme of seminars and events attended by students, staff and external professionals.
Past seminars have included:
Dr Alan Dolan, Director of MA Social Work, Centre for Lifelong Learning (http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/cll/about/cllteam/adolan) ‘Men , Masculinities and Fatherhood’
Professor Liz Kelly, Professor of Sexualised Violence, Child & Woman Abuse Studies Unit,
London Metropolitan University (http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/profiles/staff/liz-kelly/)
Dr Laura Zahra McDonald, Director at Connect Futures (http://connectfutures.org/)
“Hitting the Wall, then Leaping over it: Muslim Women Subverting the Trope”
Lizzie Magnusson, Women's Aid, UK - Nineteen child homicides'
Dr Ravi Thiara and Chris Harrison, SWELL, Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Warwick - 'What does the evidence base tell us about child contact in the context of domestic violence
Shaista Gohir, Chair Muslim Women’s Network UK - 'Unheard voices: child sexual exploitation of young women and girls in South Asian communities in the UK'
Book launched at the above seminar - 'Prevention work and violence against women and girls'
Dr Jane Ellis, Anglia Ruskin University - 'Prevention work: challenges and dilemas'
Dr Hannana Siddiqui, Southall Black Sisters - 'Pandora's Box: preventing violence against black and minority ethnic women and girls
Shabana Kausar, Women's Aid - Safer futures: supporting schools to prevent domestic violence in young relationships
Dr Carole Zuffrey, University of South Australia – 'Long-term effects of intimate partner violence: housing, mental health and employment'
Sobia Masood, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad – 'Intimate partner Violence in Pakistan and its impact on young people from their own perspectives'
Prof Cathy Humphreys, Visiting Fellow, University of Melbourne – 'New challenges in Strengthening the Mother-Child Relationship in the Aftermath of Domestic Violence'
ESRC funded seminar series, co-hosted by SWELL and Politics and International Relations, University of Leicester – 'Whose security? Migration-(in)security dilemmas ten years after 9/11'
Hannana Siddiqui, Southall Black Sisters – '"True Honour": Debates and policy on domestic violence, forced marriage and honour crimes in the UK'
Afiya Zia, Karachi, Pakistan – 'The war on terror: an assessment of its impact on women'
Professor Lorraine Radford – 'The prevalence and impact of child maltreatment: findings from national research in the UK'
Afiya Zia, Karachi, Pakistan – 'Secular and Islamic feminisms: product of the war on terror?'
Message from one of our April 2015 event attendees:
"Thank you so much for inviting me to the meeting and seminar on Monday. I am so glad I managed to swap my work days around as I really enjoyed the day and got so much out of it. It even inspired me to think about maybe becoming a research student!"