Events in Arts and Social Sciences

Can liberals defend a right to family migration?

Date: Wednesday 22 May 2019, 16:00

Christopher Bertram Professor of Social and Political Philosophy University of Bristol Co-author: Prof Harry Brighouse, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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The Culture, Medicine and Society Seminar Series: Dr. Donna McCormack 'it’s not that the ghosts don’t exist': How Embodied Hauntings Disrupt the Assumed Division between Life and Death

Date: Friday 24 May 2019, 14:00

AHRC Leadership Fellow, Lecturer in English Literature, University of Surrey. Dr McCormack is currently the coordinator of the Nordic Network for Gender, Body, Health: http://www.uib.no/en/rg/genbod; the co-founder and a steering committee member of the Monster Network: https://promisesofmonsters.wordpress.com/about/; and the principal investigator on the project Disability, Arts and Health, which is funded by the Nordic Culture Fund. She is also a co-investigator on the project The Embodied Self, Health and Emerging Technologies, which is funded by the Swedish Research Council.

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HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2019

Date: Sunday 26 May 2019, 14:30

HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2019 Pride, Prejudice and Philosophy

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HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2019

Date: Sunday 26 May 2019, 16:00

HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2019 A History of the Conscious World

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Seminar series - 'Anticipating educational futures through data: an ethnography of an English secondary school'

Date: Wednesday 29 May 2019, 12:30

This seminar will be presented by Dr Lyndsay Grant, School of Education, University of Bristol

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Open Seminar- Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Date: Wednesday 29 May 2019, 14:30

Professor Angela Wright (Sheffield)

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The Zionist as an ‘Oriental Jew’: A.S. Yahuda (d. 1951) and his work on Jewish-Muslim relations

Date: Wednesday 29 May 2019, 16:00

Saeko Yazaki Lecturer in Religious Studies University of Glasgow

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A Contemporary Gothic/Graphic Novel guest workshop with Benoît Peeters

Date: Friday 31 May 2019, 14:00

A Contemporary Gothic/Graphic Novel guest workshop with Benoît Peeters

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How tracking divides youth. The consequences of the Flemish hierarchical educational system

Date: Tuesday 04 June 2019, 12:30

Professor Mieke Van Houtte will talk on how the Flemish educational system is characterized by rigid, hierarchical tracking and free track and school choice.

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Seminar series - 'Creating impact? The story of a research-informed comic'

Date: Wednesday 05 June 2019, 12:30

This seminar will be presented by Katy Vigurs, Reader in Education, Birmingham City University.

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Cybercrime and Society By Majid Yar and Kevin F. Steinmetz

Date: Wednesday 05 June 2019, 15:30

Now in its third edition and updated with two new chapters and a new co-author, the book introduces and explores cybercrime in its social context, paying careful and critical attention to the cultural, political and economic dynamics and conflicts within which crime, and the responses to it, unfold.

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Blossoming Ambiguity; Public Commemoration as Meaning-full Speech Act

Date: Wednesday 05 June 2019, 16:00

Sarah Hitchen

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Seminar series - 'The Futures of Open Universities'

Date: Wednesday 12 June 2019, 12:30

This seminar will be presented by Alan Tait, Emeritus Professor of Distance Education and Development, Open University, UK.

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Roundtable on European Parliament elections

Date: Wednesday 12 June 2019, 16:00

Roundtable: Martin Steven, with colleagues from Law and Sociology Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion, Lancaster University

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Building Global Peace and Sustainability: The Role of Schools

Date: Friday 14 June 2019, 12:30

Dr Hilary Cremin will draw on recent work in the UK, Uganda, Europe, Colombia and Mexico to argue that modern day education for global peace needs to be supplemented by perspectives from postmodernity, from the global South and East, and from energy and land-oriented indigenous traditions if it is to meet the challenges faced by global warming, and by the changing face of war.

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The Value of Administrative Data for the Family Justice System: Data Science Institute Distinguished Seminar Series (co-hosted by the Centre for Child and Family Justice Research)

Date: Tuesday 18 June 2019, 16:00

This seminar is being hosted by the Data Science Institute, the Centre for Child and Family Justice Research, and the Nuffield Foundation Family Justice Observatory Data Partnership.

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Seminar series - 'Defining what is true: engineering students’ conceptions of the nature of knowledge'

Date: Wednesday 19 June 2019, 12:30

This seminar will be presented by Siara Isaac, Teaching Support Centre, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, and the Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

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Graduateness: What is a Graduate of Contemporary Higher Education?

Date: Thursday 27 June 2019, 09:30

This is the third one day seminar in the Series Key Debates in Higher Education

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International Visitors' Week

Date: Monday 01 July 2019, 11:00

Every year the Department of Educational Research invites international speakers to visit the department and to work with students and colleagues.

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International Visitors' Week - Symposium

Date: Wednesday 03 July 2019, 09:00

One Day Symposium

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