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Find out about forthcoming events taking place at the School and involving School Staff, including public seminars, research events, conferences and open days. If you would like to receive updates of all our forthcoming events, please email socsi-events@cardiff.ac.uk 

2013 events archive

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Events 2014


June

Thursday 5th June - Learning as We Go in Canada: Facilitating Knowledge to Action in Population Health
Seminar by Steve Manske, University of Waterloo, Canada

Monday 9th June - 40 Years of Ethnography at Cardiff hosted by Professor Paul Atkinson
Talk and meet the author event with Professor Judith Okely, University of Oxford

Wednesday 18th June - Something on the Brain
CIP and MeSC Research Groups seminar

Thursday 19th June - Health & Well-being
WISERD Wales & Recession Seminar

Wednesday 25th June - The Politics of Children's Fashion: girls and their 'troublesome' bodies
Sexualities & Gender Research Group seminar

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July

Thursday 10th July - Tackling Poverty
WISERD Wales & Recession Seminar

Friday 11th July - One-day conference: Girls and Boys Speak Out: bodies, media and relationship

Tuesday 15th July - SOCSI Graduation ceremony

Thursday 17th July - 'Honour' and the Political Economy of Marriage: 'Honour'-based violence and kinship structuration in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq ¦ Deliberation and Security: findings from 'project URBIS'
Cardiff Centre for Crime, Law & Justice seminar

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August

 

 

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September

Thursday 11th September - Rural Communities
WISERD Wales & Recession Seminar

 

October

Thursday 9th October - Housing & Homelessness
WISERD Wales & Recession Seminar

 

November

Thursday 13th November - Wales & Recession: Exploring the Welsh Government Policy Responses
WISERD Wales & Recession Seminar

December

Thursday 11th December - Wales & Recession: A new economy?
WISERD Wales & Recession Seminar presented by Professor Karel Williams


Past Events in 2014

January

Wednesday 8th January - “We pretended to be cousins/I need a boyfriend to protect me”: exploring the diversity of children’s talk about young boyfriend-girlfriend cultures 
Sexualities & Gender Research Group seminar

Wednesday 29th January - Equal Pay: The job's not done!
Sexualities & Gender Research Group seminar

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February

Wednesday 5th February - Building Community Action: Stories from Colombia
Short film and discussion with Javier Sanchez

Thursday 6th February - Community Safety in Age of Austerity ¦ The Impact of Police and Crime Commissioners on Safer and Cohesive Communities
Cardiff Centre for Crime, Law & Justice seminar

Saturday 22nd February - SOCSI Open Day

Wednesday 26th February - Gender Outlaw Cops ¦ Cultures of Punishment within the Reducing Re-Offending Paradigm: A View from the Providers and Receivers of Punishment in Prison
Cardiff Centre for Crime, Law & Justice seminar

Wednesday 26th February - From women’s roller-derby to sexism on campus: socsi undergraduates present their gender and sexuality research
Sexualities & Gender Research Group seminar


March

Thursday 13th March - The role of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in supporting adoption
Public lecture delivered by Dr Matt Woolgar (Kings College London)

Friday 14th March - SOCSI Open Day

Thursday 20th March - Crime and Harm: Guest lecture by Professor Letizia Paoli (Leuven Institute of Criminology) 
Cardiff Centre for Crime, Law & Justice seminar

Thursday 20th March - Global challenges & local responses
WISERD Wales & Recession Seminar

Saturday 22nd March - SOCSI Open Day

Wednesday 26th March - Researching sexuality and violence: inter-disciplinary encounters
Sexualities & Gender Research Group Symposium

Wednesday 26th March - The Coal Miners' Strike 1984-1985: What Lessons for Contemporary Protest?
Talks, debate and discussion, photo exhibition and music

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April

Wednesday 9th April - CCLJ and British Society of Criminology Colloquium on Violent Crime

Thursday 10th April - Cardiff sciSCREEN - District 9 (cert.15)
FREE film screening followed by panel discussion

Monday 14th April - Towards a Micro-Sociality of Austerity: Community and Possibilities for Localism
One-day conference as part of The Sociological Review research symposium series

Tuesday 29th April - Income, Poverty, Unemployment & Working Lives
WISERD Wales & Recession Seminar

Wednesday 30th April - Men, masculinities and sexualities: intersections and difference
Sexualities & Gender Research Group Symposium

Wednesday 30th April - Statistical Literacy
Q-Step Further Education Teaching Conference 

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May

Thursday 1st May - Room at the Top?: The Myths and Realities of Social Mobility
Public lecture by Professor Phil Brown, Cardiff School of Social Sciences

Thursday 1st May - Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics
Q-Step Higher Education Lecturer Conference

Thursday 8th May - Peer Mediating and Moderating Effects Upon Parent-Child Relationships, School Connectedness and Adolescent Substance Use ¦ Me, Myself, Aileen: Psychosocial Film Audiences and the Female Serial Killer
Cardiff Centre for Crime, Law & Justice seminar

Thursday 22nd May - Seminar and launch of CASCADE Research Centre: Children's Social Care Research and Development Centre
Seminar (Research evidence on contemporary child protection practice) and CASCADE launch event with Health Minister Mark Drakeford

Tuesday 27th May - Neighbourhood, Place & the Changing High Street
WISERD Wales & Recession Seminar

Wednesday 28th May - Theoretical knots: researching gender and sexual subjectivities
Sexualities & Gender Research Group Symposium

Wednesday 28th May - Miscarriages of Justice with Professor Chrisje Brants (Utrecht University) and Dennis Eady (Cardiff Law School)
Cardiff Centre for Crime, Law & Justice seminar

Wednesday 28th May - Reproductive Medicine: A Sociological Exploration
CIP and MeSC Research Groups seminar

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