Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

Sociology and Social Policy

Events

    Recent Events

    • Regressive ‘Public’ Welfare: Implications for Intersecting Inequalities

      14 June 2018, 12:30 - 17:30 | Workshop | School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds
      Supported by the UK Social Policy Association, this is the first workshop in a series that aims to explore the lasting and changing significance of Richard Titmuss’s work for understanding social divisions of welfare, social interdependency and intersectional inequality.

    • Fundamentally Insecure: Surveillance, Encryption, and the Problem of Anonymity

      23 May 2018, 12:00 - 13:30 | Seminar | Social Sciences Building, Room 12.21 and 12.25
      Robert Thornton-Lee (PhD student, School of Sociology and Social Policy) will be presenting ‘Fundamentally Insecure: Surveillance, Encryption, and the Problem of Anonymity’ as part of the SSP lunchtime seminar series.

    • Changing practices: lessons from a re-study of eating out in England

      2 May 2018, 12:00 - 13:30 | Seminar | Social Sciences Building, Room 12.21 and 12.25
      We are delighted to welcome Professor Alan Warde (University of Manchester) who will be presenting ‘Changing practices: lessons from a re-study of eating out in England’.

    • Why are people paying attention to Basic Income?

      25 April 2018, 12:00 - 13:30 | Seminar | Social Sciences Building, Room 12.21 and 12.25
      Paul Luke (SSP PhD student) will be presenting ‘Why are people paying attention to Basic Income?’ as part of the Sociology and Social Policy (SSP) lunchtime seminar series.

    • A workshop on measuring inequalities

      18 April 2018, 13:00 - 14:00 | Seminar | Social Sciences Building, Room 12.21 and 12.25
      A workshop on measuring inequalities – part of the Researching Inequalities: interdisciplinary perspectives IRN/SSP Workshop Series.

    • A workshop on health, wellbeing, marginalisation and intervention

      28 February 2018, 13:00 - 14:00 | Seminar | Social Sciences Building, Room 12.21 and 12.25
      A workshop on health, wellbeing, marginalisation and intervention – part of the Researching Inequalities: interdisciplinary perspectives IRN/SSP Workshop Series

    • Open Day - BA Social Science (extended degree programme)

      24 February 2018, 10:00 - 15:00 | Open Day | Room 12.21/12.25 Social Sciences Building, University of Leeds
      On Saturday 24 February we are hosting an open day for our BA Social Science programme, our extended degree programme for those who don't meet the traditional entry requirements for our courses.

    • A workshop on home, dispossession and international migration

      14 February 2018, 13:00 - 14:00 | Seminar | Social Sciences Building, Room 12.21 and 12.25
      A workshop on home, dispossession and international migration – part of the Researching Inequalities: interdisciplinary perspectives IRN/SSP Workshop Series.

    • Health inequality and disabled people in South Korea: Barriers to healthcare utilisation

      7 February 2018, 12:00 - 13:30 | Seminar | Social Sciences Building, Room 12.21 and 12.25
      Hanna Lee (PhD student, School of Sociology and Social Policy) will be presenting ‘Health inequality and disabled people in South Korea: Barriers to healthcare utilisation’ as part of the SSP lunchtime seminar series.

    • Researching educational inequalities through classroom talk

      31 January 2018, 13:00 - 14:00 | Seminar | Social Sciences Building, Room 12.21 and 12.25
      Dr. Julia Snell ( School of English, University of Leeds) will be presenting ‘Researching educational inequalities through classroom talk’ - part of the ‘Researching Inequalities: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’ IRN/SSP workshop series.

    • Financialised Internationalisation and Structural Hierarchies

      24 January 2018, 12:00 - 13:30 | Seminar | Social Sciences Building, Rooms 12.21 and 12.25
      Part of the School of Sociology and Social Policy's regular lunchtime seminar series, this seminar will be led by Dr Annina Kaltenbrunner - Economics Division, University of Leeds Business School.

    • A workshop on Life course dynamics, health inequalities and accumulations of dis/advantage

      13 December 2017, 13:00 - 14:00 | Workshop | Room 12.21 and 12.25, Social Sciences Building
      As part of a new series of interdisciplinary workshops on 'Researching Inequalities', 'A workshop on Life course dynamics, health inequalities and accumulations of dis/advantage' will be led by the Inequalities Research Network.

    • Rural Urban Migration and Policy Intervention in China - Migrant Workers' Coping Strategies

      6 December 2017, 12:00 - 13:30 | Seminar | Room 12.21 and 12.25, Social Sciences Building
      Dr Li Sun will be presenting 'Rural Urban Migration and Policy Intervention in China - Migrant Workers' Coping Strategies' as part of the Sociology and Social Policy (SSP) seminar series.

    • Open Day - BA Social Science (extended degree programme)

      2 December 2017, 10:00 - 15:00 | Open Day | Room 12.21/12.25 Social Sciences Building, University of Leeds
      On 2nd December we are hosting an open day for our BA Social Science programme, our extended degree programme for those who don't meet the traditional entry requirements for our courses.

    • A workshop on Inequalities in Labour Markets – international and comparative research

      29 November 2017, 13:00 - 14:00 | Workshop | Room 12.21 and 12.25, Social Sciences Building
      As part of a new series of interdisciplinary workshops on 'Researching Inequalities' this workshop will explore international and comparative research in alternative finance in the UK and Spain and the Workers' Party Governments in Brazil.

    • UK Disability History Month 2017: University of Leeds Launch Event

      22 November 2017, 18:00 | Seminar | Western Lecture Theatre, University of Leeds
      The School of Sociology and Social Policy and the Centre for Disability Studies would like to invite you to their UK Disability History Month 2017 launch event, a screening of Defiant Lives: The Rise and Triumph of the Disability Rights Movement, introduced by Emeritus Professor Colin Barnes.

    • Revolution, global development and disability politics in Egypt

      22 November 2017, 12:00 - 13:30 | Seminar | Room 12.21 and 12.25, Social Sciences Building
      As part of the Sociology and Social Policy (SSP) seminar series, 'Revolution, global development and disability politics in Egypt' will be presented by Mostafa Attia, School of Sociology and Social Policy.

    • Commission on Diversity in the North: working session 1: Racial Disparity Audit North

      21 November 2017 | Seminar | Leeds Humanities Research Institute, University of Leeds
      Commission on Diversity in the North begins its work with a focus on racial ‘disparities’ and multiculturalism in the North and welcomes the participation of Dr Omar Khan, Director Runnymede Trust and national and regional stakeholders.

    • Invitation Guest Lecture and Discussion: Dr Ruth Patrick

      20 November 2017, 16.30 - 17.30 | Workshop | 28 University Road LT (G.23), University of Leeds | Centre for Research on Family, Life Course and Generations (FLAG)
      Former SSP student - Dr Ruth Patrick - returns to Leeds to share the findings from her doctoral study into the lived experiences of welfare reform.

    • Thinking about applying for a PhD in Sociology & Social Policy

      15 November 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 | Seminar | Baines Wing SR (2.14)
      MA students are invited to come along to our information session to find out about PhD research opportunities in the School of Sociology & Social Policy

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