Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies

Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies
School of Sociology and Social Policy
Social Sciences Building
Leeds, LS2 9JT
UK

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ESRC Seminar Series: Critical Diversities @ the Intersection

ESRC Seminar Series: Critical Diversities @ the Intersection: Policies,

Date: 25 October 2013,
Location: Semnar Room, Beech Grove House

Seminar 3: Diverse Policies: Colliding Concerns

Seminar 3 will address the complexities in attempts to legislate for diversity and explore the tensions that arise when divergent social groups are included within a diversity umbrella within law and policy.

Speakers: Dr Kath Browne (University of Brighton) and Leela Baski (Brighton); Dr Gavin Brown (University of Leicester); Dr Paul Wakeling (University of York).

Postgraduate/ECR Panel: Helen Williams (Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies, University of Leeds); Sumi Hollingworth (Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research, London South Bank University); Dr Elizabeth Mathews (Tallaght); Jill Wilkens (Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research, London South Bank University).

Book Launch: Sanger, T. and Taylor, Y. (ed) (2013) Mapping Intimacies: Relations, Exchanges, Affects, Palgrave Macmillan. Dr Sally Hines will present a review of the book.

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ESRC seminar series: Different Subject, Diverse Strands: Diversity at the (Inter)discipline, 18th January 2013: Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender

Date: 18 January 2013, 1.00pm to 7.00pm
Location: Beech Grove House

This is the first Seminar in a series sponsored by the ESRC – Critical Diversities @ the intersection: Policies, Practices, Perspectives. The seminar will examine the contributions made by different disciplines to understandings of diversity and the continuities and conceptual shifts therein.

Programme:

  • 12.00pm – 1.00pm: Registration and Lunch
  • 1.00pm–2.30pm: Prof. Brian Heaphy (University of Manchester); Prof. Diane Richardson (Newcastle University) and Dr. Surya Monro (University of Huddersfield)
  • 2.30pm – 2.45pm: Break
  • 2.45pm–4.15pm: Prof. Yvette Taylor (Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research, LSBU)and Dr. Imogen Tyler (Lancaster University)
  • 4.15pm-5.45pm: Postgraduate/ECR Panel: Michelle Addison; Victoria Mountford (both Newcastle University); Madeline-Sophie Abbas; Angelica Pesarini (both University of Leeds)

From 6.00pm-7.00pm: Wine Reception and Book Launch: Taylor, Y. (ed) (2012) Educational Diversity: The Subject of Difference and Different Subjects. Palgrave Macmillan; Richardson, D. and Monro, S. (2012) Sexuality, Equality and Diversity. Palgrave Macmillan.

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