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.
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.
- 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.