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Events in the School of Social Sciences

Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures in the School of Social Sciences.

Social Anthropology Seminar - Dr Jamie Wintrup - Anthropology, University of Oslo

16:00 - 18:00 19 November 2018

Social Anthropology Seminar Monday, 19th November 2018 Dr Jamie Wintrup - The University Of Oslo Transcending The Ethical Dilemmas Of Humanitarianism: American Christian Missionaries At A Hospital In Rural Zambia After arriving to volunteer at a rural hospital in Zambia, many American missionaries began to have doubts about the purpose of..

CMI Afternoon Seminar: How do voters perceive and interpret the national economy? - Dr Martin Bisgaard

15:00 - 16:15 20 November 2018

Speaker: Dr Martin Bisgaard, Aarhus University, Denmark Abstract: An abstract will be available closer to the date of the seminar. Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45 in 2.07. Join us for this event, which is part of the CMI Afternoon Seminar Series. Everyone is welcome. No registration is necessary. The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Res..

Elisa Keller (Exeter)

16:15 - 17:45 20 November 2018

Macro seminar

CGP Seminar with Maja Zehfuss: Did Merkel open the border? Migration and the Fantasy of Control

15:30 - 17:00 21 November 2018

Maja Zehfuss (University of Manchester) speaks on migration and the fantasy of control. Maja Zehfuss' work centres on the topics of war, ethics, the idea of humanity, vulnerability, memory, refusing and relationality, the question of the international and poststructural thought. She is the co-founder of the British International Studies Asso..

Departmental Seminar: Dr Marie Guillot (Essex)

15:00 - 17:00 21 November 2018

Title *TBC Abstract *TBC

JMCE Seminar Series - Dr. Rachel Minto (University of Cardiff)

14:00 - 15:00 21 November 2018

Wednesday 21 November 2018, 14:00 @ University Place, 6.206 Speaker: Dr. Rachel Minto (University of Cardiff) Title: Re-wiring European Networks post-Brexit: Continuity and change from a multi-level perspective

Mitchell centre seminar series

16:00 - 17:30 21 November 2018

Isabel Raabe, Maths skills and confidence - What can explain the gendered mismatch? While girls and boys perform similarly well in maths, girls have on average lower confidence in their maths skills, i.e. a lower perceived competence. This can result in lower motivation to engage with the subject, and in the choice to focus on other subject..

Re-wiring European Networks post-Brexit: Continuity and change from a multi-level perspective (Dr. Rachel Minto - University of Cardiff)

14:00 - 15:00 21 November 2018

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (JMCE) Seminar Series

Arnaud Chevalier (Royal Holloway)

13:00 - 14:15 22 November 2018

Applied Economics Seminar

Impact and benefits of treating hearing and vision problems for people living with dementia

13:00 - 16:00 22 November 2018

Hearing and vision impairments cause difficulties with daily living activities for people living with dementia and impact on communication. The SENSE-Cog Sensory Intervention is a novel sensory remediation intervention for people with dementia who also experience hearing and / or vision loss. The sensory intervention is currently being empiri..