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2008/09 School Seminars

February - May 2009:

May 13th, 1-2pm
‘Gender and the Welfare State in Korea: From Confucianism to Equality?’
Sirin Sung, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, QUB
Venue: Room 1/035, 6 College Park.

April 29th, 1-2.30pm
‘Something must be done…so it doesn’t happen again’: Scandals, Accidents and Public Inquiries as a Focus for Understanding British ‘Risk Society’
Adam Burgess, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Research, University of Kent.
Venue: Room 1/037, 6 College Park.

April 1st ,1-2.30pm
Cultural Capital and Social Exclusion in the UK
Mike Savage, Department of Sociology, University of Manchester
Venue: Room 1/037, 6 College Park.

March 25th , 1-2.30pm
Health Inequalities: Patterns and Perspectives.
Jane Wilde, Chief Executive, Institute of Public Health 
Venue: Room 1/037, 6 College Park.

March 18th , 1-2pm
School-wide Discussion on
The Meanings of Internationalisation in our Research 
Led by John Pinkerton, with a number of inputs by other staff
Venue: Room 1/035, 6 College Park.

March 11th 1-2.30pm
‘Grid Desire: War and Statecraft in a Sarajevo Suburb'
Stef Jansen, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Manchester.
Venue: Room 1/037, 6 College Park.

March 4th , 1-2pm
A Report from Another World: Virtual Biographies (or Ignore the Man behind the Curtain!)
Bob Miller, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, QUB
Venue: Room 1/035, 6 College Park.

Feb 18th, 1-2.30pm
Getting it Right for Every Child: Scotland's Framework for Assessing and Planning for Children
Jane Aldgate, School of Health and Social Welfare, Open University  
Venue: Room 1/037, 6 College Park.

Feb 11 , 1-2pm
'Short or Long Sleeve Day?'  The Stigma of Self-Injury’
Theresa McShane, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, QUB
Venue: Room 1/035, 6 College Park.

November 26th
Chinese Migrant Student Workers in Ireland

Richard O’Leary, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, QUB
Location: Room 1/035, 6 College Park

November 19th
Working with Challenging and Disruptive Situations in Residential Child Care: Sharing Effective Practice 

Emma Larkin and Bernie Kelly, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, QUB
Location: Room 1/037, 6 College Park

November 18th
(jointly with ARK – note it’s on Tuesday and at a different time and at a location outside of QUB and is followed by a light sandwich lunch)
Timescapes: Temporal Research through the Life Course
Bren Neale, Reader in Child and Family Research, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds 
Location: NICVA, 61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast BT15 2GB

November 5th
The Lifestart Study- an Evaluation of the Lifestart Parenting Programme

Nicoli Morrison and Laura Dunne, Institute of Chid Care Research, QUB
Location: Room 1/035, 6 College Park

October 29
Out of Trouble: Women in Prison

Azrini Wahidin, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, QUB 
Location: Room 1/035, 6 College Park

October 15
Primary School Mis-fits:  ADHD, Behavioural Difference and Life Success
Peter Conrad , Brandeis University, Boston
Location: Room 1/037, 6 College Park

October 8th 
Social Inclusion, Civic Engagement, Participation and Social Capital: Exploring the Differences
Sally Shortall, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, QUB
Location: Room 1/037, 6 College Park