The Visiting Scholar Scheme was established some years ago to enable eminent scholars from outside of the UK to be invited to visit the School for a period of one or two weeks. These distinguished academics have interacted with staff on research matters, delivered a seminar in the School, and taken on a few other duties such as presenting one or two lectures to undergraduate classes and meeting with post-graduate students.
2015 SSC Distinguished Visiting Scholar:
Our visiting scholar this academic year is Professor David Ley (University of British Columbia). Professor Ley will be here from Monday May 25 to Friday May 29. He holds a Canada Research Chair in Geography. David is a social geographer with particular interests in immigration to Canadian cities; multiculturalism and the governance of diversity; gentrification and housing policy in inner cities. Further details can be found here and here.
SSC 2014 Distinguished Visiting Scholar Research Seminar
Thursday March 13: 1-2 pm in Room 01-009, Elmwood Building (Geography), QUB
Professor Cooke will also be leading a discussion of the SSC reading group.
Previous SSC Visiting Scholars: