University of Bath

Department of Social & Policy Sciences seminars 2017-18

See the schedule of seminars taking place in the Department of Social & Policy Sciences.

Panel of academics running a seminar
Seminars cover a wide range of topics around social and policy sciences

February 2018

Tuesday 13 February

‘Women-friendly'? Policy changes and mothers' labour market outcomes in the UK and Germany

Speaker: Gabriele Mari, Universities of Trento and Tilburg

Time: 1.15 to 2.45pm

Venue: 2 East 3.1

Tuesday 20 February

Heat, Greed and Human Need: Climate Change, Capitalism and Sustainable Wellbeing

Speaker: Ian Gough, London School of Economics

Time: 2.00 to 3.30pm

Venue: 8 West 3.22

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Tuesday 27 February

Disaster Development: Fighting for Visibility in Sierra Leone’s Borderlands

Speaker: Dr Luisa Enria

Time: 1.15 to 2.45pm

Venue: Chancellors' Building 3.5

March 2018

Tuesday 6 March

The opportunities and limits of a Cash Plus approach to social protection: lessons from Jordan and Palestine

Speaker: Nicola Jones, Overseas Development Institute, London

Time: 1.15 to 2.45pm

Venue: Chancellors' Building 3.5

Tuesday 13 March

Blended Financing, corporations and the public purse

Speakers: Sue Godt, International Development Research Centre, Canada, and Graham Room

Time: 1.15 to 2.45pm

Venue: Chancellors' Building 3.9

Tuesday 20 March

Assisted dying in the US

Speaker: Professor Jill Weinberg, Tufts University

Time: 1.15 to 2.45pm

Venue: Chancellors' Building 3.5

April 2018

Tuesday 10 April

Borderlands, brokers and peacebuilding

Speaker: Dr Oliver Walton

Time: 1.15 to 2.45pm

Venue: 1 West 2.10

Tuesday 17 April

Norm circles, discourse and politics

Speaker: Dave Elder-Vass, Loughborough University

Time: 1.15 to 2.45pm

Venue: Chancellors' Building 3.5

Tuesday 24 April

Alpha Earners: variation in the predictors of high earning status by gender

Speaker: Dr Vanessa Gash, City, University of London

Time: 1.15 to 2.45pm

Venue: Chancellors' Building 3.5

May 2018

Tuesday 1 May

Sold a story: the promise and perils of ‘work’ away from home

Speakers: Michael Bloomfield and Alinka Gearon

Time: 1.15 to 2.45pm

Venue: Chancellors' Building 4.1

Tuesday 8 May

Research Impact in a world of political uncertainty

Speaker: Graham Room and others

Time: 1.15 to 2.45pm

Venue: Chancellors' Building 3.5