Department of Social & Policy Sciences

Current Research student presentations at conferences and workshops

Aked, H., 2015. Knowledge and power: Israel/Palestine politics in the academy. ENQUIRE, 7 November, Nottingham: University of Nottingham.

Aked, H., 2015., Anti-extremist, Islamophobia, and the counterjihad movement. Understanding Conflict: research, ideas and responses to security threats, 8-11 June, Bath: University of Bath.

Aked, H., 2015., A Typology of Censorship Forces in UK universities. Censoring Palestine at the University: Free Speech and Academic Freedom at a Crossroads. Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project at UC Berkeley’s Center for Race and Gender. 6 March 2015. Berkeley, CA.

Aked, H. 2015., The undeniable overlap: right wing Zionism and Islamophobia. Anti-Jewish and Anti-Muslim Racisms and the Question of Palestine/Israel. 9 February 2015. SOAS University of London, UK.

Akizhanov, K., 2016. The Impact of Neoliberalism on Income Distribution Inequality. 3rd Research Forum for Central Asia, 11 March, University of Cambridge: Cambridge, UK. 

Booth, N. 2015., Maternal Imprisonment: the social inequalities on social life. European Sociological Association 2015 Conference, 25-28 August, Prague, Czech Republic.

Bressa, D., 2015. Buen Vivir and the appropriation of political rhetoric: the multiple uses of Buen Vivir in strategic differentiations. Ecuador's Buen Vivir: Implementation, challenges and ways forward, 24-25 September, Cambridge: University of Cambridge.

Bressa, D. 2015., The Politics of Buen Vivir: between life and policies. ESRC Conference: The Politics of Wellbeing, 17th July, Sheffield, UK.

Bressa, D. 2015., Buen Vivir and the appropriation of political rhetoric: the multiple uses of Buen Vivir in strategic differentiations. Society for Latin American Studies Annual Conference. 17-18 April 2015. University of Aberdeen, UK. 

Cueva-Luna, C., 2015. Becoming DACAmented: Public Policy and Undocumented Latino Youth in the United States. International Metropolis Conference 2015: Migrants: Key Players in the 21st Century, 7-11 September, Mexico City: UNAM University.

Cueva-Luna, C., 2014. Learning to Talk about Status: Methods and Field Experiences with the Undocumented Young. Producing Ethnography: American Anthropological Association’s Annual Conference. 2-7 December 2014. Washington, D.C.
 
Garza, O. 2014., Human Development: Economics for the people, of the people, and by the people. Jornadas de Economía para las personas -Economics for the person- workshop, Department of Economics and Economic History, 3 November 2014, University of  Seville, Spain.
 
Garza, O., 2014. La Idea de la Justicia de de Sen y la persistencia de la Injusticia. Ethics, Agency and Human Development: Fifth Conference of the Latin American and Caribbean Association for Human Development and the Capabilities Approach (ALCADECA), 14-16 May 2014, Lima, Peru.
 
Garza, O., 2014. Theories of Justice and the need of a dynamic conception of Injustice. Injustice, Association of Legal and Social Philosophy 2014 Annual Conference, 1-2 July 2014, Leeds, UK.
 
Garza, O., 2014. Sen's Idea of Justice and the reproduction of Injustice: Reconceptualising Injustice. Human Development in Times of Crisis - Renegotiating social justice: Human Development and Capability Association Annual Conference 2014, 2-5 September 2014, Athens, Greece.
 
Gearon, A. 2015. Creative steps in research engagement. Faculty Postgraduate conference: Changing lives, Changing worlds, June 2015, Bath: University of Bath.

Gearon, A., 2014. The ‘child trafficking’ moral panic: blame, loss and disrepute. ESRC Funded seminar series: Revisiting Moral Panics: A critical examination of 21st century social issues and anxieties, May 2014.

Godwin, B., 2014., A 21st century straitjacket? The ethical evaluation of assistive technology for practitioners: a checklist arising from a participatory study with people with dementia, family and professionals. AKTIVE Conference, 8-9 April 2014, Leeds: University of Leeds.

Griffiths, R. 2015., No love on the dole: Does UK means tested welfare benefits discourage two parent families? 2015 Social Policy Association Annual Conference: Social Policy in the Spotlight: Change, Continuity and Challenge, 6-8 July, Belfast: Belfast Metropolitan College.

Griffiths, R., 2014., No Love on the Dole: Does the UK means tested welfare system discourage two parent families?. Social Policy Association Annual Conference, 14-16 July 2014, Sheffield: University of Sheffield.

Králová, J., 2015. What is social death? Death, Dying and the Disposal of the Body. Eastern and Western Ways of Dying and Death, 2-6 September, Alba Lulia, Romania: “1 Decembrie 1918” University of Aba Lulia.

Králová, J., 2015. How decisions happen within residential settings? End of life decisions: brain injury, dementia, frailty by GW4 Dying Well Research Network, 14 October, Bristol: Hamilton House.

Králová, J., 2015. Can we help Mr. Nobody? Being Human: A Festival of the Humanities, 16 November, Bath: Ring O Bells [ignite presentation]. 

Kralova, J. 2014., Social Death: A Useful Cross-Disciplinary Concept?. Making Sense of: Suffering, Dying and Death, 1-3 November 2014, Prague, Czech Republic.
 
Kralova, J. 2014., How do the dead live?. South West Doctoral Training Centre College, 27 November 2014, Great Eastern Hall, SS Great Britain.
 
Kralova J., 2014., Conceptualizing Social Death. Proceedings of the Social Death - CDAS Conference, 7-8 June 2014, Bath: University of  Bath.
 
Kralova, J., 2014., How do the dead live?. Postgraduate Research Showcase 2014, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, July 2014, Bath: University of Bath. 
 
Lai, H., 2015.  Adult Never-married Single Mothers in Taiwan and their Welfare Experience. Family troubles Symposium: Care and Change in Diverse Contexts, 18 September, Reading: University of Reading
 
Lai, H-J., 2014. Adult Never-married Single Mothers and their Experience of Using State Welfare in Taiwan. Gender and Social Change in Developing Region: Managing Obligations to Children in Separated Families, 27 June 2014, York: University of York.

Matthes, B. 2015., From National to Plurinational: Rethinking the 21st Century South American State - Indigenous Struggles and ‘Accumulation by Dispossession’ in Bolivia. DSA Annual Conference: Global Development as Relationship: Dependence, Interdependence or Divide?, 7-8 September, Bath: University of Bath.

Matthes, B. 2015., From National to Plurinational: Rethinking the 21st Century South American State. Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences - Linking Theory and Empirical Research, 19th July-1st August, Berlin, Germany.

Massala, T., 2015., Problematizing sustainable pension funds within a sustainable pension system. ACRN SSFII: Social and Sustainable Finance and Impact Investing Conference. 23-24 April 2015. University of Oxford Said Business School, UK. 

Massala, T., 2014., Governance of Pension Funds Investment Decisions between financial and social return. XVII World Congress of Sociology, 13-19 July 2014, Yokohama: Japan.

Massala, T., 2014., Evaluating European pension reforms for financial and social sustainability: the governance of pension fund investments in a comparative perspective. Beyond the crisis in Europe - New opportunities for reconciling sustainability, equality and economic robustness: 2014 Annual ESPAnet Conference, 4-6 September 2014, Oslo: Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences.

Papiez, K., 2016. Are social rights as selective privilege not universal right for the EU citizens? Troubling Times for Europe? Families, Migration and Politics, 3-4 June, Jagiellonian University: Krakow, Poland. 

Pincock, K., 2015. Disrupting power relations through participatory research with teenage girls in Northern Tanzania. SWDTC Conference 2015: Inspiring Research, Bristol: University of Bristol.

Pincock, K. 2015., Dance parties, nature walks, sleepovers and yoga: Finding and co-creating uninhibited spaces for exploring sexual agency with girls in Tanzania. DSA Annual Conference: Global Development as Relationship: Dependence, Interdependence or Divide?, 7-8 September, Bath: University of Bath.

Pitts, F. H. 2015., Normalisation, exclusion, commensuration: Work, economics and the possibilities of the critique of political economy. Rethinking Economics: Pluralism, Interdisciplinary and Activism: 6th Annual Conference in Political Economy, the International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy. 11th September, Leeds: University of Leeds.

Pitts, F. H. 2015., Follow the money? Value theory and social inquiry (published in Ephemera 14(3):335-356): Conference of Socialist Economists (CSE) Midlands Reading group, 14th September [Invited talk: Harry was invited to give an introductory talk about his article ‘Follow the money? Value theory and social inquiry’. The article was being used as one of the readings in a session of worker’s inquiry].

Pitts, F. H. 2015.,Form-giving fire: capitalist valorisation and creative industries as Marx’s ‘work of combustion’. Capitalism, Culture and the Media: School of Media and Communication, 8th September, Leeds: University of Leeds.

Pitts, F. H. 2015., Value relation as regulation: a case study of billable hours in graphic design and advertising.  ESRC Regulation Seminar 4: Regulation and the Individual Experience of Work. 12-13 February 2015. University of Newcastle Business School, UK. 

Pitts, F. H., 2014., The normalisation and denormalisation of work: a provocation towards a critical political economy. IPE and the New Normal: 2014 Conference of the British International Studies Association’s - International Political Economy Group, 5-6 September 2014, Leeds: University of Leeds.

Pitts, F. H., 2014., Form-giving fire: creative industries as Marx’s ‘work of combustion’. The Dynamics of Virtual Work: the Transformation of Labour in a Digital Global Economy: 2014 EU COST Action for Dynamics of Virtual Work conference, 3-5 September 2014, Hertfordshire: University of Hertfordshire.

Pitts, F. H., 2014., Form-giving fire: creative industries as Marx’s ‘work of combustion’. EU COST Action for Dynamics of Virtual Work ‘Marx’s Labour Theory of Value in the Digital Age’ Workshop, 15-16 June 2014, Tel Aviv: Israel.

Ramirez, V., 2014., Cambio social y cooperación en el siglo XXI. El bienestar humano: la conversación actual de la humanidad, Lecture for the Els Juliols of the University of Barcelona, 7-11 July, Barcelona, Spain.

Scandone, B., 2015. Reproduction and transformation of classed, gendered and ethnic ‘identities’ in British-born Bangladeshi women’s experience of Higher Education. Social Class in the 21st Century, 23 October, Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam.

Scandone, B. 2015., Minority ethnic integration through higher education. 2015 European Sociological Association Conference, 25-28 August, Prague, Czech Republic.

Scandone, B. 2015., 'We can work our way up to the top': Aspiration and Capital in British-born Bangladeshi experiences of higher education. Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship: Ethnicity and Educational Inequality: The role of aspirations, 19th August, Bristol: University of Bristol.

Scandone, B. 2015., 'Because we are the first generation to be here' Exploring the experiences of higher education of British-born Bangladeshi women. BSA Teaching Group Regional Conference - New perspectives on class, inequalities and families, 29th May, London, UK.

Scandone, B. 2015., “It's always about trying to achieve higher”, British-born Bangladeshi Women in Higher Education. 2015 BSA Annual Conference: Societies in Transition. Progression or Regression?. 15-17 April 2015. Glasgow Caledonian University, UK. 

Storchi, S., 2016. The instrumental and intrinsic value of financial networks for people’s wellbeing in Kenya. Risk and resilience: Cultures, Societies, and Systems: Society for Economic Anthropology annual meeting, 14-16 April, University of Georgia: Athens, Georgia

Storchi, S. 2015., A perspective on financial capability using the Capability Approach. DSA Annual Conference: Global Development as Relationship: Dependence, Interdependence or Divide?, 7-8 September, Bath: University of Bath.

Schaub, J. 2014., Men, Progression and the White Hart of Social Work Education, Society for Research in Higher Education Annual Research Conference. 10-12 December 2014. Newport-Wales, UK. 

Storchi, S. and Johnson, S. 2015., Financial capability for whom? An alternative perspective from the Capability Approach. 4th European Microfinance Research Conference, 1-3 June, Geneva: University of Geneva.

Visser, R. 2015., Ageing and dying at home in England. Anthropology and global health: interrogating theory, policy and practice MAGic, 10th September, Brighton: University of Sussex.

Visser, R. 2015., Problematizing ‘the good death’: ageing and dying at home in England. Death, Dying and Disposal of the Body: Eastern and Western Ways of Dying and Death (DDD12), 2nd September, Alba Iulia-Romania: “1 Decembrie 1918” University of Alba Iulia.

Visser, R. 2015. Ageing and Dying at home in the UK. Breaking Boundaries Conference. 23 April 2015. Cardiff University, UK.

Visser, R., 2014., Social Death in the lives of Older People, Proceedings of the Social Death - CDAS Conference, 7-8 June 2014, Bath: University of Bath.

Visser, R., 2014., Autonomy at the end of life: choosing where and when to die, ASA Decennial Conference, 21 June 2014, Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh.

Vu, A., 2015. The Trees movement: Walking on the wild side or walking on the right side? 4th PhD Conference on International Development. 24-25 September, Bochum: Ruhr University.  

Vu, A. 2015., The Trees movement in Vietnam: Walking on the wild side or walking on the right side? DSA Annual Conference: Global Development as Relationship: Dependence, Interdependence or Divide?, 7-8 September, Bath: University of Bath. 

Ying, C. 2015., Managerial state and the Party's managers: Restructuring workforce and labour management in China's local state- owned enterprises. 33rd Annual International Labour Process Conference. 13-15 April 2015. Athens, Greece.