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Implementing the Finch Report on Open Access Round Table The democratisation of research knowledge? Gold or Green access? The future implications for individual researchers, learned societies, research funding and universities? Programme 2.00pm Coffee/Tea – Registration 2.30-5.00pm Roundtable, Q&A followed by a reception The Round Table Event aims to explore and stimulate debate about the transition…
[slideshow ids=”2457,2438,2439,2440,2441″ caption=”0″ navigation=”0″ size=”full”] Under the current Coalition Government and in the contemporary, post-financial crisis era, the ‘Big Society’ has become an organising concept that signals a different way of thinking about and organising public, financial and social services. At the same time, no other recent policy idea has been the source of as…
11.14, Social Sciences Building The School of Politics and International Studies is pleased to welcome Inderjeet Parmar, Professor of Government in the School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester. Prof. Parmar is currently Chair of the British International Studies Association, and co-editor of a book series, Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy. He is the…
A National Networking and Agenda Setting Event We would like to invite you to a national networking and agenda setting event that brings together professionals from public and third sector services with an interest in grandparents who have residential care, whether formal or informal, of their grandchildren. Our intention is to bring together policy makers,…
[slideshow ids=”2426,2428,2427,2429,2430,2431″ caption=”0″ navigation=”0″ size=”full”] Rising to the economic challenge: the prospects and opportunities for boosting jobs and investment in Leeds and the Leeds City Region A lecture by Tom Riordan, Chief Executive of Leeds City Council Room G.33, School of Law, Liberty Building, Moorland Road, University of Leeds, LS6 1AN [lutube hash=”23bad32b701b4dfc083c9391672f57b5″] This lecture…
[slideshow ids=”2419,2420,2422,2423,2421,2424″ caption=”0″ navigation=”0″ size=”full”] The Impact of the Coalition Government’s Policy on the Third Sector: A Progressive or a Regressive agenda? Liberty Building, Moorland Road, University of Leeds, LS6 1AN The third in a series of lectures is organised by the University of Leeds in partnership with Leeds Metropolitan University. The twenty-first century has…
Lecture Theatre C, The Rose Bowl, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds LS1 3HE This series of lectures is organised by the University of Leeds in partnership with Leeds Metropolitan University. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to…
Moot Court Lecture Theatre (Room 1.28), School of Law, Liberty Building, University of Leeds A video of this lecture is now available in our Listen Again section This series of lectures is organised by the University of Leeds in partnership with Leeds Metropolitan University. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and…
Roger Stevens Lecture Theatre 9 One-armed scientists? Many years ago US senator Edward Muskie, tired of hearing punctilious scientists muttering: ‘on the one hand this – but on the other hand that’, was prompted to make the wistful plea that policy advisors should henceforth number only ‘one-armed scientists’. Even in this era of ‘evidence-based policy’…
Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre, Roger Stevens Building Who Counts? Dilemmas of Justice in a ‘Postwestphalian’ World Professor Nancy Fraser Professor of Philosophy and Politics New School for Social Research in New York, USA LSSI is pleased to be able to welcome Professor Nancy Fraser to Leeds, as Guest Lecturer on 10 March 2009. The lecture…