Events

A seminar series designed to connect academic knowledge with pressing policy agendas Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) developed a seminar series to help build richer connections between the academic and policy worlds. The seminar series: Linking Leeds, has now moved online and provides an opportunity to hear from both leading Social Scientists…
Our next Linking Leeds Webinar will feature Katherine Hill and Dr Ruth Webber of Loughborough University. The webinar will share their research findings from their project ‘Young adults living with their parents in low to middle income families’. The research aims to investigate the current and future economic and financial challenges facing low-to-middle income families where…

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Beech Grove House Ian Law, Nick Emmel, Paul Bagguley and Yasmin Hussain. University of Leeds FLag seminar series
Leeds Social Sciences Institute Professor Frank Furedi, Univeristy of Kent Frank Furedi is Professor of Sociology at the University of Kent in Canterbury. He is author of: Politics of Fear; Beyond Left and Right (2005) Where have All The Intellectual Gone; Confronting 21st Century Philistinism (2005) Therapeutic Culture; Cultivating Vulnerability In An Anxious Age (2004)…
Leeds Social Sciences Institute, Beech Grove House Lisa Garforth (Sociology and Social Policy), University of Leeds Peter Traynor, (Centre for Criminal Justice Studies), University of Leeds Mark Jayne (University of Manchester) Lena Eriksson (University of York)
Leeds Social Sciences Institute, Beech Grove House Jim Baxter, Staff Development Unit Mark Priestly, ESSL Faculty (Pro-Dean for Research) David Wall, School of Law
Leeds Social Sciences Institute Elizabeth Goodman, Professor of Child and Adolescent Health, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA Joint semainar LSSI together with Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
LSSI – Beech Grove House A workshop at LSSI to develop a research agenda about equality, diversity and security What do the terms “equality”, “diversity” or “security” mean to you? How do their meanings differ in international and interdisciplinary contexts? What research questions do these ideas raise? What methodological tools do we need to research…
Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) will be officially launched on Wednesday 21 June 2006. The VC, Prof Michael Arthur will open the event, which will be in the style of the BBC television programme ‘Question Time’. The theme for questions will be Equality, Diversity and Security. Everyone with an interest…