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It takes a village: Support sources in work-care mishmash of working parents

Jana JournalDate: 23rd – 25th April 2014
Location: University of Leeds

Dr Jana Javornik, a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Work, Care and Global Transitions presented a paper at the annual British Sociological Association conference which took place at the University of Leeds last month.

The title of the paper was “It takes a village: Support sources in work-care mishmash of working parents” and it can be viewed by following this link.

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BSS First International Conference 2014 – Call for Papers

Date: 30th June – 2nd July 2014

Register to attend the Conference

As part of an emerging research agenda at the University of Leeds, this conference will bring together a global network of academics, practitioners, students and policy-makers to explore the concept of social sustainability. Continue reading

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Optimising referral management: Tailoring solutions to local circumstances

idea-test-scale-establishDate: Wednesday 11th June 2014, 12.00 – 4.30 pm
Location: Weetwood Hall, Leeds

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Psychology, policing and the politics of riot

Date: 4 December 2013, 5.00pm – 6.30pm
Location
: Liberty Building, Room G.32

Dr Clifford Stott, Principal Research Fellow, Security and Justice Research Group & Visiting Professor to the Socio-Technical Centre.

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Research and Innovation in Policing: Building Collaborations – Workshop

Date: 26 November 2013, 11:00 – 15:00
Location: Woodhouse Rooms, University House, University of Leeds

On Tuesday 26 November 2013 the Security and Justice Research Group hosts the first N8 Policing Research Partnership ‘Research and Innovation in Policing: Building Collaborations’ Workshop.

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How to start a ‘riot’?

Date: 22 October 2013, 7:30
Location: Alec Clegg Studio

Why were some parts of the UK set alight in 2011, whilst many other areas were left untouched? Who was present at a riot? If their actions were ‘mindless’, what’s in the mind?

These are questions of academic interest but are also those addressed by the Worklight Theatre company in their play ‘How to start a riot’, which comes to @StageLeeds part of the School of Performance and Cultural Industries at the University of Leeds on 22nd October. Continue reading

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Comparative Studies of Law and Society: Are Global Social Indicators Contestable?

Date: Thursday 17th October 2013, 13.00 – 15.00
Location: Room 1.13, Liberty Building (School of Law).

A seminar with Professor David Nelken (University of Macetera & University of Oxford). Continue reading

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Crossing Boundaries and the Intersections of Security and Justice – Exploring New Horizons of Research

Date: 11th – 12th October 2012
Venue: Weetwood Hall, Leeds

A report from the Inaugural Conference of the Security and Justice research Hub, including downloadable copies of presentations and recordings from some of the speakers.

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Syria: To Strike or Not to Strike?

Date: 09 October 2013, 14:00-16:00
Location: Rupert Becket Lecture Theatre

A series of presentations from POLIS International Relations lecturers discussing the international diplomatic crisis surrounding the situation in Syria. Continue reading

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Sustainable comparative childcare policy (analysis)

Talking about Sustainable Societies” seminar/debate series 2013 – Seminar Eight.

Date: Tuesday 10th September, 2013 – 13.00 to 14.00
Location: Seminar Room, Beech Grove House
Speaker:
Dr Jana Javornik, who talked to the title:

This was the eighth in the series of nine debates which will take place over the course of the year, with the intention of offering a positive and supportive forum to share ideas across the disciplinary divide, concerning pressing sustainability challenges being interrogated within the project around work, care and global transitions; security and justice and healthcare.

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