Karen Wells – The place of children and childhood in social reproduction

Event Date: 18 March 2011 Birkbeck College Upper Meeting Room 36 Gordon Square London WC1 E The place of children and childhood in social reproduction   The concept ‘social reproduction’ refers to the structural inequalities that mark the distribution of the material resources necessary to reproduce and sustain human life. This half day seminar seeks to renew the concept of …

Sam Punch – Young Migrant Livelihoods and Youth Transitions in Bolivia

Event Date: 18 March 2011 Birkbeck College Upper Meeting Room 36 Gordon Square London WC1 E Young Migrant Livelihoods and Youth Transitions in Bolivia   The concept ‘social reproduction’ refers to the structural inequalities that mark the distribution of the material resources necessary to reproduce and sustain human life. This half day seminar seeks to renew the concept of social …

Penny Vera-Sanso – Social reproduction: an expanding reliance on older people?

Event Date: 18 March 2011 Birkbeck College Upper Meeting Room 36 Gordon Square London WC1 E Social reproduction: an expanding reliance on older people?   The concept ‘social reproduction’ refers to the structural inequalities that mark the distribution of the material resources necessary to reproduce and sustain human life. This half day seminar seeks to renew the concept of social …

Tanja Bastia – Social reproduction across space: reconciling mobility and care

Event Date: 18 March 2011 Birkbeck College Upper Meeting Room 36 Gordon Square London WC1 E Social reproduction across space: reconciling mobility and care   The concept ‘social reproduction’ refers to the structural inequalities that mark the distribution of the material resources necessary to reproduce and sustain human life. This half day seminar seeks to renew the concept of social …

Nicola Yeates – Global care chains (GCCs): a state-of-the-art review and future directions

Event Date: 18 March 2011 Birkbeck College Upper Meeting Room 36 Gordon Square London WC1 E Global care chains (GCCs): a state-of-the-art review and future directions   The concept ‘social reproduction’ refers to the structural inequalities that mark the distribution of the material resources necessary to reproduce and sustain human life. This half day seminar seeks to renew the concept …

The political economy of social reproduction across the lifecourse: global perspectives

Event Date: 18 March 2011 Birkbeck College Upper Meeting Room 36 Gordon Square London WC1 E The political economy of social reproduction across the lifecourse: global perspectives   The concept ‘social reproduction’ refers to the structural inequalities that mark the distribution of the material resources necessary to reproduce and sustain human life. This half day seminar seeks to renew the …

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The Philosophy of Literature – (T)exteriors

Event date: 16 March 2011 17:00 – 19:00 Win1-04, Windsor Building Royal Holloway University The Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC) at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Philosophy of Literature   Organiser: Professor John O’Brien During the 1990s and the first decade of the 21st century, the characteristics of the philosophical approach to literature have undergone some important …

Part Time Students are Special: Recent Research Findings

Event Date: 14 March 2011 18:30 – 20:00 Room B04, Birkbeck College LONDON WC1E The Importance of Being Human A series of lectures from the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy SSHP Spring Public Lecture series   Professor Claire Callender and Anne Jamieson, Department of Social Policy and Education Claire Callender and Anne Jamieson present their latest research findings …