Much has been said about the migrant crisis. This roundtable will explore some of issues about which less has been said: Is there a right to exclude? How do we distribute responsibilities for refugees?..
Date and Venue: Friday 27th November, 6 – 8pm at SOAS, Vernon Square Campus, Room V221.
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We are delighted to announce that the Vol.2, No.2 of the Review of Social Studies (RoSS) is available to view and download online. This issue will serve as a great source for analysing different aspect of migration, diaspora and gender in different countries; such as voices of migrant women in Sicily; language, maintenance and integration in France; how Sri Lankan Tamil Hindu women find the right spouse in Denmark; intra-household migration decision in India; gender and new reproductive technologies in Slovenia. This issue also includes three book reviews.
The principal purpose of RoSS is to publish lucid and well-documented peer-reviewed articles that discuss significant social, legal and political issues in an international context.
Wide-ranging in scope, the journal welcomes scholarly essays that cut across disciplinary boundaries, and reflect original and critical thinking on the latest developments in the theory and practice of social sciences. These areas include, but are not limited to, the fields of anthropology, sociology, law, politics, history, international relations, culture, gender, migration, diaspora and ethnic studies. RoSS publishes two issues a year (spring and autumn). The journal also contains a book review section analysing some of the most-recent academic publications within the social sciences.
The reviewers consist of well-established academics from all over the world from various social sciences disciplines, ensuring that the submitted papers are of high and publishable quality.
To gain more information of the RoSS journal as well as to view the new issue, please go on the following link: http://www.rossjournal.co.uk
The International Conference on Gender and Education aims to engage researchers, academics and policy makers in discussions and debates concerning the interplay between gender related issues and educational dynamics.
This conference will explore the consequences and reflections of hierarchical structures in organizational settings, societal resistance involving gender issues, the politics of gender inequality...
LCSS has successfully produced the third annual methodology conference with a special focus on Regional Studies and the methodological considerations and implications which may arise in researching such areas.
The flagship methodology conference, running for the third year, has become our annual event in which methodology is discussed through specific areas and scholarly research.
The massive amounts of data captured in our physical world through sensors and electronic devices provide a huge potential to advance these processes. With the availability of new technologies, new formulations are needed on fundamental questions such as how to conduct a census, how to produce labour statistics, or how to incorporate data mined from social media and administrative operations.
LCSS has now published the proceedings e-book of the international conference on Gender & "The Law": Limits, Contestations and Beyond which took place in Izmir on 4-6 June 2014. The e-book brings together selected full-length papers, edited by Sibel Safi and Eda Aycan Aras, from the presentations of the conference, offering different perspectives and studies on gender and law-related issues.
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In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.
We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August
International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education
LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education
The e-book brings together selected full-length papers, edited by Sibel Safi and Eda Aycan Aras, from the presentations of the conference, offering different perspectives and studies on gender and law-related issues.
The Brooking Institution
Writer / Novelist
Financial Economist, London Business School (LBS)
Professor of International Migration and Director of the Centre for Migration Policy Research (CMPR), Swansea University
Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy
Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.