Biological Sciences News and Events
This week Leicester Sociology is hosting a Visiting Fellow from Istanbul, Deniz Genc, who is here as part of the Erasmus Staff Exchange programme from Bahcesehir University. Her area of study is the nature of borders and bordering and irregular migration, especially concerning Turkey and the European Union.
Leicester Sociologist Ipek Demir will lead a session on ‘Diasporas, Multiculturalism and European Identity’ at the European Science Foundation funded workshop on ‘The Crisis of European Cosmopolitanism in the Age of Austerity: Multiculturalism and Colonial Legacies’. The dates of the workshop are 9 to 11 December 2013. [Click on this link for more information]
Leicester Sociologist Ipek Demir will run a workshop on ‘Doing Interdisciplinary Research: A Type of Creolisation?’ at the Social Science Research Council International Summer School on ‘Postcolonial Identities and Decolonial Struggles: Creolisation and Coloured Cosmopolitanism’. The event is open to doctoral students based at universities within the US and first-year doctoral students based at universities within the United Kingdom. The dates of the summer school are 28 May to 2 June 2013.
An opportunity has arisen for students to develop their personal brand and explore their potential of social media in improving career prospects through the Online Networking and Employability Award (ONE).
Free public lecture from Penny Young, Chief Executive of NatCen Social Research, will explain how the group’s British Social Attitudes survey helps chart sensitive issues among the British public