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Sociology academic publishes new book on Gender Studies

Posted by vs156 at Jan 25, 2017 03:40 PM |

Dr Jane Pilcher, School of Media, Communication and Sociology, has brought out a second edition of Key Concepts in Gender Studies.

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Football’s past, present and future tackled via photographs at University event

Football’s past, present and future tackled via photographs at University event

Posted by es328 at Jan 25, 2017 11:31 AM |

Acclaimed author and photographer in free public event at University on Thursday 9 February

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The Game: Football's Future and its Past - in Pictures

The Game: Football's Future and its Past - in Pictures

Posted by tf97 at Jan 16, 2017 02:35 PM |

Artist-in-residence for both the Football Association and Sport England Stuart Roy Clarke, to speak at free public event on Thursday 9th February at University of Leicester

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Research reveals what audiences expect when TV is offensive

Research reveals what audiences expect when TV is offensive

Posted by ap507 at Jan 10, 2017 12:21 PM |

University of Leicester and Birmingham City University experts discuss audience expectations of media regulators

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The Casey Review on Opportunity and Integration: Re-inventing the Wheel

The Casey Review on Opportunity and Integration: Re-inventing the Wheel

Posted by tf97 at Dec 21, 2016 12:30 PM |

Dr Leah Bassel has written an article for Discover Society about Dame Louise Casey's ‘review into opportunity and integration’.

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Expert opinions cover changing culture, tackling inequality, the Casey Review and saffron, the world's most expensive spice

Expert opinions cover changing culture, tackling inequality, the Casey Review and saffron, the world's most expensive spice

Posted by ap507 at Dec 13, 2016 11:55 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 8 - 14 December

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DICE 2nd Annual Lecture

Posted by tf97 at Nov 07, 2016 10:31 AM |

On 19th October 2016 DICE held its 2nd Annual Lecture with over 300 people from a wide variety of audience who are mainly from the outside of the University of Leicester.

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Academics contribute to major project celebrating 80 years of British TV

Academics contribute to major project celebrating 80 years of British TV

Posted by ap507 at Nov 04, 2016 01:30 PM |

Professor Helen Wood and Dr Jilly Boyce Kay contribute expertise to BBC archive about early days of television

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Sporting Equals to launch new Insights series

Sporting Equals to launch new Insights series

Posted by tf97 at Oct 24, 2016 04:43 PM |

Sporting Equals have launched a new initiative entitled the “Sporting Equals Insights Series."

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Leicester research informs new Sporting Equals initiative

Leicester research informs new Sporting Equals initiative

Posted by pt91 at Oct 20, 2016 01:33 PM |

New Insights series aims to help sport providers make sport more inclusive

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Writer and political commentator Yasmin Alibhai-Brown to assess the state of Britain today

Writer and political commentator Yasmin Alibhai-Brown to assess the state of Britain today

Posted by pt91 at Oct 05, 2016 04:30 PM |

Next DICE Annual Lecture on 19 October to focus on equality, diversity & belonging

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Expert opinions cover overdiagnosis and the departure of Sam Allardyce as England football manager

Expert opinions cover overdiagnosis and the departure of Sam Allardyce as England football manager

Posted by ap507 at Oct 04, 2016 01:02 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 29 September - 5 October

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One hundred Leicester academics writing articles for The Conversation

One hundred Leicester academics writing articles for The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Sep 29, 2016 01:29 PM |

Researchers across the University creating engaging content in response to topical news

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Writer and political commentator Yasmin Alibhai-Brown to assess the state of Britain today

Writer and political commentator Yasmin Alibhai-Brown to assess the state of Britain today

Posted by tf97 at Sep 28, 2016 11:25 AM |

Next DICE Annual Lecture at University of Leicester on 19 October to focus on equality, diversity & belonging

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Dr Ipek Demir to give a series of invited talks

Posted by ld190 at Sep 23, 2016 10:25 AM |

Dr Ipek Demir from the School of Media, Communication and Sociology is due to give a series of invited talks over the coming months:

  • October 2016: 'Cosmopolitanism, multiculturalism and diasporas: the case of Kurds in Europe', University of Gotenburgh
  • October 2016: ‘ “I want my country back”: Cosmopolitanism, Multiculturalism and Brexit?’ Ustinov College, Global Citizenship Programme, University of Durham
  • November 2016: Roundtable on ‘The Practice of Public Sociology’ Manchester Digital Library

Equality, Diversity & Belonging in 21st Century Britain

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown to deliver public lecture in the Peter Williams Lecture theatre at University of Leicester

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New study to explore actions of solidarity with asylum seekers and refugees

New study to explore actions of solidarity with asylum seekers and refugees

Posted by ap507 at Sep 16, 2016 11:01 AM |

Leicester leads three year ESRC-funded research project into collective action and the support of vulnerable groups

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The induction time-table for first year (2016/2017) undergraduate students is now available.

Posted by ld190 at Sep 05, 2016 04:45 PM |

Click here to download it.

First-year undergraduates should check their University email account for further information.

Research Associate Opportunity

Posted by tf97 at Sep 05, 2016 02:35 PM |

We are recruiting a Research Associate to join the team of the ESRC-funded project “The frames of Altruistic Action”, led by Dr Pierre Monforte.

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Researchers in the Department of Sociology and at the Université de Nantes won large grant to study the actions of solidarity with asylum seekers and refugees

Posted by tf97 at Sep 05, 2016 02:30 PM |

Sociologists based at the University of Leicester and at the Université de Nantes (France) have been awarded £344,036 by the ESRC for a research project.

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