Wednesday 4 March 2015
Venue: Hendon Town Hall, Committee Room 3, The Burroughs, London NW4 4AX



2.00 – 2.30 – Registration and coffee

2.30 – 2.45 – Welcome
Prof Waqar Ahmad (Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic) and Prof Joshua Castellino (Dean of School of Law)

2.45-3.00 – The origins and development of the SPRC: Prof Susanne MacGregor and Prof Rosemary Sales

3.00-3.30 – SPRC research on migration and inequalities:  Introduced by Prof Eleonore Kofman

3.30 – 4.00 – SPRC supporting and engaging with diverse communities:  Introduced by Dr Alessio D’Angelo

  • Ethnic Minority and Women’s Organisations: opportunities and challenges – Dr Elena Vacchelli
  • Assessing needs, evaluating services (Hounslow Project) – Dr Lisa Clarke
  • Using official statistics to map communities and change – Neil Kaye

4.00 – 4.15 – Launch of recent books

  • Louise Ryan, Umut Erel and Alessio D’Angelo  (2015)
    Migrant Capital: Networks, Identities, Strategies, Palgrave
  • Eleonore Kofman and Parvati Raghuram (2015)
    Gendered Migrations and Global Social Reproduction. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Brad K. Blitz (2014)
    Migration And Freedom: Mobility, Citizenship and Exclusion. Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.
  • Dominic Pasura (2014)
    African Transnational Diasporas: Fractured Communities and Plural Identities of Zimbabweans in Britain. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

4.15-4.30 – SPRC into the future:   Prof Eleonore Kofman and Prof Louise Ryan

4.30 – 5.00 – Tea break

5.00 6.30 – Prof Louise Ryan’s professorial lecture
Getting worked up about Networks: how to make friends and influence people’

Followed by drinks and buffet

If you are interested in the research currently being undertaken at the SPRC, please click  on the link to our Current Research Projects. You can also visit our Past projects, following this link.

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