Warwick Festival of Social Sciences
6-16 May 2015
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Wednesday 22 April 2015
Thursday 30 April 2015
18.00-19.15
Millenium Development Goals: The Debate
Woods-Scawen, Arts Centre
Joanna Hart, Department of Economics
17.30-19.00
Youth Turnout and Engagement Event
Helen Martin Studio, Arts Centre
Joanna Hart, Department of Economics
Wednesday 6 May 2015
10.00-11.30
S0.28, FSS
Roundtable: ‘Play Matters: 50 years of Early Years Education’
Juliet Raynsford and Madeleine Findon, Centre for Education Studies
11.00-12.00
A0.23, FSS
Book launch: ‘Politics at Warwick 1965-1979’
Professor Wyn Grant, Department of Politics and International Studies
Guest speaker: Professor Ivor Gaber, University of Sussex
12.30-14.00
‘Social Science after the Election’
R1.13, Ramphal The Campaign for Social Science visits Warwick to present the new report
Presentation of ‘The Business of People’ and to discuss opportunities and threats
for social science over the next decade.
Registration essential.
Panellists:
David Walker, Head of Policy for the Academy and Campaign for Social Science
Stephen Anderson, Director, Campaign for Social Science
Dr Jacqui Briggs, Academy of Social Sciences
Professor Andrew Ross, Academy of Social Sciences
Professor Christopher Hughes, Chair, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of
Warwick
Dr Emma Uprichard, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies & Warwick QStep Centre, University of Warwick
13.00
S2.12, FSS
Law Seminar Series: ‘Security Interests Reform and Property Theory’
Dr Magda Raczynska, University of Bristol
14.00-16.00
Roundtable: ‘Past, Present and Future of Adult Education and Lifelong Learning
R1.03, Ramphal at Warwick and in the UK’
Dr Barbara Merrill, Centre for Lifelong Learning
Participants include:
Professor Michael Shattock, Department of Lifelong Learning and Comparative
Education, UCL Institute of Education
Dr Russell Moseley, Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Warwick
Professor John Field, University of Stirling
Professor Christina Hughes, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Teaching and Learning),
University of Warwick
14.15-15.00
Keynote speech: ‘Adventures in interdisciplinarity: putting the social into science’
R0.21 Ramphal Speaker: Professor James Wilsdon, Chair, Campaign for Social Science
14.30-16.00
Why Studying Economics Has Never Been So Exciting
MS0.5
Joanna Hart, Department of Economics
Zeeman Building
15.30-16.30
Centre for Applied Linguistics Band ‘Emergent House Orkestra’
Dr Malcolm MacDonald, Centre for Applied Linguistics
All day
FSS
Winners’ gallery: ‘What does Politics mean to you?’ photo competition
Charlotte Lewis, Department of Politics and International Studies
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Thursday 7 May 2015
10:00-12:00
S0.11, FSS
Presentation: ‘European Research Council and Opportunities for Social
Science Researchers’
Speaker: Dr Sebastian Winkler, European Research Council
10.00-12.00
Wood-Scawen
Arts Centre
GotPolitics? lecture for Primary schools
Dr Dave Webber, Department of Politics and International Studies
13.00-15.00
H0.51
Humanities
GotPolitics? lecture for Secondary schools
Dr Helen McCabe, Department of Politics and International Studies
14:00-16:00
S0.11, FSS
‘Countering Youth Violent Extremism’
Professor Stuart Croft, Provost, in conversation with Tariq Khan, Founder,
Common Ground Foundation
Friday 8 May 2015
10.00-11.30
S0.10, FSS
Roundtable: ‘Exploring local archive materials with schools’
Juliet Raynsford, Centre for Education Studies
CREW event: ‘Looking Back, Looking Forward: What’s happened to employment
and work?’
R0.3/4, Ramphal Dr Carol Wolkowitz, Department of Sociology and Professor Kim Hoque, Warwick
Business School
Please email [email protected] to register for this event.
11.00-15.30
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Saturday 9 May 2015
NB: All events will take place at Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry.
10.00
Doors open!
11.00
Coventry Comfort Carers
12.00
Main Market Hall
Opening keynote speech
Ken Sloan, Chair, Coventry Partnership & Registrar, University of
Warwick
13.00-14.30
Main Market Hall
Politics and Power in the People’s Game
Dr David Webber, Department of Politics and International Studies
14.00
Urban Coffee Company
The (Dis)United Kingdom?
Dr Anil Awesti, Warwick School of Law
14.30-15.00
Main Market Hall
Film screening: ‘The Road to Wembley’
15.00
Main Market Hall
MYPLACE and Youth Politics
Professor Shirin Rai, Department of Politics and International Studies
Martin Price, Department of Sociology
Shahnaz Akhter, Department of Politics and International Studies
16.00
Urban Coffee Company
Hillfields Question Time
Professor Mick Carpenter, Department of Sociology (Chair)
16.00
Main Market Hall
Spoken word workshop and performances
Shoot from the Lip
Local charities and organisations present in the Market Hall all day include:
Centre for Lifelong Learning (University of Warwick)
Coventry Comfort Carers
Coventry Grapevine
Coventry Haven
Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (CRASAC)
Coventry University’s Neighbourhood University Team
Kairos
Motorvate
Positive Images
St Basils
The Thrive Centre (Elemental Wellbeing)
The Time Union and Food Union
Warwick Volunteers (University of Warwick)
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Monday 11 May 2015
10.00-11.30
S0.20, FSS
‘Education Since 1944: Policies, Problems and Personalities’
A review of the ‘What, Why, When, Who and How’ of education policy over the
last 70 years.
Ian Abbott and Dr Philip Whitehead, Centre for Education Studies
14.00-15.00
S0.20, FSS
Law Court Re-enactment
Unlocking Warwick Group and Dr Jane Bryan, School of Law
16.00-18.00
S0.20, FSS
‘Data Big and Small: Past, Present and Future’
Co-hosted by the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Warwick Q-Step
Centre
Chaired by Dr Emma Uprichard, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies
Followed by drinks reception until 19.00.
Please register to attend.
Tuesday 12 May 2015
10.30
Cinema
Arts Centre
Film screening: ‘Freakonomics’
Introduction from Elizabeth Jones, Department of Economics.
11.00-13.00
Centre for Study of Women and Gender: Archive in the making
R1.13, Ramphal Dr Cath Lambert, Department of Sociology
13.00
S2.12, FSS
Law Seminar Series: ‘The Decline of the Virginia (and American) Death
Penalty’
Speaker: Professor Brandon L. Garrett, University of Virginia Law School
14:00-15.00
S0.19, FSS
Hornby Scholars event
Tilly Harrison, Centre for Applied Linguistics
14.00-15.30
S0.20, FSS
Post-General Election Roundtable
Department of Politics and International Studies
Panellists: Professor Chris Hughes (Chair)
Professor Richard Aldrich
Professor Wyn Grant
Professor Shirin Rai
Professor Michael Smith
Professor Mat Watson
16.00-18.00
‘Performances of Value’
R1.13, Ramphal Speaker: Professor David Stark, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies,
University of Warwick
19.15
Arts Centre
Performance: Coney’s Early Days (of a Better Nation)
Booking essential.
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Wednesday 13 May 2015
10.15-13.00
Arts Centre
Performance: Coney’s Early Days (of a Better Nation) (School Performance)
Preshow talk by Professor Shirin Rai, PAIS (10.15-11.00)
Booking essential.
12.00-14.00
A1.11, FSS
‘Education in Crisis Situations and Global Governance’
Global Governance GRP & CAL Language Learning, Teaching and
Assessment Research Group
Chaired by Dr Malcolm MacDonald, Centre for Applied Linguistics
13.00
S2.12, FSS
Law Seminar Series: ‘Mobile Money and Airtime: Emerging forms of Money’
Speaker: Sundu Madise, Warwick School of Law
16.00
Conference: ‘New Directions in International Political Economy’
R0.21, Ramphal Opening Roundtable
Dr Andre Broome, Department of Politics and International Studies
17.00-19.00
‘Classificatory Struggles: Class, Culture and Inequality in Neoliberal Times’
MS.02
Social Theory Centre annual lecture by Dr Imogen Tyler, Lancaster University
Zeeman Building Professor Nick Gane, Department of Sociology
19.15
Arts Centre
Performance: Coney’s Early Days (of a Better Nation)
Booking essential.
Thursday 14 May 2015
10.15-13.00
Arts Centre
Performance: Coney’s Early Days (of a Better Nation) (School Performance)
Preshow talk by Dr Renske Doorenspleet/Professor Mike Saward, PAIS (10.1511.00)
Booking essential.
12.00-13.30
Food charity: Undermining Human Rights?
R1.13, Ramphal Professor Elizabeth Dowler, Sociology, and Dr James Harrison, School of Law
13.00
Cinema
Arts Centre
Film screening: 14 Days in May (BBC documentary on the death penalty)
Pre/post show talk: Dr Philip Kaisary & students, School of Law.
19.15
Arts Centre
Performance: Coney’s Early Days (of a Better Nation)
Booking essential.
All day
Conference: ‘New Directions in International Political Economy’
Panel Sessions
Dr Andre Broome, Department of Politics and International Studies
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Friday 15 May 2015
10.15-13.00
Arts Centre
Performance: Coney’s Early Days (of a Better Nation) (School Performance)
Preshow talk by Dr Renske Doorenspleet/Professor Mike Saward, PAIS (10.1511.00)
Booking essential.
14.00-15.00
Keynote speech
R0.21, Ramphal Adrian Alsop, Director of Research, Partnerships and International, Economics &
Social Research Council (ESRC)
All day
Conference: ‘New Directions in International Political Economy’
Panel Sessions
Dr Andre Broome, Department of Politics and International Studies
Saturday 16 May 2015
‘Diasporas and contested sovereignty’
Dr Maria Koinova, Department of Politics and International Studies
13.00
Film screening: ‘Grandma's Tattoos’
A documentary film by Swedish director of Armenian descent, Suzanne
Khardalian. The film is screened in association with the ERC Starting Grant
Project Diasporas and Contested Sovereignty.
Additional Festival events:
Friday 22 May 2015
10.00-16.30
What’s next after your PhD?
Radcliffe House Warwick ESRC Doctoral Training Centre & The Midlands Graduate School
Booking is essential.
Faculty of Social Sciences
The University of Warwick
[email protected]
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