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Challenges of Difference: podcast with Jacqui Gabb & Reenee Singh

3 June 2014

Jacqui Gabb (co-Director of the CCIG programme: Families, Relationships and Communities) and Reenee Singh (Consultant) discuss the Journal of Family Therapy article: Reflections on the challenges of understanding racial, cultural and sexual differences in couple relationship research.

Indebted Citizenship, an interview series conducted by Andrea Mura

3 March 2014

This interview series - Indebted Citizenship, aims to help framing the context of crisis and austerity.

These two interviews, respectively with David Harvey and Rosi Braidotti were recorded as part of the editorial project led by Andrea Mura with openDemocracy: Teatro Valle – Searching for a European Commons

Video of Brid Featherstone's lecture on Fathering and Austerity now available!

7 January 2014

This lecture was given by Prof Brigid Featherstone on the 6th of November, 2013. Brigid interrogated policy developments on fathering in the current climate of austerity. She discussed the implications for social justice with a particular focus on gender and generation.

Children's Family Troubles? Event videos

18 November 2013

This symposium was co-organised the 21st of June, 2013, by the London South Bank University and the Open University and convened by Dr Jane McCarthy (The Open University), Prof Val Gillies (London South Bank University) and Dr Carol-Ann Hooper (University of York).

It considered children’s family lives and ‘troubles’ through diverse lenses, across varied disciplines, cultural contexts, and practice settings, addressing such themes as:

Why are we so bad at defending the Welfare State? Video of the event now available

6 November 2013

On October 8 (2013) the CCIG Postgraduate Research Group invited Prof Peter Taylor-Gooby (Professor of Social Policy, University of Kent) to adress the following: Why are we so bad at defending the Welfare State? John Clarke acted as discussant.

 This is the video of the event.

Citizenship and Security: an introduction

6 September 2013

Jef Huysmans, CCIG Director and Professor of Security Studies at the OU presents Citizenship and Security:The Constitution of Political Being, a book he co-edited with Xavier Guillaume (Routledge, 2013). 

'Fathers and Fatherhood': videos now available

19 July 2013

CCIG Psychosocial and Families, Relationships and Communities Research Programmes organised the CCIG forum 31 dedicated to 'Fathers and fatherhood: policy, representation and experience', the 18th of June, 2013.

This Forum engaged with these different levels of policy, representation and experience by bringing together psychosocial, historical and sociological insights to questions of fathers, fatherhood and fathering.  Its theoretical focus was wide ranging with speakers addressing such issues as:

Contemporary politics and policies of governing the social in the age of ‘austerity’: Wendy Larner and Sarah Neal discuss John Clarke

10 July 2013

CCIG launched on the 21st of May a lecture Series: ‘Being on the line: citizenship, identities and governance in times of crises’.

In this series, leading CCIG researchers examine social sciences’ potentials and limits, rework old concepts and develop new ideas and methods to draw out possibilities for critique, social justice and positive social change in times of crises.

Contemporary politics and policies of governing the social in the age of ‘austerity’: opening lecture by John Clarke

10 July 2013

CCIG launched on the 21st of May a lecture Series: ‘Being on the line: citizenship, identities and governance in times of crises’.

In this series, leading CCIG researchers examine social sciences’ potentials and limits, rework old concepts and develop new ideas and methods to draw out possibilities for critique, social justice and positive social change in times of crises.

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