‘The Syria Crises in the UK: How does it impact on the people of Birmingham?’
This event is entitled: ‘The Syria Crises in the UK: How does it impact on the people of Birmingham?’ This will form part of the main theme and topic which is ‘Tackling Extremism and Bringing Communities Together.'
The topic area is unique and important as it revolves around how social scientists can engage in a more meaningful way with the general public when it comes to academic research around the crisis in Syria.
This includes, the rehabilitation of people who have come back from Syria to the UK and also exploring what can be done to help prevent people going in the first instance through evidence-based social science research.
Please contact the organiser for details on how to register.
About the Festival of Social Science
This year's ESRC Festival of Social Science takes place from 7-14 November. There are over 200 events across the UK to choose from.
The Festival of Social Science offers a fascinating insight into some of the country's leading social science research and how it influences our social, economic and political lives - both now and in the future. This celebration of the social sciences takes place across the UK - via public debates, conferences, workshops, interactive seminars, film screenings, virtual exhibitions and much more. 2015 is the thirteenth year that ESRC has held the Festival of Social Science and each year the Festival grows from strength to strength. This year is particularly special as it celebrate its 50th anniversary.
Social science research makes a difference. Discover how it shapes public policy and contributes to making the economy more competitive, as well as giving people a better understanding of 21st century society. From big ideas to the most detailed observations, social science affects us all everyday - at work, in school, when raising children, within our communities, and even at the national level.
Everyone - from schoolchildren to politicians - can take part in and hear about social science research in the Festival's many engaging events.