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May 2017

5th International Conference on Marketing 2017

25 May 2017 at 8:00 am - 26 May 2017 at 5:00 pm

The 5th International Conference on Marketing (ICOM-2017) will create a golden platform with a keynote forum, scientific sessions, an executive round table and a social networking dinner explore new areas, advanced technologies, concepts and trends of marketing.

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June 2017

The Return of the Experts? Facts and Expertise in the Digital Age

22 June 2017 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Register at returnoftheexperts.eventbrite.co.uk The 2017 General Election was yet another example that defied the odds and shifted the political landscape, especially on the back of unexpectedly high youth turnout. But, as more and more campaigning is done outside traditional channels, it shows how new thinking is needed to understand what influences elections, from how we use facts and expertise, to the role of fake news, social media and digital literacy. Will Moy, Director of Full Fact, will examine: ‘Fake news’…

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The Academy of Social Sciences Annual Lecture 2017 – ‘What Information Society Do We Want?’

28 June 2017 at 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Academy of Social Sciences, 33 Finsbury Square
London, EC2A 1AG
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The Academy of Social Sciences Annual Lecture 2017 'What Information Society Do We Want?' The Lecture will be given Professor Luciano Floridi FAcSS. Luciano Floridi is Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford and the Alan Turing Institute. For more information and to register, please visit academyannuallecture2017.eventbrite.co.uk

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August 2017

Campaign for Social Science in Scotland

11 August 2017 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Interested in policy and public engagement? Working with other disciplines, parliamentarians or practitioners to answer big questions? Promoting social science to both young and old? Could you give up a couple of hours on a (probably wet) Friday afternoon in August? If the answer to any of the above – especially the last one – is yes, then the Campaign for Social Science in Scotland would like to hear from you. Over the last couple of years, CfSS has built…

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September 2017

SRHE Event – An Introduction to Systematic Review Methodology, 13 Sept

13 September 2017 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

An Introduction to Systematic Review Methodology Date – Wednesday, 13 September 2017: 11.00-16.00 Venue – SRHE, 73 Collier St, London N1 9BE Network – Professional Development Programme This workshop will provide an introduction to systematic reviews. It will use a combination of lectures and practical exercises in order to provide an understanding of systematic review methodology and critical appraisal skills. By the end of the workshop, participants will be introduced to the following processes: - Formulating an appropriate research question…

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Boosting Impact of Social Sciences and Humanities

20 September 2017 at 10:00 am - 21 September 2017 at 6:00 pm

AESIS will be hosting a two day conference on how social sciences and humanities can address societal challenges and optimise societal well-being from September 20-21.

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November 2017

Campaign Annual SAGE Lecture 2017: Louise Richardson FAcSS

21 November 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sixty-One Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET United Kingdom + Google Map
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Annual SAGE Publishing Lecture 2017: Educational Inequality in a Populist Era  to be given by Professor Louise Richardson FAcSS, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford Tuesday 21st November 2017 Sixty-One Whitehall, London, SW1A 2ET  6.00pm - 8.00pm Book here   You are invited to join the Campaign for Social Science at our Annual SAGE Publishing Lecture, which this year will be delivered by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Professor Louise Richardson FacSS. A political scientist by training, with research expertise…

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December 2017

Social Research Association Annual Conference

6 December 2017 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

6 December 2017, British Library, London ‘Social Research in a Sceptical Age’ “The current climate of scepticism towards ‘experts’ has put many research practitioners and users on the defensive. Is it enough simply to assert the value of rigorous methods, or should we be checking, sharpening and improving our tools? If ‘post-truth’ carries real meaning then the pressure is on researchers to find a positive response – such as clearly communicating our findings and why they matter; and demonstrating how…

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Launch of UCL’s Collaborative Social Science Domain (CSSD)

12 December 2017 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Launch Evening 5.30pm to 7.30pm, Tuesday, 12 December 2017 Launch of UCL’s Collaborative Social Science Domain (CSSD) Supporting social scientists across the disciplinary spectrum at UCL  Venue: Lecture Theatre 1,Basement, Cruciform Building, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT Hosted by Professor Alison Fuller, CSSD Chair and Pro Director (Research and Development), Institute of Education, UCL Keynote speech: Brokers and boundary-spanners: the changing role of the social sciences in the UK research landscape by Professor James Wilsdon Presentation: Can the Amazon Echo be used in the…

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February 2018

SRHE Event: Creative methods in higher education research

28 February 2018 at 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Creative methods in higher education research Date – Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 10:30-16:00 Venue – SRHE, 73 Collier Street, London, N1 9BE Network – Professional Development Programme Creative methods in higher education research SRHE Methodology Workshop   Jennifer Leigh (University of Kent) Lou Harvey (University of Leeds) Nicole Brown (University College London) Jessica Bradley (University of Leeds) Educational research continues to rely on traditional research methods from the social sciences, such as interviews, surveys, questionnaires and focus groups despite being fundamentally a multi-disciplinary field. For this seminar/workshop…

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June 2018

Launch of Positive Prospects: Careers for social science graduates and why number and data skills matter

8 June 2018 at 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Academy of Social Sciences, 33 Finsbury Square
London, EC2A 1AG
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Positive Prospects

  33 Finsbury Square, London Friday 8 June 2018 11am – 1pm Followed by a networking lunch Published and supported by SAGE Publishing   The Campaign for Social Science is delighted to invite you to the launch of a new report by the Campaign for Social Science, ‘Positive Prospects: Careers for social science graduates and why number and data skills matter,’ to be held at 33 Finsbury Square in London on 8 June at 11am. Almost four in ten undergraduates are studying…

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November 2018

Call for papers – RSA Winter Conference 2018

15 November 2018 - 16 November 2018

The Regional Studies Association Winter Conference 2018 presents a timely opportunity to discuss and debate important issues, to establish the need and nature of future research imperatives in the field, and to address the concerns and challenges confronting practitioners and policymakers. The focus on ‘horizons’ is an invitation to step outside the narrow confines of existing debate to address issues of profound relevance, significance and importance to the rapidly changing urban and regional world(s) in which we live and work.…

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December 2018

President’s Lunch 2018

18 December 2018 at 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Academy’s prestigious annual President’s Lunch will be set in the President’s own college where he is Master – University College Oxford. This highlight of the Academy’s social calendar will afford excellent networking opportunities in this historic surrounding. The University College, Oxford is the oldest college in Oxford or Cambridge. The speaker this year will be the esteemed British Journalist, former editor-in-chief of the Guardian and Principal of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford Alan Rusbridger. He will explore the topic of…

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January 2019

The PSA ‘What’s Happening…?’ series: Brexit: towards the break-up of the Union?

24 January 2019 at 6:30 pm
The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AH
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Chaired by award-winning journalist Stephen Bush (Political Editor, New Statesman), the second instalment of the Political Studies Association's 'What's Happening?' series will once again bring together academics, journalists, policy-makers and the interested general public to unravel the events that have had the nation talking over the past 12 months. The UK Referendum to Exit the European Union has altered the political landscape of the UK in ways that otherwise would have been unimaginable – putting under question the scope and…

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April 2019

Women in Social Science Conference

3 April 2019 at 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Register for Free! Women in Social Science brings together academics from across the social sciences to consider the challenges women have faced over the past five decades and to celebrate their achievements. Convened by Academy of Social Sciences/Campaign for Social Science and NatCen, speakers include both ‘senior’ women whose careers span much of this period and ‘early career’ academics. Exploring the challenges in their own discipline, each speaker will consider the changes feminism has brought about, key achievements, and what remains to be…

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November 2019

Harnessing the Vital Role of Social Sciences in Addressing Contemporary Challenges

6 November 2019 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

n the UK, funding for research and teaching in the social science appears to be under threat and under-valued like never before. Yet, the global challenges of climate change, food security, sustainability, migration and displacement, poverty and inequality, education, public safety and justice all necessitate engagement with the social sciences. They are, after all, societal issues that demand social responses. This ESRC Festival of Social Science event will bring together in discussion and dialogue: social science teachers, researchers and professionals…

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Social science on: The future of work

7 November 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This event is in collaboration with the Campaign for Social Science is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science. Will robots replace us all? With increasing automation, our digital economy, political uncertainty and the challenges that come from changing demographics, the nature of work is changing. Last year the World Economic Forum released a report on the future of work, ‘finding that the rise of machines, robots and algorithms could create double the jobs they destroy in the next decade’. Yet in March 2019 findings…

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Beyond Borders: Reframing The Migration Debate

7 November 2019 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Part of the ESRC's Festival of Social Science On the 7th November 2019 Palgrave Macmillan will host a free to attend panel discussion as part of the ESRC’s Festival of Social Science on the theme of migration. Dynamic and rapidly evolving across disciplines, particularly in the face of political developments across the globe, it is an theme that too easily attracts myths and bias, and social science holds a crucial role and responsibility to inform the debate. The event will…

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December 2019

President’s Luncheon 2019

16 December 2019 at 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Academy’s prestigious annual President’s Luncheon will be held on Monday 16 December 2019 at the magnificent Drapers’ Hall in the City of London. This year’s event will be particularly special as it marks the end of Professor Sir Ivor Crewe’s term as President of the Academy.  Ivor has been an outstanding President and we all wish him well for the future. He will be succeeded by Professor Roger Goodman, who takes on the combined role of President and Chair on 1…

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February 2020

Campaign for Social Science Annual SAGE Lecture 2019

4 February 2020 at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Campaign for Social Science and SAGE Publishing are delighted to announce this year's lecture by Mark Easton You are invited to join the Campaign for Social Science at our Annual SAGE Publishing Lecture Modern Britain's identity crisis?, which this year will be delivered by Mark Easton, Home Editor at the BBC. English nationalism appears to be on the rise as the glue holding the United Kingdom together weakens amid the tremors of Brexit. But is Britishness doomed? The BBC Home…

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