TYMS Events

Upcoming events

Wed
17
Apr

Assessing the risks from air pollution to food security in South Asia: Can mixed methods and innovative data analysis help to contextualize problems and sustain livelihoods

Air pollution is likely to cause reductions in supply of staple crops in South Asia. Most studies have assessed yield losses and translated these into economic losses using world market price.

Wed
8
May

The 'Haves' and the 'Have Yachts': Socio-spatial struggles in London between the 'Merely Wealthy' and the 'Super-Rich'

This talk is about how the actions of the transnational über-wealthy - the ‘have yachts’ - impinged upon the life-worlds of the ‘merely wealthy’ - ‘the haves’.

Wed
15
May

The Class Ceiling: Why it Pays to be Privileged

The hidden barriers, or ‘glass ceilings’, preventing women and minority ethnic groups from getting to the top are well documented. Yet questions of social class - and specifically class origin – have been curiously absent from these debates.

Wed
22
May

Assuring Autonomy International Programme: Technical, Ethical, Regulatory, and Social Dimensions

The talk will give an overview of the Assuring Autonomy International Programme, a 5-year, £10M programme supported by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation and the University.

Mon
8
Jul

SCOS Conference 2019

The Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism explores the ghostly side of organisational life.

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