Research Centre for Social Sciences

Counting the human cost of the refugee crisis

Ebola: treating the symptoms but neglecting the cause

UK poverty study shows adults skimping on food

The hub for interdisciplinary research and postgraduate life in the Social Sciences at York.



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We support and organise a varied programme of events and share news about our work involving all the social sciences. 


Ideas Salon II: Ways of Telling + The Sea is the Limit

Monday 2 July 2018

A response to MigNet's half-day conference at York Gallery on Tuesday 26 June 2018.

Welcome Refugees

Tuesday 13 February 2018

‘Refugees Welcome’ and ‘The Politics of Hospitality & the Refuge City' were hosted by the University of York Migration Network

MigNet Ideas Salon

Thursday 25 January 2018

The ideas salon provided an opportunity to generate ideas for York MIgNet's future.

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