2018

Past events

The Martin House Research Centre 1st Biennial Research Conference

Friday 21 September 2018

We are very pleased to announce the first research conference being organised and hosted by the Martin House Research Centre. It is the first in a series of biennial conferences which will be run by the Centre.

Death & Culture II Conference

Thursday 6 September 2018

This biennial conference focuses on the impact of mortality on culture, and the ways in which the very fact of death has shaped human behaviour, evidenced through thought, action, production and expression

Death & Culture II Conference

Thursday 6 September 2018

This biennial conference focuses on the impact of mortality on culture, and the ways in which the very fact of death has shaped human behaviour, evidenced through thought, action, production and expression

Empowered Bodies - PhD Conference 2018

Tuesday 26 June 2018

We are pleased to announce our Postgraduate Conference for students and researchers interested in the role of the body in social sciences and the concept of embodiment as a source of critical reflection in diverse disciplines.

Just Genomes?

Monday 25 June 2018

At the end of the last millennium, the proposal of the Human Genome Diversity Project and the publication of The Bell Curve sparked new worries that studies of human genetic variation would reignite scientific racism

FUR Conference 2018

Monday 25 June 2018

Foundations of Utility and Risk Conference

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Wednesday 20 June 2018

Luigi Pascali

Extending the reach of research: Establishing and sustaining a culture of accessible summaries of language-related research

Wednesday 20 June 2018

Emma and colleagues will focus on a concrete initiative to improve the reach of research on an international, systematic, and sustainable scale (Open Accessible Summaries in Language Studies, OASIS).

CA Skills Training Courses: Word

Tuesday 19 June 2018

This course is one of two – on repair and on word selection – designed to provide further core training in conversation analysis (CA)

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Wednesday 13 June 2018

Toru Kitagawa

10 Year Anniversary Event

Saturday 9 June 2018

2018 marks the tenth anniversary of the York Law School and it would be remiss not to celebrate! To mark the occasion, the department are having a day of celebrations on Saturday 9th June 2018.

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Friday 8 June 2018

Roel Beetsma (Amsterdam)​ CAMF

Education and social justice: Investigating gender-based violence and social mobility

Thursday 7 June 2018

Professor Paul Wakeling and Professor Vanita Sundaram talk about social mobility and sexual harassment in education

CURB Seminar: Public Faith and the Everyday Ethics of Urban Life

Wednesday 6 June 2018

In recent years, a number of conservative Christian groups have become increasingly prominent in arguing that Christianity is being marginalised in British society and arguing for the public articulation of faith

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Wednesday 6 June 2018

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John Stuart Mill and Property-Owning Democracy

Tuesday 5 June 2018

Talk by Dr Helen McCabe

IGDC: New website & Summer Launch

Monday 4 June 2018

Come and participate in an afternoon of activities and a debate about interdisciplinary research for development.

Improving the quality of classroom talk through school-based professional development

Wednesday 30 May 2018

Jan will talk about the findings of a large-scale school-based teacher professional development intervention entitled `Classroom talk, social disadvantage and educational attainment: raising standards, closing the gap’.

Workplace Democracy, Market Competition, and Republican Self-Respect

Tuesday 29 May 2018

Talk by Professor Chris Neuhäuser

CURB Seminar - Only Disconnect: Central Heating and the Strange Afterlife of Social Democracy

Wednesday 23 May 2018

This talk will explore some of the different ways in which the relationship between housing, energy and heat were imagined by governments and urban planners in postwar Britain.

CA Skills Training Courses: Word Selection

Tuesday 22 May 2018

This course is one of two – on word selection and repair – designed to provide further core training in conversation analysis (CA)

CA Skills Training Courses: Repair Selection

Tuesday 22 May 2018

This course is one of two – on word selection and repair – designed to provide further core training in conversation analysis (CA)

Trend Inflation and Monetary Policy Regimes in Japan. PanDA

Monday 21 May 2018

Prof Tatsuyoshi Okimoto (ANU)

Random-assignment experiments in policy evaluation: Lessons from the ground in the US

Friday 18 May 2018

Professor Daniel R. Meyer, from the University of Wisconsin, will give a seminar talk on his research on policies around economic well-being of single-parent families.

Mental Health Awareness and Wellbeing Group seminar - York and Selby IAPT

Thursday 17 May 2018

The team from York and Selby IAPT will be presenting a slideshow with information about what types of therapy they provide and talking about common mental health issues and how prevalent it is.

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Wednesday 16 May 2018

​Emmanuel Moench (Deutsche Bank)​ CAMF

Research seminar by Dr. Andrew Mycock, University of Huddersfield

Monday 30 April 2018

A research seminar from guest speaker Dr Andrew Mycock. Dr Mycock's current research focuses on the development of active citizenship and democratic participation of young people in the UK and he has published widely on issues of youth citizenship and government youth initiatives such as National Citizen Service. He is a Reader in the Department of Politics at the University of Huddersfield.

Understanding family processes important for children's mental health and well-being

Thursday 26 April 2018

This talk will consider children's differential experiences of parent-child and sibling-child relationships, and their importance for children's behavioural adjustment.

Negotiating Digital Rights: Public Attitudes on Online Privacy and Targeting, at Home and at Work

Wednesday 25 April 2018

There is a burgeoning discussion theorising our rights to privacy in an age when we use social media every day, but are increasingly subject to data collection...

CA Skills Training Courses: Repair

Tuesday 17 April 2018

This course is one of two – on repair and on word selection – designed to provide further core training in conversation analysis (CA)

Imagining the History of the Future: Unsettling Scientific Stories (3 Days)

Tuesday 27 March 2018

The future just isn’t what it used to be… not least because people keep changing it. Recent years have seen a significant growth of academic and public interest in the role of the sciences in creating and sustaining both imagined and enacted futures.

Second International Conference on Stepped Wedge Trial Design

Monday 19 March 2018

Interest in research studies employing the incremental implementation and evaluation of an intervention (stepped wedge design) has continued to gather momentum.

Learning from HRDs: Shrinking civic space in Sudan

Friday 16 March 2018

Like in many other countries across Eastern Africa and globally, the civic space is shrinking in Sudan. What does this mean for civil society organisations and human rights defenders?

Non-medical use of prescription drugs

Friday 16 March 2018

This event will focus on the topic of non-medical use of prescription drugs.

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Wednesday 14 March 2018

Alex Teytelboym (Oxford)

Developing classroom talk through school-based professional development

Wednesday 14 March 2018

Jan Hardman will talk about the findings of a large-scale school-based teacher professional development intervention entitled `Classroom talk, social disadvantage and educational attainment: raising standards, closing the gap’.

Child language brokering in schools: Guiding good practice

Monday 12 March 2018

This presentation reports on a study supported by the Nuffield Foundation that collected data from teachers, and young adults who acted as language brokers in school as children, to examine their perspectives and develop evidence-based guidance on this activity.

Accelerating Academia - Several Post-Publication Reflections

Wednesday 7 March 2018

In many diverse ways, academic environment emulates general trends of late modernity observable in other social terrains and arenas - one of the being the seemingly ubiquitous perceived speeding-up of time

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Wednesday 7 March 2018

Paul Mizen (Notttingham) ​CAMF​

Learning from HRDs: Chhauppadi – a menstrual taboo in rural Nepal

Friday 2 March 2018

Woman human rights defender Anima Poudel discusses her work in the remote, rural areas of Nepal, and how traditional practices impact on women's ability to enjoy basic rights.

CURB Seminar - Only Disconnect: Central Heating and the Strange Afterlife of Social Democracy

Wednesday 28 February 2018

This talk will explore some of the different ways in which the relationship between housing, energy and heat were imagined by governments and urban planners in postwar Britain.

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Wednesday 28 February 2018

Daniel Wiesen (Cologne)

Moral Agency at the Front Lines of Public Service

Tuesday 27 February 2018

Talk by Dr Bernardo Zacka

Second-Order Induction and Agreement

Wednesday 21 February 2018

Itzhak Gilboa (HEC Paris)

Youth activism and education

Wednesday 21 February 2018

Ian will make a presentation about youth activism and education. He will provide an overview of a current Leverhulme International Network project as well as discussing a recent empirically-based project about youth councils in Spain.

BREXIT: Article 50 one year on (roundtable)

Wednesday 21 February 2018

Come and join the roundtable discussion

Learning from HRDs: Life as an LBQ activist in Kenya

Friday 16 February 2018

What is it like to work for the rights of lesbian, bi and queer women in the conservative coastal regions of Kenya?

Too Tired to Think: On (Not) Producing Knowledge in the Hyper-Productive University

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Over the past decades we have witnessed significant transformations of the models of organisation and evaluation of academic work in the UK and elsewhere

Sharing the Costs of Fighting Justly

Tuesday 13 February 2018

Talk by Sara Van Goozen

The Elites, The Establishment and The ‘People’ – Analyzing the “Micro-Politics” of Rightwing Populism

Wednesday 7 February 2018

In my lecture, I explore the ‘new face of politics’ of right-wing populist parties and discuss adequate qualitative and quantitative methodologies...

Education, meritocracy and inequality in China

Wednesday 7 February 2018

Dr Ye Liu presents her current research on social and civic attitudes of university students in China. Dr Liu is a Lecturer in International Development. She was awarded the 2014 Junior Sociologist Prize by the Research Committee on Women in Society of the International Sociology Association and the 2014 Newer Researcher Award by the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE). Her first monograph entitled: “Higher Education, Meritocracy and Inequality in China” is published by Springer in September 2016.

Learning from HRDs: Ten things about the war in Ukraine you probably didn’t know

Friday 2 February 2018

Roman from the NGO "Truth Hounds" discusses his experiences of working in a war zone in Ukraine.

Postgraduate virtual open day

Thursday 1 February 2018

Our virtual open day is an ideal way to find out more about postgraduate study within Health Sciences.

Confronting the Plunder of the Commons

Wednesday 31 January 2018

An aspect of the ongoing Global Transformation has been the systematic plunder of the commons, facilitated by globalisation and the neo-liberal economic paradigm guiding governments and international agencies

Brazilian foreign policy in the context of its recent rise

Wednesday 31 January 2018

Talk by Dr Mahrukh Contractor

CAHR Alumni Day

Saturday 27 January 2018

As a part of its 10th anniversary, CAHR is organising its first alumni event - a day of human rights talks and networking.

Arts, Activism and Research Workshop

Thursday 25 January 2018

From 25th to 26th January CAHR will be hosting a workshop under the auspices of the Human Rights Defender Hub on the arts and human rights research.

CAHR 10th Anniversary

Wednesday 24 January 2018

The Centre for Applied Human Rights' 10th anniversary celebrations start on the 24th of January with a public event hosted by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of York.

Taking Away the Punch Bowl: Monetary Policy and Financial Instability

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Kevin Sheedy (LSE) ​CAMF​

Language and literacy skills of home and international university students: How different are they, and does it matter?

Wednesday 24 January 2018

In this talk Danijela reports the results of a study which explored whether there are meaningful differences between language and literacy skills of home and international university students

Learning from HRDs: Victims' Voices from Egypt

Friday 19 January 2018

Egyptian human rights defender Nea'ma Allah Hisham kicks off the spring term Learning from Human Rights Defenders lecture series with a talk on monitoring and documenting human rights violations in Egypt.