Happy and Free: Bringing a practice of ease and kindness into the conceptual framing of sociological and social policy analyses

Wednesday 24 April 2019, 4.00PM to 5.00pm

Speaker(s): Alison Koslowski (University of Edinburgh)

Alison Koslowski is Professor of Social Policy and Research Methods at the University of Edinburgh. She has a longstanding research interest in gender equality and parenting and caring practices. She is one of the editors of the annual International Review on Leave Policy and Research and has recently published a co- edited book Parental leave and beyond: recent international developments, current issues and future directions with Policy Press. She is also a co-editor of the journal Families, Relationships and Societies. This talk sees her exploring a line of inquiry which seeks to bring together her experience as a yoga teacher and as a social scientist.

Location: W/222

Admission: FREE

Email: sarah.shrive-morrison@york.ac.uk