Department of Social Work and Social Care

Seminars and speakers: current term

ESW Open Research Seminars

The School of Education and Social Work hosts seminars throughout the academic year in term time which are open for anyone to attend. Advance booking is not necessary and entrance is free. Refreshments are always served.

It is possible to participate in all our seminars remotely. See login details at the bottom of the promo posters. All seminars (with the speakers' permission) are also recorded and can be watched retrospectively. Click on links to recordings below to view past seminars, and see our Seminars Archive to view recordings of seminars from previous years.


Date: Tuesday 10 October, 2017
Time: 1-2pm
Venue: Ground floor meeting room, Essex House
Host: Centre for Innovation and Research in Childhood and Youth / Connectors Study
Speaker: Dr Martin Bittner, Researcher, Europa-Universität Flensburg
Title: On Translation: Knowledge Between Intuition and Institution

Date: Monday 16 October, 2017
Time: 5-6.30pm
Venue: Room G22, Jubilee
Host: Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research
Speaker: Dr Sarah Jane Aiston, Senior Lecturer, Department of Education and Social Justice, University of Birmingham
Title: The Silence/ing of Academic Women

Date: Thursday 19 October, 2017
Time: 5-7pm
Venue: Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts
Host: Centre for International Education
Speakers: Professor Saul Becker, Dr Jordan Naidoo (UNESCO) and authors Professor Mairead Dunne, Dr Naureen Durrani, Dr Barbara Crossouard & Dr Kathleen Fincham
Title: Troubling Muslim Youth Identities: Nation, Religion, Gender

Date: Monday 6 November, 2017
Time: 4.30-6pm
Venue: Room 203, Fulton
Hosts: Centre for International Education / Centre for Teaching and Learning Research
Speaker: Dr Mariam Attia, Lecturer in Education, University of Sussex
Title: Teacher Education in a Context of Occupation and Siege: The Case of Gaza

Date: Tuesday 21 November, 2017
Venue: Room 107, Fulton
Host: Centre for Teaching and Learning Research
Speakers: Dr Ally Daubney & Duncan Mackrill, Department of Education, University of Sussex
Title: Is Music in the Curriculum Facing Extinction? Mapping music education provision in English secondary schools (2012-16/17)