Postgraduate Research Conference 2016
- Date: Monday 21 March 2016, 10:00 – 16:30
- Location: Beech Grove House
- Cost: Free
A student-led event with the principal aim of encouraging the widest participation from postgraduate researchers.
This is a great opportunity to give a paper or poster in a friendly, supportive environment and receive feedback to inform the development of your work in the future. It is also a good opportunity to meet with other research postgraduates across the faculty.
10:00-10:45 Registration and Coffee
10:45-11:00 Welcome – Professor Jeremy Higham, Dean of Faculty
11:00-12:30 Session 1 – Identities
Bolaji Balogun - Islamophobia, Catholicism and Whiteness in Poland.
Alena Ryazanova - Russian Study Abroad sojourners’ voice trajectories through the lens of ideologies.
Steven Graby - Personal assistance for disabled people: challenging inequalities in social relationships or creating new ones?
Chair: Yuri van Hoef
13:30-14:30 Session 2 – Policies
Loreto Aliaga-Salas - Challenging inequality through an innovative pre-service English teaching programme: A case study in teacher education in Chile.
Mostafa Attia - Egyptian disability movement in a post-revolution era.
Chair: Neda Nobari Nazari
14:30-14:45 Coffee Break
14:45-15:15 Networking session
15:15-16:15 Session 3 - Education
Samyia Ambreen - Exploring the nature of attainment based inequalities among pupils in state primary schools in England.
LaTonia Siler-Holloman & Tiffany Holloman - Historically Black College and University Scholars and Agitators: W. E. B. Du Bois and Pauli Murray.
Chair: Melike Bulut
16:15-16:30 Prizes and closing remarks from Dr Hugh Dyer, Faculty Director of Graduate Studies
Thanks to this year's conference organising team:
Handan Lu (Education)
Hong Gao (Politics and International Studies)
Ashley Bullard (Sociology and Social Policy)
Mostafa Attia (Sociology and Social Policy)
James Beresford (Sociology and Social Policy)