Postgraduate Research Conference 2016

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

12:30-13:30 Lunch

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)

Download the Conference Programme