Public Lecture Series 2017/18

The CASS Public Lecture Series is a monthly event on a Wednesday at which we showcase the research of members of CASS and/or invite external speakers to present their latest research.

This year, 2017-18, the following public lectures are confirmed:

September 20th Dr Ciara Cremin ‘'Man-Made Woman’’. An ex-colleague in Social Sciences, Dr Cremin speaks about her latest book of the same name.

November 1st Dr Rick Bowler and Prof Pete Rushton ‘Immigration, Rhetoric, Brexit and Sunderland’ The Launch of the CASS Working Paper Series.

November 29th Dr Nicola Roberts and Prof Catherine Donovan, ‘Agency, Resistance and the Non ‘Ideal Victim’.  Reporting on findings from the Emerald Project.

December 13th Dr Faye Cosgrove and Dr Donna Peacock: Northumbria Local Volunteer Appropriate Adult Scheme: Supporting vulnerable deta’. Reporting on an innovative new way of supporting vulnerable detainees at police stations.

January 31st Dr Rick Bowler and Dr Amina Raik:  ‘Young People as Cultural Critics on the Mono-cultural Landscapes that Fail Them’. Reporting on important research conducted with young Asian People in Sunderland.

February 28th James Pickles, University of Northumbria: 'Including and Involving Young People (under 18's) in Hate Research', 3-5pm,
Prospect building, room 007, Sir Tom Cowie Campus

March 21st Matt Durey, University of Northumbria:'Exploring Postindustrial Urban Identities in the Cultural and Creative Industries', 3-5pm,
Prospect building, room 007, Sir Tom Cowie Campus

April 25th Dr Helen Williams, University of Leeds: 'You Can Spot Them A Mile Off' - Slut-Shaming, Sex Education and Social Class,  3-5pm, Prospect building, Sir Tom Cowie Lecture theatre, Sir Tom Cowie Campus