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Ruth Evans Jul 11
Great to see your community volunteer work & activism with refugees recognised, Alice
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Emily F Henderson Jul 10
Ever feel like you're the 'gender person' in your department? You're not alone! Finally got this article 'On being the "Gender Person" in an academic department' out in , I hope it will be useful for people! Free copies while available:
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The BMJ Jul 4
The key to preventing mental health lies not in biomedical explanations of distress but in dealing with the inequalities of daily life, says a report. “Inequality is a key obstacle to mental health globally.”
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DuncanLewisPublicLaw Jul 5
A beautiful end to the week! Elated and relieved that these Syrian have arrived in the UK after a lifetime of concealing a core part of their identity. It should never have taken this long! Our acting.
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Bethan Evans 11 May 18
Wouldn't it be great if rather than another measure of performance (grants, PhDs, conferences etc) REF env metrics related to the research env the institution provides: funding for conferences, research leave, staff-student ratio as proxy for research time, Mental Health support
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Alice Mpofu-Coles Jul 4
Zimbabwe Reading Community hosting their summer event on Saturday after it's launch last year in October. Please attend - Reading communities together - culture
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Right to Remain Jul 4
“You could feel the atmosphere”: encouraging signs that the public is turning against the Hostile Environment, including immigration raids
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Ludovica Serratrice Jul 3
Wonderful! Exciting times
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Sarah Burton Jul 3
Just published: me and on the importance of kindness and generosity in academia:
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Reading Refugee Support Group Jun 20
We'll be on around 5.20pm today talking about tonight's event 📻 Wish us luck 🤞 Tickets are still online or you can pay on the door! 🎟️ On Her Shoulders + Q&A with Refugees | Palmer Building, Doors 7.00pm
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May Bulman Jun 13
Majority of immigration appeals against the Home Office are now successful, figures show This is a damning indictment of the quality of HO decision making, esp when you consider that many people do not have the means to challenge the decisions in court
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Ruth Evans Jun 13
Great to see our paper on livelihood diversification, land, & food security in Ghana published
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Alice Mpofu-Coles Jun 12
Arrived in Reading from Naples fieldwork at 3am, The 8th European Conference on African Studies(ECAS) Edinburgh Scotland at 9am😣😓 I presented my research on young Zimbabwean diaspora & transnational activities in the UK
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Reading Refugee Support Group Jun 12
🍿 ON HER SHOULDERS 🍿 We're celebrating by showing the award-winning 'On Her Shoulders' followed by Q&As with Refugees in Reading, Wokingham & Newbury 🎥 Please join us + support in 💚 Event Info below:
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Robtel Neajai Pailey Jun 10
Dedicated academics + activists + artists started ‘decolonising’ long before it became a fad; most scholars must listen & learn. This is the crux of my latest commentary, based on an April keynote I gave at Northwestern's :
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Ruth Evans Jun 12
Looking forward to the panel on solitude in Africa . We're presenting on loss and solitude after a family death in urban Senegal
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Jørgen Carling Feb 28
The meaning of '' remains contested - not least because of battles for influence within the UN system. I follow up from my work on the with an explainer video:
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Ruth Evans Feb 1
This link works:
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Ruth Evans Feb 1
Sorry, this link works: Nice to read about Dar es Salaam on a snowy January day!
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Ruth Evans Feb 1
Is it time to include men in research on informality? Participation Lab's latest Think-Piece by Nathan Salvidge, currently doing fieldwork in Tanzania
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