• Trade Unions in Economic and Social Life: Past, Present and Future

    22 March 2017 2:00 PM -

    30 year after the Caterpillar Occupation The UWS-Oxfam Partnership Policy Forum Presents a FREE EVENT Trade Unions in Economic and Social Life: Past, Present and Future Venue: The University of the West of Scotland, Hamilton Campus, Caird Building, Wednesday 22nd March, 2017, 2pm-3.45pm (easily accessible from H

  • 50 Years of Social Science

    09 February 2017 6:00 PM - 09 February 2017 7:30 PM

    Former students and staff from the Department of Social Studies/Science are invited to join the University on Thursday 9th February 2017 at UWS Paisley Campus, to celebrate 50 years of Social Science Education.

  • UWS-Oxfam Partnership - The Sustainability Challenge

    25 November 2016 2:00 PM - 25 November 2016 3:45 PM

    The UWS-Oxfam partnership is delighted to invite you to this special policy forum event, ‘The Sustainability Challenge’. The event will see Graeme Maxton, Secretary General of the Club of Rome, an organisation which promotes understanding of, and responses to, the global challenges facing humanity, presenting the latest Report to the Club ‘Reinventing Prosperity: Managing economic growth to reduce unemployment, inequality and climate change’.

  • The sociology of ‘Brexit

    02 September 2016 9:00 AM - 02 September 2016 5:00 PM

    Citizenship, belonging and mobility in the context of the British referendum on EU membership A research seminar series funded by The Sociological Review Foundation   The referendum on the United Kingdom’s continued membership of the European Union is a political event of great social significance, yet sociological r

  • Govan Gdansk

    04 June 2016 9:00 AM - 31 July 2016 5:00 PM

    This exhibition links the shipyards of Govan in Glasgow and Gdansk in Poland and their post-industrial decline and resilience in the work of 4 photographers from Poland, Scotland, England and France respectively. Michal Szlaga’s ‘Stocznia/Shipyard – Documents of Loss’ is the outcome of a 15 year project in which Szl

  • ‘Meet the editors’ workshop scheduled at Paisley Campus

    01 July 2016 1:00 PM - 01 July 2016 4:00 PM

    The Public Policy, Governance and Social Justice Research Hub within the School of Media, Culture and Society have organised an afternoon workshop featuring contributions from editors of key journals from across the social sciences. The event, being held at Paisley Campus (D147) on Friday 1st July 2016, is based on similar events hosted by the British Sociological Association and other professional bodies.

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