Events

Events: Date from: 01-01-2017 Date to: 15-09-2017
13
Feb
Relationships and Recognition: Policy Workshop and Book Launch
Who:Relationships and Recognition research project team
Venue:Northcott Parramatta Office, 1 Fennell Street, North Parramatta, Jacaranda Room
When:13 Feb 2017, 9:30am - 12pm

The Relationships and Recognition research project team invites you to attend its Policy Workshop and book launch of ‘Relationships and Recognition – Photos about Working Together’.

14
Feb
Personalisation and the New Landscape of Disability Care and Support
Who:Dr Ed Hall, University of Dundee, UK
Venue:Lecture Theatre 2, Central Lecture Block, UNSW Kensington
When:14 Feb 2017, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

In this seminar, leading Scottish academic Dr Ed Hall will discuss the effects of large-scale personalisation, the risks posed by austerity, and the ways people have developed creative responses that build community belonging for people with learning disability.

27
Mar
Tackling child abuse
Who:Professor David Finkelhor, Director of the Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, USA and Professor Donald Palmer, UC Davis Graduate School of Management
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:27 Mar 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm

Strategies for preventing child abuse - Professor David Finkelhor, University of New Hampshire, USA

Toward an organisation theory analysis of child sexual abuse in institutional contexts - Professor Donald Palmer, University of California, USA

28
Mar
From welfare state to investment state
Who:Professor David Stoesz, Flinders University
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:28 Mar 2017, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Professor David Stoesz discusses the evolution of the welfare state. 

6
Apr
The relationship between SEND and offending in the UK Youth Justice System
Who:Professor Hannah Smithson, Manchester Metropolitan University
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:6 Apr 2017, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Why do we still find undiagnosed SEND (special educational needs and disabilities) issues in children who have been through the whole education system. How can they be missed?

27
Apr
Is a just child protection system possible?
Who:Professor Ilan Katz, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:27 Apr 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm

Professor Ilan Katz, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, will examine whether it is possible, even in principle, to establish a just child protection system. Can a system be fair to parents, children and the public? Can it balance protection and support? How can the disproportionality of Indigenous and minority ethnic children be understood and addressed?

28
Apr
Global Arts and Psychology Seminar (GAPS)
Who:School of the Arts & Media
Venue:John Niland Scientia Building
When:28 Apr 2017, 5pm - 9:30pm
29 Apr 2017, 9am - 1:30pm

GAPS is about the arts and the people who create and appreciate them, from a scientific psychological perspective.