Publication – Territorial Cohesion in Rural Europe

This book, by CRFR associate director Philomena de Lima, reflects on how the economies, social characteristics, ways of life and global relationships of rural areas of Europe have changed in recent years. This reveals a need to refresh the concepts we use to understand, measure …read more

Gender Based Violence Research Network Seminar – Sexual Abuse as a Moral Panic?

Recent media coverage of high profile sexual abuse cases prompted some commentators to question if we are witnessing a ‘moral panic’ in relation to sexual abuse. Join us for presentations and debate about the implications of framing sexual abuse in these terms for survivors, practitioners …read more

BSA Annual Conference 2015 – call for papers

Call for papers is open until 17th October 2014 for the families and relationships stream of the BSA Annual Conference 2015. Abstracts are welcome on any aspect of families and/or relationships, but for further details please go to the conference flyer.

New research project – making school complaints work for you

Christina McMellon and Kay Tisdall will be undertaking research for the Office of the Children’s Commissioner, exploring children’s and parent/carers’ experiences of using or wanting to use school complaints procedures in England. Young people from the partner organisation Investing in Children are research advisers for …read more

CRFR co-director Sarah Morton assisted Starcatchers

Sarah Morton assisted Starcatchers, which specialises in performances and creativity for babies, toddlers and young children under the age of 5, to evaluate their programme that put artists in residence into childcare centres. Read the results from the evaluation here: http://www.starcatchers.org.uk/downloads

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