Author Archives: p.cattanach@ed.ac.uk

Power, silence and agency: the educational experiences of Gypsy/Traveller girls in Scotland

Tuesday 15 November 2016, 12.30 to 1.30
CRFR meeting room, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh

Interpretations of the image of Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland are riddled with stereotypes and racialised misperceptions and assumptions. The stubborn persistence of these negative views appears to … read more

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Exhibition: Living with dementia – fostering hope, challenging fear

8th/9th/10th November 2016  •  1pm-5pm
Festival Theatre, 13-29 Nicolson Street,
Edinburgh, EH8 9FT

Challenge your assumptions of what it’s like living with dementia at our interactive exhibition of films, photographs and installations created by, with and for people with dementia.… read more

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CRFR informal seminar: Where have all the young people gone? Generations, family and work in Italy

3 November 2016, 12.30 to 1.30
CRFR meeting room, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh


Italy is a country facing the crisis of degiovanimento (Rosina 2008, 2014) — the homeland of a ‘generation with a suitcase’ leaving the country but, at the … read more

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Book now: seminar on childhood sexual abuse

CRFR Associate Dr Sarah Nelson presents issues from research and practice, from her new book ‘Tackling Child Sexual Abuse: Radical Approaches’, which offers hope of more effective, imaginative means of protecting children and young people from sexual abuse.
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Seminar: Transnational domestic workers, gender, kinship and relatedness in Malaysia

Thursday 29 September 2016 • 12.30pm to 1.30pm
CRFR meeting room, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh

Shanthi Thambiah, Gender Studies Programme, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
University of Malaya

Anthropologists have increasingly moved away from the term ‘kinship’ in favour … read more

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CRFR seminar – (Re)searching for equality in working life: The WeAll-project

Wednesday 5 October 2016 • 12.30 to 1.30
CRFR meeting room, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh


The WeAll-project in Finland explores factors that support and also restrict the opportunities of different people and diverse groups in working life. In this seminar … read more

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