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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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CRFR associate director in conversation with leading Jamaican human rights activist

On 22 October CRFR associate director Matthew Waites (University of Glasgow) will be in conversation with leading Jamaican human rights activist Maurice Tomlinson. Maurice was the inaugural recipient of the David Kato Vision and Voice Award for leadership in work … read more

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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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Workshop: Make resilience matter for children exposed to domestic abuse: applying resilience concepts to practice

This workshop is presented by Ramona Alaggia, University of Toronto, Factor-Inwentash Chair in Children’ Mental Health

Thursday 22 September 2016, 13.30 to 16.00
Richard Verney Health Centre, 6 Bristo Square, Edinburgh EH8 9AL


Through interactive exercises and using case illustrations … read more

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Seminar: Children’s transnational displacement producing new global orders: An analysis of mobility between the Global South to the Global North

12 October 2016 – 12.30 to 1.30
CRFR, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh

Ann Farrell, Professor and Head of the School of Early Childhood, Faculty of Education, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.

The last decade has seen major flows of … read more

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