Centre for Research on Families and Relationships

Connecting policy makers, practitioners and academics

An international journal
of research and debate


CRFR is supported by:
University of Aberdeen
University of Dundee
The University of Edinburgh
University of Glasgow
Glasgow Caledonian University
University of the Highlands and Islands
University of Queensland
University of Stirling
University of West of Scotland

Navigating Cultural Intimacies

How and why do friendships last across cultural differences? In this in-person talk on Weds 13 March 2024, Dr Shruti Chaudhry explores decades-long friendships amongst older adults of South-Asian heritage in Scotland.

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Fatherhood and changing masculinities in China

Fatherhood and changing masculinities in China: a fireside chat, on Mon 26 Feb 2024, with Xiangxian Wang, Professor in Sociology at the University of Shandong. Xiangxian Wang will discuss social change in fathers’ involvement in parenting in China.

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Co-operative childcare in Derg-era Ethiopia

The Centre for African Studies and CRFR  welcome the anthropologist Dr Sarah Howard, Anthropologist and Researcher from Birkbeck, University of London for an in-person event on Weds 14th Feb. Dr Howard will share her research on  Co-operative childcare in Derg-era Ethiopia.

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