Inequality & class divides in parental transfers to young adults in the US
Join Dr Ginevra Floridi to discuss inequality, social class gaps and parental support. Register for a free online event on Wed, 7 Jun 2023 12:00 – 13:00 BST
Webinar – Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill
At 2pm, by Zoom on Thursday 25th May, join Dr Frank Mugisha of Sexual Minorities Uganda for a webinar ‘Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill’. With Chair/Discussant Matthew Waites (Reader in Sociology, University of Glasgow).
Young fathers as ‘experts by experience’ in father-inclusive practice
Join Professor Anna Tarrant to discuss young fathers as ‘experts by experience’, and their role promoting father-inclusive practice. An online event taking place on Mon, 27 March 2023, 12:00 – 13:00 BST
Collaboration, partnership working and finding unlikely allies – a lunch time seminar invite
The Binks Hub at the University of Edinburgh is hosting an online seminar on Collaboration, Partnership Working and Finding Unlikely Allies on Wednesday 8th March 2023, 12-1pm.
Seminar recording – Anxiety at Home: Exploring family experiences of eco-anxiety in Britain
In the recording of this seminar, held on Thursday 10 June 2021, Dr Bridget Bradley shares early findings from her ongoing project “Eco Worrier Eco Warrior”, which is funded by the Scottish Funding Council, and supported by her research team (Dr Rika Hirose, Hannah Fitchett and Eleonora Ranuzzi)
Informal Seminar – Anxiety at Home: Exploring family experiences of eco-anxiety in Britain
In this seminar, Dr Bridget Bradley shares early findings from her ongoing project ‘Eco Worrier, Eco Warrior, which is funded by the Scottish Funding Council, and supported by her research team (Dr Rika Hirose, Dr Hannah Fitchett and Eleonora Ranuzzi).
Seminar Recording – Marriage in Past, Present and Future Tense
In this seminar, held on Wednesday 21 April 2021, Professor Janet Carsten discusses the findings from an ongoing collaborative project funded by the European Research Council, ‘A Global Anthropology of Transforming Marriage’ (AGATM).
Mothers living with domestic abuse in Scotland – a tale of poverty and social inequality
CRFR are pleased to publish Briefing No 94, which explores mothers’ experiences of domestic abuse and its relationship to poverty and social inequality. Using data from the Growing Up in Scotland study, this project examines age, socio-economic status and level of education to illustrate how multiple dimensions of poverty overlap and interlock with experiences of domestic abuse.
Seminar – Marriage in Past, Present and Future Tense
In this seminar, Professor Janet Carsten discusses findings from an ongoing collaborative project funded by the European Research Council, ‘A Global Anthropology of Transforming Marriage’ (AGATM).
The impact of COVID-19 visiting restrictions on relatives of older care home residents: shared learning going forward
CRFR took part in a rapid mixed-method research project led by George Palattiyil and funded by the Chief Scientist’s Office on the impact of the first ‘lockdown’ on those who suddenly found themselves locked out from visiting a family member in a care home
Impact of covid-19 on care home relatives – first findings
A team of researchers has been investigating the impact of covid-19 on families with relatives in care homes. The ‘impact of covid on care home relatives’ project is led by George Palattiyil Senior Lecturer of Social Work, School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh and is funded by the Chief Scientist Office.
Congratulations to Dr Sarah Nelson
CRFR are delighted that Dr Sarah Nelson, Research Associate at CRFR, has been awarded an OBE for her longstanding work on behalf of survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Sarah has conducted research and used it to advocate for survivors over many decades.
Couples’ geography and network overlap: spatial mobility skills and conjugal quality
This research aims to study how couple satisfaction is related to the network and geography of couples in a motility approach. Family migration and physical distance with family and friends may cause strains on the relationship and can sometimes lead to union dissatisfaction and dissolution. Many studies have focused on women’s employment,