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‘The BISR plays an active role in promoting social research to a wide range of publics within London. We foster cross-disciplinary debate, critical thinking and the stimulation of new research agendas on important social issues. Our activities include seminars, conferences, symposia, thematic working groups and other academic events related to members' core interests.‘

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The Academy organizes over a score of Lecture Series, many referenced separately herein, plus Conferences, Panel Discussions, Workshops, etc.

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CRASSH was established at the University of Cambridge in 2001 and is now one of the world’s largest interdisciplinary research institutions. The Centre has grown into an energetic research community of approximately 40 researchers (not counting visiting and early career fellows) working on 11 major projects alongside a public programme involving over 200 events a year.’

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Occasional public lectures and related events. (As from 1 July 2016, the Department of Social Psychology expanded to become the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science (PBS).)

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Access to details of occasional lectures and talks open to the general public, including as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science.

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Occasional public lectures, organized by one or another of the Faculty's departments and centres. Usually annotation is something like: 'All welcome, but booking essential'.

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‘Thinking futures is now widespread, fateful and problematic. Yet much futures research neglects the insights that social science, the arts and humanities, can offer. Lancaster’s Institute for Social Futures works innovatively across disciplinary boundaries linking science, social science and humanities to examine what futures might develop within key domains of human/material activity.‘

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'Meetings ... start at 5.45 pm; tea and coffee are available from 5.20 pm. At each meeting an invited speaker will give a talk on a subject of economic or social interest and then there will be questions and discussion ... The talk will subsequently be printed and distributed to members and subscribing libraries. Copies may be purchased by non-members.'

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'Society faces a set of issues that can seem intractable. The Too Difficult Box is a series convened in PSI by the Rt Hon Charles Clarke and Professor Hussein Kassim, in which experienced policy-makers look at the obstacles that make solutions to these issues difficult to achieve, consider how well-conducted politics might address those difficulties and explore possible political solutions ...' Also other occasional lectures and talks.

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Organize the annual Morag Faulds Lecture - 'established to commemorate an approach to social work practice and education, promoted and defended by Morag Faulds' - plus other lectures and talks from time to time.

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