New perspectives on class, inequalities and families

BSA Teaching Group Regional Conference
New perspectives on class, inequalities and families
Friday 29 May 2015
University of East London
US.G.17, University Square, Stratford
1 Salway Road, London E15 1NF


9.30 Registration, tea & coffee

10.00 Prof Corinne Squire, UEL: Introduction and welcome

10.15 Prof Mike Savage, London School of Economics: The Great British Class Survey and new forms of class in the UK. Chair: Dr Penny Bernstock, UEL

11.00 Examination board presentation – AQA

11.30 Patrick Robinson, Cadbury Sixth Form College: Teaching the new 2015 specs: Globalisation and social networks. Chair: Prof Corinne Squire, UEL

12.15 Lunch with networking time – delegates will be invited to bring at least one resource with them which they find useful in the classroom.

13.15 Prof Gargi Bhattacharya, UEL: Living in a time of diminishing expectations: Inequality after austerity. Chair: Patrick Robinson, Cadbury Sixth Form College

14.00 Examination board presentation – OCR

14:30 Postgraduate Micro-lectures

Jenny Thatcher, UEL: ‘You got to have faith, Polish migrants in the UK and their secondary school choices

Rumana Hashem, UEL: Thinking intersectionally and taking the sociology lecture outside the classroom

Jose Ignacio Diaz-Vazquez, UEL: Becoming a woman by practising autofiction

15:15 Break, tea & coffee

15.30 Examination board presentation – WJEC Eduqas

15:45 Dr Janet Boddy, University of Sussex: Researching families across contexts.

Chair: Dr Belinda John-Baptiste, UEL

16.30 Close

Delegate rates (include lunch & refreshments):

BSA Member £50; Non-member £70

BSA Concessionary (student) member £35; Non-member (student) £40


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