Seminar Series - Archive

On this page you will find details of research seminars previously organised by the School of Social Sciences. To view the seminar series for the present academic year, click here.

2017

Date Speaker Title

Tuesday

10th October, 1-2pm

A101

 

Dr Guido Becke

Ruhr-University Bochum

Intergenerational Justice as a Key to Social Innovation in the Workplace –
The Example of Out-Patient Care

 

11th October

A101

Prof. Abby Peterson
University of Gothenburg

Humanitarian Border Workers in Confrontation with the Swedish State’s Border Making Practices:

“The Death of the Most Generous Country on Earth”

18th October

Dr Matthew Bacon

University of Sheffield

Taking Care of Business: Police Detectives, Drug Law Enforcement and Proactive Investigation

25th October

Dr Sara Dezalay
Cardiff University

Weakness as Routine: Contributing to a research agenda on the weak field of global justice

15th November

Louise Prendergast
PhD Candidate
School of Social Sciences, Bangor University

‘Between the devil and the deep blue sea’. Work and welfare: Policy, practice and discourse
22nd November

Dr Llinos Jehu
University of Birmingham

Older people as co-researchers

6th December

Nicola Harding
Phd Candidate

Manchester Metropolitan University

Places on Probation: Participant Ethnography and Researcher Auto-Ethnography with Women Subject to Punishment in the Community

2016-17

Date Speaker Title

12 October

 

Dr Julia Hiscock
North Wales Centre for Primary
Care Research
Bangor University

Social support for health: Caring kindness or pastoral power?

26 October

Deian ap Rhisiart
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

Cultural capital and the Welsh Language music scene: Yesterday, today and tomorrow
23 November

Gabriella Simak
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

Why does communication in youth justice matter?
30 November

Dr Matthew Bacon
School of Law
University of Sheffield

Detecting change: Exploring reform, compliance and resistance in police detective work

14 December

Dr Anne Krayer, Professor Rob Poole and Professor Catherine Robinson
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

Challenges to coproduction in the context of lower income countries: reflections on a study in South India
08 February

Sheree Ellingworth, Nicole Hughes and Daron Owens
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

Negotiating research ideas in partnerships between academia and third sector organisations. Experiences from 3 KESS (Knowledge economy skills scholarships) projects

01 March
(Ogwen Seminar Room)

Ana Cristina Atanes
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

Mindfulness, Self-Compassion, Academic Engagement and Burnout among University Students in Health and Human Care

15 March
LR1 (Main Arts)

Virginia Bennett
University of Manchester

Distinctly different or conceptually congruent?: A mixed methods study exploring health promotion within the context of children’s palliative care

22 March (Ogwen Seminar Room)

Marc Lewis
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

 

An Integrated Transport System in Wales
29 March

Distinguished Professor Bob Jessop
Department of Sociology
Lancaster University

In collaboration with Bangor Business School and WISERD Civil Society

Civil society as a mode of governance between network and solidarity
26 April

Professor Bill Dixon
School of Sociology and Social Policy
University of Nottingham

‘Massacre’ at Marikana: Power, politics and the police in contemporary South Africa
10 May

Dr Matthew Bacon
School of Law
University of Sheffield

Detecting change: Exploring reform, compliance and resistance in police detective work

17 May

WISERD@Bangor Team
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

Components of local civil society: notes from the field
07 June

Professor Gideon Calder
Department of Public Health, Policy and Social Sciences
Swansea University

So is Everyone Now an Expert? The Ethics of Co-Production

2015-16

Date Speaker Title
23 September 2015 Dr Piotr Toczyski
Institute of Philosophy and Sociology
Maria Grzegorzewska Academy of Special Education, Poland
In Search of Transcultural Memory in Europe
30 September 2015 Press Office
Bangor University
Research development event: Promoting research through news and social media (for social sciences staff and research students)
21 October 2015 Sally Rees
School of Social Sciences, Bangor University
Moving on Together: What makes a successful transition for disabled young people (14-25 years of age)?
28 October 2015 Ceryl Davies
University of Lincoln
Voices of young women on the meaning(s) of intimate partner abuse
4 November 2015 Research Students seminar KESS Students event 
18 November 2015 Dr Charlotte Selleck
University of Worcester
“Who’s in? and who’s out?” Young people’s negotiations of school-based ideologies and practice in a Welsh medium secondary school
02 December 2015 Dr Kahryn Hughes
Timescapes, University of Leeds
WISERD Civil Society Workshop
Changing landscapes for the third sector
3 February 2016

Professor Penny Darbyshire
Kingston Law School

The working lives of judges in the criminal courts

24 February 2016 Dr Steve Eaves
Director of Corporate Language Planning
IAITH: Welsh Centre for Language Planning
Critical language awareness – the missing key component in Welsh language revitalization policy and planning
2 March 2016 Dr Andrew Miles
School of Social Sciences
University of Manchester
Placing everyday participation and cultural value
16 March 2016 WISERD Civil Society WP1.1 Research Team (David Dallimore, Howard Davis, Marta Eichsteller, Robin Mann)
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University
Bowling together? Civil society in a North East Wales village
13 April 2016 Siôn Aled Owen
School of Education
Bangor University
Welsh out of school? Factors influencing school pupils’ social use of Welsh and implications for other minority languages – Some initial findings
27 April 2016 Sara Closs-Davies
Bangor Business School
Bangor University
How does the HMRC affect the financial hardship of claimants? A critical discourse analysis of power asymmetries in the UK tax credits system

2014-15

Date Speaker Title
04 February 2015

Dr Ceri Christian-Jones
School of Psychology
Bangor University

Sexuality, autism and young people (SAY) families project

25 February 2015

Dr Hannah Lambie-Mumford
Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute
University of Sheffield

Changing welfare states and the emergence of food charity

11 March 2015

Dr Muzammil Quraishi
School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Social Sciences
University of Salford

Race, religion and human rights: valuable lessons from prison

29 April 2015

Dr Anne Krayer and Natalie Davies
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

Vulnerable adults and anti-social behaviour: An exploration of current practice

20 May 2015

Dr Bethan Harries
Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity
University of Manchester

Yma o hyd, gwyn o hyd? Articulations of race, nation, class and gender in Wales

03 June 2015

Dr Martina Feilzer
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

Seeing through the communication fog – Who is saying what on human rights?

08 October 2014

Dr Koen Bartels
Business School
Bangor University

Encounters in Neighbourhood Practice: Transforming the Welfare State by Interweaving with an Open Mind

15 October 2014

David Dallimore
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

Disadvantaged by Poverty and Inequality: The Formal Childcare Market in Wales

30 October 2014

13.00-14.30

Sally Rees
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

Adopting a realist approach: exploring what makes a successful transition into adulthood for young people with complex learning and medical needs

05 November 2014

Professor Jane Noyes
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

The different world views of doctors and parents: Decision-making in children's cancer treatment

20 November 2014

13.00-14.30

Dr Ceri Christian-Jones
School of Psychology
Bangor University

Sexuality, autism and young people (SAY) families project.

26 November 2014

Dr Hywel Jones
School of Medicine
Cardiff University

Interpreting the 2011 Census results about the Welsh language

10 December 2014

Wendy Steel
Chester Law School, University of Chester
In conjunction with the British Society of Criminology, Wales Branch

The distorted image of female lawyers in popular media

2013-14

Date Speaker Title
02 October 2013

Professor Rob Poole and John Bailey
Centre for Mental Health and Society,
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

Alcohol and Opioids: Shifting the Blame

16 October 2013

Lambros Fatsis
Department of Sociology
University of Sussex

A Vindication of the…Wrongs of Public
Sociology in Eleven Theses

30 October 2013

Dr Robin Mann
WISERD, School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

Temporality, Devolution and Nationbuilding
in Wales

06 November 2013

Aaron Wyn Prichard
School of Health Care Sciences
Bangor University

Phenomenology and Understanding
Chronic Pain Experience
20 November 2013

Nelson Ramos
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

Human Trafficking in the European
Union: Institutional Responses
04 December 2013

Dr Cynog Prys, Dr Rhian Hodges and Dr Robin Mann
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

Volunteering and the Welsh Language
26 March 2014

Professor Irmela Gorges

Berlin School of Economics and Law, Free University Berlin

The first two paradigms of empirical social research in Germany

Monday 31 March 2014

14.00-15.00

Dr Andrew M. Jefferson

Dignity: The Danish Institute Against Torture

Close Encounters - Surviving prisons in Kosovo, Sierra Leone and the Philippines
30 April 2014

Professor Peter Robson

Strathclyde Law School, University of Strathclyde

Vigilantes in Film
07 May 2014 Hefin Gwilym
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University
A critical discussion on the use of constructivist grounded theory and biographical interviewing for researching the biographies of social workers who have a political identity
Tuesday 13 May 2014

Dr Ola Olusanya

Department of Law and Criminology

Aberystwyth University

Emotions, decision-making and mass atrocities: Through the lens of the macro-micro integrated theoretical model

A0.01

11 June 2014

David Dallimore
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University
Disadvantaged by poverty and inequality: The formal childcare market in Wales

 

2011-2012

Date Speaker Title Venue
28 Sept 2011

Professor Andreas Hoff

Zittau-Goerlitz University of Applied Sciences

Carers@Work: Between work and care – risk or opportunity?

A1.01
12 Oct 2011

Dr. Anita Pilgrim

University of Glamorgan

Postcolonial perspectives on race and ethnicity in Wales

A1.01
02 Nov 2011

Dr. Doris Merkl-Davies

Bangor Business School

Bangor University

'Analysing parliamentary debates on the abolition of slavery: The case of Richard Pennant, 1st Lord of Penrhyn A1.01

Extra session

15 Nov 2011

 

11:00–12:00

Professor Wang Zhanpeng

Director of the Irish Studies Centre of Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU)

Title to be confirmed A2.01
16 Nov 2011

Wulf Livingston

School of Social Sciences

Bangor University

Not from a book: Social workers acquisition of knowledge about alcohol A1.01
30 Nov 2011

Dr. Marcel Stoetzler

School of Social Sciences

Bangor University

The positivist rebuilding of modern society and the Marxian critique of its inherent authoritarianism A1.01
14 Dec 2011

Dr. Bryan Collis

Wales Council for Voluntary Action

Volunteering, Big Society and public services: What’s the way forward for Wales?

A1.01
25 Jan 2012

Dr Bethan Loftus

School of Law

University of Manchester

Covert surveillance and the invisibilities of policing A1.01
08 Feb 2012

Professor Mike Neary

Director of the Centre for Educational Research and Development

University of Lincoln

Students as Producers

A1.01

22 Feb 2012

Re-scheduled Session (from

30 Nov 2011)

Dr. Marcel Stoetzler

School of Social Sciences

Bangor University

The positivist rebuilding of modern society and the Marxian critique of its inherent authoritarianism A1.01
29 Feb 2012

Dr Sarah Riley

Department of Psychology

Aberystwyth University

The “pleasure citizen”: Analysing partying as a form of social and political participation A1.01

14 Mar 2012

Re-scheduled Session (from 16 Nov 2011)

Wulf Livingston

School of Social Sciences

Bangor University

Not from a book: Social workers acquisition of knowledge about alcohol A1.01
21 Mar 2012

Livia Fay Lucianetti and Giuseppe Ricotta

Dipartimento di Scienze Sociali

Sapienza University of Rome

Policies and practices of urban security in Italy

A1.01
18 Apr 2012

Paul Carre

School of Social Sciences

Bangor University

“The character of the happy warrior”: Institutional socialisation, motivation and emotional response in British Army Soldiers Under Training

A1.01
23 May 2012

Dr John Deering

Faculty of Education and Social Sciences

University of Wales, Newport

What future for probation?

A1.01

06 June 2012

Re-scheduled Session (from

02 May 2012)

Dr Lawrence Burke

School of Law

Liverpool John Moores University
Opening up the market: Implications for the Probation Service in England and Wales A1.01
13 Jun 2012

Tbc

Tbc A1.01

 

2010-2011

date

Speaker

title

venue

06 Oct 2010

Jane Acton
J & M Sustainable Developers

"Rural poverty and resilience"

LR5

Extra Session
20 Oct 2010

Michael Hembrecht
University of Social Sciences in Nuremberg

TBC

LR5

27 Oct 2010

Dr Andrew Thompson
Head of Social Sciences, University of Glamorgan

"Migratory Drift: Why Temporary Migrants Stay"

 

LR5

17 Nov 2010

Dr Neil Hockley
School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography
Bangor University

"How should society decide what to do about the environment and will economic growth save us?"

LR5

Extra session
24 Nov 2010

Dr Matthew David
Brunel University

"The Criminalization of Sharing: File-sharing and the music industry"

 

Alun A1.01

08 Dec 2010

Professor John Thornton
Bangor Business School
Bangor University

"What makes a terrorist? Some UK evidence"

 

LR5

12 Jan 2011

Dr Walter Fuchs of the
Vienna Institute for Sociology of Law and    Crime

"Legal Guardianship in Continental Europe - A Comparative Approach"

Alun A1.01

02 Feb 2011

Cynnog Prys
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

The use of Welsh in the third sector in Wales.

LR5

23 Feb 2010

Dr Rhian Hodges
School of Social Sciences Bangor

Towards the Light*: Why do non-Welsh-speaking parents choose Welsh-medium education for their children? The Case of Cwm Rhymni, Caerffili

LR5

16 Mar 2011

Ian Gardner
School of Social Sciences Bangor University

“The Question Concerning Renewable Technology: Windfarms, Heidegger and the New Romantics”

LR5

Extra Session
23 Mar 2011

Professor Shanti Chakravarty
Bangor Business School, Bangor University

Distraction of Proportional Representation LR5
Extra Session
TUESDAY
05 Apr 2011
12.00 – 1.00
Assistant Professor Dr. Jacob Magnussen School of Social Work, Metropolitan University College, Copenhagen The Danish Welfare model in a Comparative Perspective Alun
A0.01

13 Apr 2011

Dr Kean Birch,
Dept of Geography and Sociology
University of Strathclyde

‘Weakness’ as ‘Strength’? The Institutional  Grounding of Knowledge-based Commodity Chains in a Less-favoured Region

LR5

04 May 2011

Dr Guido Becke, Bremen University Research Centre for Sustainability Studies  [joint business school event; talk plus ‘master class ‘ with CBSSL MA students- TBA]

Knowledge Work in ICT-Services - Health effects as Threat to Innovation Capacities'.

LR5

Extra Session

18 May 2011

Join Event with British Society of Criminology, Wales branch

John Minkes

Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Swansea

"Environmental Health Officers and the Prevention of Food Crime" Alun A1.01

25 May 2011

Dr Simon Cottee
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

With

Keith Hayward
School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
University of Kent
Canterbury, Kent, UK

Terrorist (E)motives: The Existential Attractions of Terrorism

Alun A1.01

01 June 2011

Ian Gardner

School of Social Sciences

Bangor University

"The Question Concerning Renewable Technology: Windfarms, Heidegger and the New Romantics" Alun A1.01

15 June 2011

Dr John Barry
Director, Centre for Sustainability and Environmental Governance, Queens University, Belfast

Vulnerability and resilience in contemporary green thinking

G1

 

2009/10


Date

Speaker

Title

Venue

Jan 20th

Dr Tom Yarrow
SENR
Bangor

Kinship and the Core House: contested understandings of family and place in a Ghanaian resettlement township

A1.01

Feb 3rd

Dr Guido Becke, Bremen University Research Centre for Sustainability Studies

Unintended effects of internal marketisation in respect to trust relations and psychological contracts at company level

Hen Goleg 1.11 (old coffee lounge)

Feb 17th

DR Paul chambers
Senior Lecturer in Sociology
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Glamorgan

The Changing Face of Christianity in Wales

Hen Goleg 1.11 (old coffee lounge)

March 1st

Professor Charlotte Williams
OBE
Professor of Social Justice
Head of School of Public Policy and Professional Practice
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Keele University

Revisiting the Rural/Race debates: civic participation and ethnic minorities in rural Wales.

Hen Goleg 1.11 (old coffee lounge)

extra session Thur March 11th
Joint event with
British Society of Criminology Wales branch

 

Dr Harriet Pierpoint, University of Glamorgan

 

Offenders with Speech and Language Disorders

http://criminology.research.glam.ac.uk/bscnewsletter/

LR3

march 17th

Dr Ros Burnett and Dr Gisella Hanley Santos
Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford

Chewing more than you bite off: evaluating a complex pilot project in
criminal justice

Hen Goleg 1.11 (old coffee lounge)

March 31st

 

 

 

14 April

 

 

Professor Huw Beynon
Cardiff University
Director WISERD
Chaired by: Professor Merfyn Jones, Vice-Chancellor Bangor University
Professor Emeritus Steve Fenton
Department of Sociology
University of Bristol

Trade Unionism in Wales

 

 

 

“I’m not an ethnic group – I’m English: Ethnic majority orientations to multiculturalism”

 

 

A0.01

 

 

 

Hen Goleg 1.11

 

Tue 27 April
Extra Seminar

Dr Michael Helmbrecht
University of Social Sciences in Nuremberg

`Civil Society Engagement Against Neo-Nazism in Germany – Opportunities & Restrictions`

Hen Goleg 1.12

28 April

Dr Paul Routledge
Department of Geographical and Earth Sciences
University of Glasgow

Translocal Climate Justice Solidarities

Hen Goleg
1.11

05 May
Extra Seminar
12.30-14.00

Rob Ryan
Director, Placement Services Unit, Department of Communities (Child Safety Services), Queensland, Australia.

"Pathways to resilience in child protection - staff care"

Hen Goleg 1.11

12 May

Dr Bella Dicks
Social Sciences
Cardiff University

Harnessing 'activity' in regenerating communities: Critical reflections

Alun
A0.01

19 May
Extra Seminar

Jane McKay
Centre for Public Health Research
University of Chester

`Young people’s voices – an echo or a whisper?  Some observations of young people’s decision making in Special Education Needs`

Alun
A0.01

26 May

David Matthews
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

'Monopoly Capitalism and the Impact of Overproduction on the Economic Structure of Wales: A Political Economy Perspective'

Hen Goleg
1.11

09 June

Dr Catherine Robinson
Director, CARES
Management Team member, WISERD
School of Social Sciences
Bangor University

`Message in a bottle: deaths involving alcohol`

Alun
A1.01