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Institute for Social Justice


Information about upcoming events

The Institute for Social Justice organises a variety of events, symposiums and workshops designed to disseminate our research and support collaboration with our partners.

Archbishop of York Social Justice Lecture

Tuesday 24 May, 5.30pm

Paul Kissack, Group Chief Executive, Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Further information to follow.

Making Waves: The 2nd Annual Postgraduate Symposium from the Institute for Social Justice

Tuesday 14 June, 1.00pm to 3.00pm

This year Making Waves will curate presentations from postgraduate researchers responding to the theme of 'Collaboration and Social Justice'. The symposium is organised by and open to all postgraduate researchers at York St John University.

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York St John Teacher Education Diversity and Inclusion Conference

Monday 20 June

Building on work that we are doing with our student teachers on themes of anti-racism and decolonial practice, this conference will include a range of guest speakers, schools, community groups and other key players in education.

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We all share the same sky: Healing through creativity, knowledge sharing and conversations with refugees and asylum seekers

Friday 24 June

A knowledge sharing day that will offer talks, research presentations, film screenings and a photographic exhibition from photo-based research with asylum seekers and refugees.

The day will bring together sanctuary seekers, volunteers, service providers, academics and students to discuss contemporary issues affecting refugees and asylum seekers.

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Selfhood: Creative Explorations of Art, Health and Lived Experience

Tuesday 5 July, 5.00pm to 7.30pm

This event presents creative practice that seeks to give voice, motion and image to the lived experience of mental health and how this impacts on identity and sense of self.

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International Conference of Policies and Parental Leave

Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 August

A unique interdisciplinary opportunity for academics and practitioners to discuss the impact of social and legal policies on parents and families.

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