Monthly Archives: May 2019

Children of the Broken Heartlands: Rural Isolation and the Geography of Opportunity

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Children of the Broken Heartlands: Rural Isolation and the Geography of Opportunity Prof. Randall Curren (University of Rochester) Rural isolation limits children’s access to positions of respect in society. Prof. Randall explores similarities between rural and racial isolation, and the evolving geography of opportunity and role of educational systems in shaping this geography. Randall Curren   …Continue Reading


Program for Semester 2 (2018/19)

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Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 12-1 pm (Conference Room, 2.15 Chrystal Macmillan Building) Calculating Risk: International Organisations and the Construction of Governing Utopias Sotiria Grek, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh   Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 12-1 pm (Conference Room, 2.15 Chrystal Macmillan Building) A youth practitioner’s view of young people’s politics in the   …Continue Reading


Calculating Risk: International Organisations and the Construction of Governing Utopias

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Wednesday, 8 May2019, 12-1 pm (Conference Room, 2.15 Chrystal Macmillan Building) Sotiria Grek, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh   Calculating Risk: International Organisations and the Construction of Governing Utopias The dominance of International Organisations (IOs) in the production of global metrics has become a key feature of the transformation of the transnational   …Continue Reading


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