Social Policy

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    The Social Policy subject area is based at the School of Social and Political Science, located in the College of Humanities and Social Science of the University of Edinburgh. Indeed, Social Policy is approaching its centenary celebrations, as it was in the year 1918 that the ‘Edinburgh School of Social Studies and Training’ was founded. The ‘School’ joined the University of Edinburgh in 1928 and later became known as ‘Department of Social Administration’. In 1972 the first Social......

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Social Policy doctoral researchers organise major conference on Youth Transitions

Social Policy PhD students Sarah Weakley and Cara Blaisdell (who recently completed her doctoral studies) who co-organise the Childhood and Youth Studies Network have been

Daniel Clegg to discuss Brexit implications for Labour Market Reform

Social Policy Senior Lecturer Daniel Clegg will deliver a key note talk on "Labour Market Reform and the Future of Europe after Brexit" in Brussels

Upcoming Appearance of Dr. Ingela Naumann on BBC Radio Scotland

Dr. Naumann will appear on Radio Scotland's Good Morning Scotland on Sunday 20th November 2016, to discuss with Gordon Brewer understandings and misunderstandings of the

Upcoming Events

Jan 20 Seminar: Speaker: Rebecca Hewer # University of Edinburgh, Social Policy Subjectivity, Vulnerability and the Public Interest in English Prostitution Policy 15:00 (2 hours and 30 minutes) , Staff Room, 6th floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Social Policy Seminar Series 2016/17

Jan 27 Seminar: Speaker: Prof Mariana Mazzucato # University of Sussex Smart and Inclusive Growth: a new narrative on wealth creation 15:00 (2 hours and 30 minutes) , David Hume Tower - LG.11

Social Policy Seminar Series 2016/17

Feb 03 Seminar: Speaker: Emily Adrion # University of Edinburgh, Social Policy/GPHU The role of politics in policymaking: Medicare managed care policy in the United States 15:00 (2 hours and 30 minutes) , Staff Room, 6th floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Social Policy Seminar Series 2016/17

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