Celebrating Social Science at Warwick
This Year's Festival of Social Sciences will take place from Thursday 5 May to Thursday 26 May 2011.
The aim of the Festival is to showcase the varied and innovative social sciences research taking place at Warwick, involving staff and students from all departments and centres in the Faculty of Social Science, and many from other areas of the University.
The theme for 2011 is "Public Engagement, Communication and Impact". The Festival will feature a range of workshops, lectures, seminars and other events focusing on this theme. This includes the Academy of Social Sciences Roadshow "Campaign for Social Science", and the launch of the Warwick Economic and Social Research Council Doctoral Training Centre (ESRC DTC).
Speakers for the Festival include the business entrepreneur Ram Gidoomal CBE, and former Warwick Registrar Mike Shattock.
There will be a variety of online content available throughout the Festival, including blogs, podcasts and tweets, all available on the Festival website.
Festival activities will also be the focus of the University of Warwick's Knowledge Centre which is the digital gateway to Warwick's world class expertise, research and learning
Date: 5 - 26 May 2011
Location: University of Warwick
Summary: Celebrates the vibrancy and innovation of research and teaching in the social sciences at Warwick