EVENT: The family, sexuality and human rights in global perspective, 23rd January

The Family, Sexuality and Human Rights in Global Perspective: Joint Book Launch,  Joint event of Glasgow Human Rights Network and the Gender and Sexualities Forum. Date: 23rd January Time: 5-8pm Venue: Sir Charles Wilson Building Basement Seminar Room, 1 University Avenue, University of Glasgow In a joint event hosted by the University of Glasgow Human Rights Network and the Gender…

Migrants’ voice: new migrants experience of social security in Scotland

New research project by our colleagues from the Glasgow Refugee, Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet), ‘Experiences of Social Security and Prospects for Long Term Settlement amongst Migrants from Central Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union’.  A new ESRC-funded research project started in November 2013 and will run for four years. It arose out of previous research…

Human rights, sexual orientation and gender identity in the Commonwealth

http://youtu.be/o32WHlzf0AI Dr Matthew Waites, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Glasgow, talks about his new book, ‘Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Commonwealth: Struggles for Decriminalisation and Change’ Corinne Lennox and Matthew Waites, eds. (2013). The book is has been published on a not-for-profit basis by School of Advanced Study,…