A Fast Flowing Stream: Welfare Reform, Decision Making and Appeals

Thursday 11 February 16:00 – 17:15 Boyd Orr Building, Room 407, University of Glasgow Please register via EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-fast-flowing-stream-welfare-reform-decision-making-and-appeals-tickets-21113408774   At this Policy Scotland Welfare Reform Network event, Jessica Burns will provide insight into her work as Regional Tribunal Judge in Social Security and Child Support. She will speak about the standard of First-Tier decision…

Thursday Video: Halle Turner on Unrepresented Litigants

It’s that time of the week again! Today’s video was recorded in the University of Glasgow’s historic Professor’s Square at the Law School, where Law PhD candidate, Halle Turner, discusses her research on ‘party litigants’ – i.e. people who are unrepresented in court. You can access the video below or on Policy Scotland’s YouTube channel.

Policy Scotland Annual Lecture “Traffic Stops in Black & White” with Professor Frank Baumgartner

STILL SPACES AVAILABLE! REGISTER HERE –   Date: Thursday 11th June 2015 Time: 18:00-19:30 Venue: Senate Room, Main Building, University of Glasgow Policy Scotland would like to invite you to our second Annual Lecture with guest speaker, Professor Frank Baumgartner. Frank holds the Richard J. Richardson Distinguished Professorship of Political Science at The University of…

Call for Papers: Human rights in uncertain times: global essons for and from Scotland

The Glasgow Human Rights Network presents: Human Rights in Uncertain Times: Global Lessons for and from Scotland 29th and 30th May 2014 University of Glasgow Call for Papers The Glasgow Human Rights Network (GHRN) are hosting a 2-day conference in May 2014  and invite contributions from researchers and practitioners working on the status and role of human rights in evolving political,…

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,…