‘The Activism of Intersectionality’ ICSC Seminar Oct 16 2019

Presenter: Dr. Rachel Robbins, (UCLan Guild Senior Research Fellow). Weds 16th Oct 4pm – 6pm UCLan Harrington Building Rm HA320 (Victoria St, Preston PR1 7QS ALL WELCOME! The event is free, but please register beforehand on our eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-activism-of-intersectionality-tickets-73050372631 Rachel Robbins is co-editor (with Suryia Nayak) of 'Intersectionality in Social Work: Activism and Practice... Continue Reading →

ICSC Launch Event. 1st May 2019. Keynote: Rob Hopkins on “Cities and Citizens in Transition: Unleashing the Power of Imagination”.

We are pleased to announce that Rob Hopkins, bestselling author and co-founder of the ‘Transition Towns’ network, will deliver the keynote lecture of our public launch event, on 1st May 2019 in Preston. All are welcome at this public event, which will consist of a series of talks and discussions from mid-afternoon through early evening,... Continue Reading →

New Book. Intersectionality in Social Work: Activism and Practice in Context

An exciting new publication from Rachel Robbins, ICSC member and UCLan Guild Senior Research Fellow, co-edited with Salford University's Suryia Nayak.   Many people experience multiple forms of oppression from interlocking and overlapping relations of power and domination, around class, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and much more. The theory of ‘Intersectionality’, originating from Black... Continue Reading →

Connect Conference: ‘Building Collaboration and Communication in Domestic Abuse Work’ 3rd Oct ’18.

UCLan Connect Centre for International Research on Violence and Harm. 2018 Conference. 9:15am - 4:30pm. Brockholes Conference Centre, Preston.   Keynote Speaker: Professor Gene Felder (University of Bristol).    Opportunities to: Hear about the latest research from the Connect Centre team. Attend workshops on areas of specialist interest. Network with other practitioners, researchers, students and... Continue Reading →

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