Socio-Legal Sources and Methods in Social Welfare and Family Law

Socio-Legal Sources and Methods in Social Welfare and Family Law
Date
18 May 2018, 10:30 to 18 May 2018, 17:00
Type
Research Training
Venue
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR
Description

Socio-Legal Sources and Methods in Social Welfare and Family Law

This training will include the following sessions:

Sources and Methods in Family Justice
Prof Anne Barlow, Exeter University – “Researching out of court family dispute resolution: methodological challenges and how to overcome them”
Dr Julie Doughty, Cardiff University“Interdisciplinary approaches to understanding the experiences and support needs of new adoptive families”

Socio-Legal Research with Vulnerable Subjects
Jaime Lindsey, Essex University – “Observing legal proceedings: researching welfare cases at the Court of Protection”
• Prof Rosie Harding, University of Birmingham – “Balancing the Challenges and Opportunities of Involving People with Intellectual Disabilities in Empirical Research”

Researching Social Justice in the Aftermath of Disaster
• Dr Ed Kirton-Darling, Prof Helen Carr and Laura Bates, University of Kent – "Safety, Responsibility, Accountability and Resistance: Grenfell Tower, Lakanal House and high-rise housing"

Social Context of Family and Social Welfare Research
Jonathan Sims and Ben Hadley, British Library – “Family and welfare law: researching the social context at the British Library and the Social Welfare Portal”
Maria Bell, Law Librarian, London School of Economics – “Sources of social welfare law in the LSE Library”


Jointly organised by the British Library, the Socio-Legal Studies Association and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.

Who should attend:  This day is aimed at PhD/MPhil researchers, early career academics and policy researchers.

FEES:  Standard Rate: £80.00;  SLSA Members: £70.00;  Students: £55.00.

Contact

IALS Events Office
ials.events@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 5800