Fellows' News

New book – Military Veteran Psychological Health and Social Care: Contemporary Issues

This is the first UK book to examine the whole spectrum of contemporary approaches to the psychological health and social care of military veterans both in the United Kingdom and overseas. The book is edited by Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes FAcSS, a former head of healthcare psychology within the UK Ministry of Defence and all contributors are experts in policy, service provision and academic research in this area.

European Group for Public Administration Annual Conference – Call for Papers

Title: European Group for Public Administration Annual Conference Venue: Lausanne, Switzerland Dates: 5- 7 September Webpage and further information: https://egpa-conference2018.org/   Download (pdf) –  Call for papers EGPA Annual Conference. Print version

UCL’s Centre for Behaviour Change: Assistant Director required

Hours: Full time Grade: 8 Salary: £43,023 – £50,753 Per Annum inclusive of London allowance Closing date for applications: 7th December 2017 An opening exists for a senior researcher and project manager with a strong interest in behaviour change and advanced research, leadership and project management skills to lead the activities at UCL’s Centre for… Read more »

New books from Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE FAcSS

Three new books from Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE FAcSS

New book: Community organising against racism

In this unique global collection, Gary Craig FAcSS and his contributors blend theory and practice-based case studies to review how different community development approaches can empower minority ethnic communities to confront racism and overcome social, economic and political disadvantage.

New book: Anti-Racist Social Work, 4th Edition

By Lena Dominelli FAcSS, this fourth edition of influential work retains its reputation as the go-to text on anti-racist social work practice.

New book – A Diary of the Euro Crisis in Cyprus – Lessons for Bank Recovery and Resolution

This book tells the story of the euro crisis in Cyprus from the inside. Written by the former Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus, Panicos Demetriades FAcSS, who was in office during this turbulent period, this book shows how the crisis unravelled through a series of key events that occurred during his tenure.

IAG Seminar 4: Historical and International Perspectives on Health, 4 December

This half-day seminar in the new series on evidence-based policy will take the form of ‘conversations’ between researchers and policy advisers/users, followed by group discussions. The seminar will serve as a forum at which participants from different national and disciplinary perspectives discuss and develop ideas for projects and articles in a themed issue of a journal.

Gresham Lecture: The 2016 US Presidential Election – One Year On, 7 Nov

Professor Vernon Bogdanor CBE FacSS, Visiting Professor of Political History continues his Gresham lectures with a look at the The 2016 US Presidential Election one year later.

New book – Miseducation: Inequality, education and the working classes

In this book Diane Reay FAcSS, herself working class turned Cambridge professor, brings Brian Jackson and Dennis Marsden’s pioneering Education and the Working Class from 1962 up to date for the 21st century. This book marks the first in the BSA series 21st Century Standpoints, showcasing lively, disruptive, progressive writers who reach beyond the academy.