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Durham University

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

Previous Events

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Saturday 26 April 2008

There IS Such a Thing as Society: Working Together to Build Communities

9:30am to 4:00pm, Queen's Campus in Stockton-on-Tees

May we warmly invite you on Saturday 26th April 2008 to There IS Such a Thing as Society: Working Together to Build Communities? This day long event is the third of an annual series on Sustainability and Communities. It is being organised jointly by the North East Region of the RSA (The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), and the Wolfson Research Institute and John Snow College, Durham University at the University’s Queen's Campus in Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees.

Friday 4 April 2008

Social Work Public Lecture by Professor Sven Hessle

10:00am to 12:00pm, Room 201, Elvet Riverside 2

Children are our future. How can we promote their well-being? How can we ensure that they develop as full citizens who lead rewarding and fulfilling lives. Professor Hessle will address these questions by drawing on a wealth of international experience. His insights may help us to better support British children especially those living in the North East

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Thursday 3 April 2008

After the Welfare State - Lecture by Professor Anthony Giddens

6:00pm, Calman Lecture Theatre

'After the Welfare State' - Lecture by Professor Lord Anthony Giddens

Social Work Public Lecture

There are good reasons to suppose that the welfare state cannot survive in its traditional form. Why? What reforms are needed? Join us in hearing Lord Giddens' answers to these questions.
Places are free but should be booked by 27th March 2008.

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