18th July 2016
Wales’ largest social science conference took place at the new Bay Campus at Swansea University last week.
The seventh annual event brought together practitioners, policy makers and social scientists to discuss and debate themes such as health; social care; wellbeing; education; culture & values; environment; labour markets; devolution; and civil society - with over 70 papers being presented this year.
Photo gallery: click here to see some of the highlights of the two-day event!
Headlining the conference were four keynote speakers: Ottón Solís, President and three times presidential candidate of the Citizens’ Action Party (Partido Accion Cindadana) in Costa Rica; Professor Andrew Oswald, Professor of Economics, University of Warwick; Mike Hout, Professor of Sociology, New York University; and David Grusky, Professor of Sociology, Stanford University. Opening the event is former First Minister, The Right Honourable Rhodri Morgan - click here for more information.
The WISERD 2017 Annual Conference will take place in Bangor next year - more details to follow!
As part of the WISERD Centre for Welsh Politics and Society Seminar Series, Dr Taulant Guma from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University presents emerging findings from the WISERD/Civil Society project on ‘Migrants, Minorities and Engagement in Local Civil Society’.