Events

Invisible boundaries to access and participation in public spaces: Navigating community diversity within ethnic minority communities

Presented by Najia Zaidi The research examines invisible boundaries which prevent ethnic minority communities accessing urban public spaces, including complex dynamics of ethnicity, caste and class. Focusing on the case study of Gujrati community in Leicester, it shows multiple cultural sensitivities that are often not taken into consideration by civil society institutions, even as they…

Wales Housing Research Conference 2022

Co-hosted by the WISERD Wales Housing Research Network, the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence, and Shelter Cymru. About the conference The Wales Housing Research Conference on 19th December 2022 provides an opportunity to pause, share research evidence, and reflect on contemporary Welsh housing issues. The conference will include an incredibly diverse range of presentations…

The Gender Pay and Progression Gap (GPPG) in Teaching in Wales

Presented by Catherine Foster  While the gender pay gap for full time employees in Wales has halved since 2004, it remains around 9% according to 2021 Welsh Government figures. However, the pay gap varies between sectors, and separate research suggests that the gender pay gap is widening in the education sector as a whole in…

The 21st Century Ladz: The School-to-Work Transition and Masculine Identity of Marginalised Working-Class Young Men from the South Wales Valleys

Presented by Dr Richard Gater  This seminar discusses my PhD research which explored the school-to-work transition and masculine identity of a group of marginalised working-class young men from the South Wales Valleys. The research was undertaken collaboratively with a youth centre and consisted of an ethnographic study of nine young men, plus interviews with youth…

Annual Conference 2023

The theme for our Annual Conference is ‘Civil society and governance in an age of crisis’.