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ESRC Festival of Social Science Pathways to Impact: ageing, diversity, connectivity and community

Bournemouth University

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (GMT)

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ESRC Festival of Social Science launch of the National Lottery funded Methods to Diversity and a chance to see the award–winning short film, Rufus Stone.

Date and Time

Wednesday, 7 November 2012 – This event is by invitation only.

Schedule

10: 00 Arrival, Tea & Coffee
10:15 Welcome
10:20 Katie Pratt, Equality South West
10:40 Discussion
10:50 Informal discussion: BU Research Advisory Committee and Researchers
11:15 ‘The Making of Rufus Stone’ (Kip Jones & Trevor Hearing)
11:25 Rufus Stone screening
11:55 Discussion of film
12:30 Lunch
1:15 Launch of Methods to Diversity method deck
1:30 Small group hands–on experiences with method decks
2:30 Feed–back from day
3:00 Close.

Event Details

A day of informal discussions about diversity and the potential damage of discrimination experienced by many older gay and lesbian citizens.  Equality South West’s Chief Executive Katie Pratt will start off the day with highlights from their survey, “Pride Progress & Transformation”. Members of BU’s LGB Research Advisory Committee will be on hand to informally share their experiences of working on BU projects. A screening of the award winning, Bournemouth produced short film, Rufus Stone will follow Rufus Stone the movie blog.

The big event of the day is the launch the Method Deck, Methods to Diversity – a learning tool to inspire agencies, practitioners and communities to think about diversity within their ageing population. Methods to Diversity contains information, practical tips and exercises to help agencies and communities think creatively about their approach to working with older lesbian and gay people.

The event is free, including lunch and a set of the Methods to Diversity cards.  A small amount is available for us to reimburse travel expenses with receipts if needed, but please come ‘on your own steam’ if possible.

Any questions?  Please contact Dr Lee–Ann Fenge lfenge@bournemouth.ac.uk.
Dietary or ability requirements: Contact Naomi Kay nkay@bournemouth.ac.uk.

Space is VERY limited (60 participants) and will fill up fast.  If you are interested in attending, please register quickly.

Have questions about ESRC Festival of Social Science Pathways to Impact: ageing, diversity, connectivity and community? Contact Bournemouth University

When & Where


Executive Business Centre, 7th Floor
Bournemouth University
89 Holdenhurst Road
BH8 8EB Bournemouth
United Kingdom

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (GMT)


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Throughout its life, BU has developed a strong reputation for offering a wide range of opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate education, research and enterprise. Inspired by a clear vision for the future we continue to develop new initiatives and programmes, to realise the potential of staff and students alike.

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