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Department of Social Sciences

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    Department of Social Sciences

  • About the department

    The Department of Social Sciences is an environment of critical enquiry and rigorous research. Our innovative and influential research has received international recognition; changing attitudes and informing policy across areas as diverse as the conservation of primates, gendered practices in family and work lives, and Eastern European politics.

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      • 26Feb

        Primate Conservation Seminar Series

        Socio-ecology of the Asian apes with guest speaker Dr David Chivers, University of Cambridge

      • 28Feb

        Postgraduate open evening

        Graduate Your Career - A postgraduate qualification can help you to develop your career, deepen your learning, pursue a passion, or build the knowledge and skills to get you back into the workplace. Find out more about the postgraduate and professional development opportunities we offer at our open evening.

      • 05Mar

        Primate Conservation Seminar Series

        Pet lemur trade in Madagascar with speaker Dr Kim Reuter, Conservation International

      • 12Mar

        Primate Conservation Seminar Series

        Sharing landscapes: chimpanzee and people coexistence in West Africa with guest speaker Dr Tatyana Humle (University of Kent)