ISR Upcoming Events

As part of the remit of the Institute a series of public seminars is organised each year. During the coming year ISR will host a number of events (the majority of which are open to the public) covering such themes as, Health and Well Being, and the User and Community Engagement in Service Reform.  Find out more about ISR here.

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19th Jul – 6th Aug 2021

Critical Studies in Television Slow Covid-Safe Conference 2021

Where to, Television Studies? What directions are there to investigate? What are the themes that are important as the medium morphs and changes? What methodological challenges do these changes pose to Television Studies and what place does television history continue to hold within our discipline?  Organised by Critical Studies in Television, ECREA Television Studies and the Department of Media and Performing Arts, Edge Hill University, and promoted by ISR, this conference will be a space where we can come together to set the agenda for television research and education.
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16th Sep 2021 18:00

What Does a Good Non-executive Director on a Public-Sector Board Look Like Today?

Dr Joy Tweed, University of Westminster
Over the past couple of decades, the expectations and requirements for a non-executive director (NED) in the public sector have changed. There’s been shifts in terminology from lay members to NEDs and differing expectations of whether the role is one of representing the views of local people/service users or the contribution of particular business skills to good corporate governance. Is ‘lived experience’ or local knowledge valued or are business skills from the private sector preferred? In this seminar Joy will draw on her experience and research to consider what a ‘good’ NED and ‘good governance’ might look like as we move into a new era of integrated care systems.
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27th Sep 2021

Critical Awards in Television 2021

We invite you to place your vote now! The Critical Awards in Television are an award of a different kind: rather than celebrating best programme, best performance, best script, the Critical Awards in Television want to celebrate television in the way that we value it: this year, by drawing attention to the service it has rendered to us by giving us comfort during Covid, by celebrating those productions that came up with clever ways of dealing with Covid restrictions so that they could continue to be made, by celebrating writers who found alternative ways of telling stories and by celebrating future television makers (who are currently students) who have come up with clever ways of making television in these difficult times. Vote now!
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27th Oct 2021 18:00

What Makes a Good Arts Venue?

Mary Cloake, CEO Bluecoat Liverpool
This event is the latest in the series of ISR’s ‘What Makes A Good Society?’ sessions which are intended to engage the public, professionals and practitioners as well as academics. This latest session welcomes Mary Cloake, CEO of The Bluecoat Liverpool, who will ask ‘What Makes a Good Arts Venue?’
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10th Nov 2021 13:00

CPSS Seminar Series – Launch Event

The Centre for Child Protection and Safeguarding in Sport (CPSS) invites you to join them at the inaugural session of its seminar series for Autumn 2021. Supported by the Institute for Social responsibility (ISR) this seminar will be a special event with two internationally renowned experts speaking to topics that align with the CPSS Mission Statement of contributing to enhanced safeguarding knowledge and practice to promote and protect the welfare of children and adults in sport.
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25th Nov 2021 18:00

What makes for a Good Flourishing Society?

Eri Mountbatten-O’Malley, Bath Spa University
This event is the latest in the series of ISR’s ‘What Makes A Good Society?’ sessions which are intended to engage the public, professionals and practitioners as well as academics. This latest session welcomes Eri Mountbatten-O’Malley, Senior lecturer in Education policy at Bath Spa University, who will ask ‘What makes for a Flourishing Society?’
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Disclaimer: The views of the speakers do not represent the views of the University.  Any under 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


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