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Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI)


The Cathie Marsh Institute hosts a regular series of afternoon research seminars in which experts are invited to share their knowledge and their latest work in the field of social research.

All are welcome and no booking is necessary. Please get in touch if you would like to know more at

Forthcoming seminars

CMI Seminar by Dr James Laurence (UoM) "Together and Apart: the Dynamics of Ethic Diversity, Segregation and Social Cohesion among Young People and Adults"

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 27 February 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes James Laurence from The University of...

CoDE Seminar: Diane Abbott, misogynoir and the politics of Black British feminism

12:00 - 13:00 Thursday 27 February 2020

This seminar presents Dr Lisa Palmer's paper that argues that we cannot...

CMI Seminar: Prof Paul Smith "Population size estimation with covariates having missing values and measurement error"

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 12 March 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes Paul Smith from The University of...

CMI Seminar: Neil Sheldon "We need to talk about statistics"

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 19 March 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes Neil Sheldon who will be speaking on the...

CoDE Seminar: Apocalypse forever?: racial capitalism and the social causes and consequences of the climate crisis

12:00 - 13:00 Thursday 26 March 2020

This seminar is presented by Dr Leon Sealey-Huggins, Global Sustainable...

CoDE Seminar: Blackness and Brownness at the Intersection: Critical Thoughts Concerning Race, Debility and Disability

12:00 - 13:00 Thursday 30 April 2020

This seminar is presented by Viji Kuppan, PhD Student at Leeds Beckett...

CMI Seminar: Dr Bram Vanhoutte

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 07 May 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes Brma Vanhoutte from teh University of...

CoDE Seminar: Mixed-race, white (rural) space: Black (and white) mixed-race family’s experiences of managing and negotiating racialisation and racism in a predominantly white English town

12:00 - 13:00 Thursday 28 May 2020

In this ethnographic thesis Chantelle Lewis explores the retrospective accounts...