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1 What Next for Social Policy Professor Fiona Williams explores how contemporary social movements – especially those around gender, race, migration, disability, austerity and the environment – pose material, political and ethical questions as to how we are to live our lives. Fiona Williams 09 Nov 2018
2 Children and Social Policy in Europe A lecture given for the Meeting Minds Alumni Weekend 2018. Mary Daly 20 Sep 2018
3 Creative Commons What should we do about social care, and why? Part of the 'Perspectives on Social Policy at Oxford' series, Hilary Term 2018 Andrew Dilnot 11 Jun 2018
4 Creative Commons How does social progress in Britain since 1950 compare with that in “peer” countries? Part of the 'Perspectives on Social Policy at Oxford' series, Hilary Term 2018 Anthony Heath 11 Jun 2018
5 Creative Commons Social Policy, Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Oxford University: lessons from the study of Japan Part of the 'Perspectives on Social Policy at Oxford' series, Hilary Term 2018 Roger Goodman 11 Jun 2018
6 Creative Commons Political philosophy and social policy: the concept of poverty Part of the 'Perspectives on Social Policy at Oxford' series, Hilary Term 2018 Jonathan Wolff 11 Jun 2018
7 Why should we have trust in numbers? Making evidence more reliable, and empowering people to check it Professor David Spiegelhalter, , Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk in the Statistical Laboratory, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge delivers the annual Sidney Ball lecture at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford David Spiegelhalter 02 Nov 2017
8 Inside the 'Black Box' of the Family The family is often seen as one unit, sharing resources equally, with money being neutral whatever its origin or purpose. But research by Fran Bennett suggests this is too simple. Fran Bennett 19 Sep 2016
9 Parenting then and now: Has support policy and practice kept up with the evidence? Stephen Scott, Institute of Psychiatry, King' College, London, gives a talk as part of the Centenary seminar series in Hilary Term 2014, celebrating 100 years of social enquiry at Oxford University's Department of Social Policy and Intervention. Stephen Scott 12 Aug 2015
10 Creative Commons How to reduce global homicide rates by 70 percent: Learning from past successes to inform future policies Manuel Eisner, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, gives a talk as part of the Centenary seminar series in Hilary Term 2014, celebrating 100 years of social enquiry at Oxford University's Department of Social Policy and Intervention. Manuel Eisner 12 Aug 2015
11 Creative Commons Recurring themes in the history of social work: where to now? Ann Buchanan, Department of Social Policy and Intervention, gives a talk as part of the Centenary seminar series in Hilary Term 2014, celebrating 100 years of social enquiry at Oxford University's Department of Social Policy and Intervention. Ann Buchanan 12 Aug 2015
12 The EU and national welfare: The shifting boundaries of solidarity Maurizio Ferrera, Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Milan, gives a talk as part of the Centenary seminar series in Hilary Term 2014. Maurizio Ferrera 03 Jun 2015
13 Constructing unemployment: Historical perspectives Noel Whiteside, Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, gives a talk as part of the Centenary seminar series in Hilary Term 2014, celebrating 100 years of social enquiry at Oxford University's Department of Social Policy and Intervention. Noel Whiteside 03 Jun 2015
14 Lessons from history? Charity, mutual aid and the origins of the 'Big Society Bernard Harris, School of Applied Social Sciences, University of Strathclyde, gives a talk as part of the Centenary seminar series in Michaelmas Term 2013. Bernard Harris 03 Jun 2015
15 Creative Commons It takes a village: Meeting the complex needs of poverty-impacted youth and their families, locally and globally Mary McKay, Professor and Director, McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, New York University, delivered the Astor Visiting Lecture on 21 May 2015. Mary McKay 27 May 2015
16 Creative Commons Research, Policy, and Societal Perspectives on New Psychoactive Substances Part four of the 'Interventional Perspectives on Substance Use and Misuse' seminar series which took place in Hilary Term 2014. Harry Sumnall 19 May 2015
17 Creative Commons Alcohol Policy and Its Societal impact Part three of the 'Interventional Perspectives on Substance Use and Misuse' seminar series which took place in Hilary Term 2014. Colin Drummond 19 May 2015
18 Creative Commons Adolescent Substance Use: What Do We Think We Know, Should We Intervene and if so, When? Part two of the 'Interventional Perspectives on Substance Use and Misuse' seminar series which took place in Hilary Term 2014. Alex Sutherland 19 May 2015
19 Creative Commons Drug Control, Human Rights and Bridging 'Parallel Universes' Part one of the 'Interventional Perspectives on Substance Use and Misuse' seminar series which took place in Hilary Term 2014. Rick Lines 19 May 2015
20 Beyond the Academy: Applying Medical History to Health Policy Fifth and final talk given at the Half Day Workshop for Post-Graduate and Early Career Historians of Medicine Virginia Berridge 14 Jul 2014
21 Barnett House Centenary Reunion Weekend Keynote Lecture Magdalena Sepulveda, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, gives the keynote lecture for the Department of Social Policy and intervention Barnet House Centenary Weekend. Magdalena Sepulveda 14 Jul 2014
22 A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens Professor Guy Standing of SOAS discusses his new book, A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens Guy Standing 21 May 2014
23 Creative Commons Water Lives: forging a science-policy interface Exploring the interface between science and policy-making at Water Lives - a science-policy symposium for Freshwater life in Brussels, January 2014. Listen to find out what every scientist should know about policy-making. Paul Jepson, Helen Scales 31 Mar 2014
24 Creative Commons A brief history of randomised controlled trails in education (over the last 100 years) Professor Carole Torgerson, Durham University, gives a talk as part of the Centenary seminar series in Michaelmas Term 2013, celebrating 100 years of social enquiry at Oxford University's Department of Social Policy and Intervention. Carole Torgerson 26 Feb 2014
25 Creative Commons Warfare and the welfare state: causal mechanisms and effects Professor Herbert Obinger, University of Bremen, gives a talk as part of the Centenary seminar series in Michaelmas Term 2013, celebrating 100 years of social enquiry at Oxford University's Department of Social Policy and Intervention. Herbert Obinger 26 Feb 2014
26 Creative Commons Using social science research to influence policy: the case of the family justice system Ceridwen Roberts, Department of Social Policy and Intervention, gives a talk as part of the Centenary seminar series in Michaelmas Term 2013, celebrating 100 years of social enquiry at Oxford University's Department of Social Policy and Invervention. Ceridwen Roberts 26 Feb 2014
27 Knowledge and humility in social work: learning from past mistakes Professor Eileen Munro, Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science, gives a talk as part of the Centenary seminar series in Michaelmas Term 2013. Eileen Munro 26 Feb 2014
28 Creative Commons Barnett House: a hundred years of research policy and practice George Smith, Teresa Smith, Liz Peretz, Department of Social Policy and Intervention, gave a lecture as part of the Centenary seminar series in Michaelmas Term 2013. George Smith, Teresa Smith, Elizabeth Peretz 26 Feb 2014
29 Creative Commons Speaking Truth to Power: Social Policy in Action - Sidney Ball Memorial Lecture 2013 The 2013 lecture 'Speaking Truth to Power: Social Policy in Action' delivered by Baroness Lister of Burtersett on 4th of December 2013 in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St. Antony's College. Ruth Lister, Chris Patten 17 Dec 2013
30 Creative Commons Department of Social Policy and Intervention Graduate Research Student Conference Keynote Speech 2 Prof Laurence Moore, Director of the Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement gives a talk for the Graduate Student Research Conference on 19 October 2012. Laurence Moore 14 Jan 2013
31 Creative Commons Department of Social Policy and Intervention Graduate Research Student Conference Keynote Speech 1 Dr Philip Davies, Deputy Director at the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, gives a keynote talk for the Department of Social Policy and Intervention Graduate Research Student Conference on October 19 2012. Philip Davies 14 Jan 2013
32 Creative Commons Conclusion Professor Martin Seeleib-Kaiser concludes the ESRC/OISP Workshop on Comparative Methods. Martin Seeleib-Kaiser 12 Mar 2012
33 Creative Commons Merging Macro and Micro Data? Session 6 of the ESRC/OISP Workshop on Comparative Methods - Merging Macro and Micro Data? with Dr Mark Tomlinson. Mark Tomlinson 12 Mar 2012
34 Creative Commons An Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling in Comparative Social Analysis Session 5 of the ESRC/OISP Workshop on Comparative Methods: An Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling in comparative Social Analysis - Dr Mark Tomlinson. Mark Tomlinson 12 Mar 2012
35 Creative Commons Challenges and Limits of Macro-Quantitative Analysis Session 4 of the ESRC/OISP workshop on Comparative Methods: Challenges and Limits of Macro-Quantitative Analysis with Dr Emanuele Ferragina. Emanuele Ferragina 12 Mar 2012
36 Creative Commons Ideal Types and Welfare Regimes: An Application Session three of the ESRC/OISP Workshop in Comparative Methods. Ideal Types and Welfare Regimes: An Application. Emanuele Ferragina 12 Mar 2012
37 Creative Commons Introduction to Comparative Analysis (part 2) Professor Martin Seeleib-Kaiser gives the second part of his introduction to Comparative Methods. Martin Seeleib-Kaiser 12 Mar 2012
38 Creative Commons Introduction to Comparative Analysis (part 1) Professor Martin Seeleib-Kaiser gave an introduction to what comparative analysis is. Martin Seeleib-Kaiser 12 Mar 2012
39 Creative Commons Welcome to the ESRC/OISP Workshop in Comparative Methods Professor Martin Seeleib-Kaiser introduces the ESRC/OISP Workshop in Comparative Methods, held on 12-14th January 2012. Martin Seeleib-Kaiser 12 Mar 2012
40 Creative Commons Evidence-based Interventions in Juvenile Justice: Concepts, Research, Practice, and Frontiers Professor Mark Lipsey (Peabody Research Institute, Vanderbilt University) delivers the 2011 Sidney Ball Memorial Lecture. Mark Lipsey 24 Nov 2011
41 Reasoning and Disagreement Nobel Prize winner Amaryta Sen delivers theh 2011 Isaiah Berlin Lecture on Reasoning and Disagreement. Amartya Sen 08 Jun 2011
42 Creative Commons Regional integration and welfare-state convergence in Europe Professor Beckfield discusses whether the welfare state convergence is really taking place, or it is just regional integration, especially in the European context. Jason Beckfield 08 Jun 2011
43 Life Chances and Early Childhood Investments 2010 Sidney Ball memorial Lecture given by Professor Gøsta Esping-Andersen at St Antony's College. Gøsta Esping-Andersen 08 Nov 2010
44 Courts, Legislatures, Administrators, and the Making of Social Policy This lecture, delivered by Professor Martin Shapiro on 25 June 2006, opened the inaugural workshop of the Foundation's programme on 'Courts and the Making of Public Policy'. Martin Shapiro 11 Aug 2008