Socio-Legal Sources and Methods in Social Welfare and Family Law

Socio-Legal Sources and Methods in Social Welfare and Family Law
Date
18 May 2018, 10:30 to 18 May 2018, 17:00
Type
Research Training
Venue
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR
Description

 

Socio-Legal Sources and Methods in Social Welfare and Family Law

This training will include the following sessions:

Sources and Methods in Family Justice
Prof Anne Barlow, Exeter University – “Researching out of court family dispute resolution: methodological challenges and how to overcome them”
Prof Helen Stalford, University of Liverpool – “A children’s rights-based approach to research”

Socio-Legal Research in the Court of Protection
Prof Phil Fennell, Cardiff University – “The methodological challenges of research in the Court of Protection”
Jaime Lindsey, Essex University – “Observing legal proceedings: researching welfare cases at the Court of Protection”

Methodological Challenges in Family and Social Welfare law
Prof Rosie Harding, University of Birmingham – “Balancing the Challenges and Opportunities of Involving People with Intellectual Disabilities in Empirical Research”
Dr Julie Doughty, Cardiff University – “Interdisciplinary approaches to understanding the experiences and support needs of new adoptive families”

Social Context of Family and Social Welfare Research
Jonathan Sims and Ben Hadley, British Library – “Family and welfare law: researching the social context at the British Library and the Social Welfare Portal”
Maria Bell, Law Librarian, London School of Economics – “Sources of social welfare law in the LSE Library”


Jointly organised by the British Library, the Socio-Legal Studies Association and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.

Who should attend:  This day is aimed at PhD/MPhil researchers, early career academics and policy researchers.

FEES:  Standard Rate: £80.00;  SLSA Members: £70.00;  Students: £55.00.

Booking will open shortly 

Contact

IALS Events Office
ials.events@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 5800