Question Time - ACE (Alternative Curriculum Events) Week
This event is open to students from the School of Social Sciences only.
Based on the BBC TV programme Question Time, you are invited to put forward your questions on immigration, radicalisation and new politics before the session and they will then be read out during the event and answered by a panel of local relevant candidates.
- From: Thursday 19 November 2015, 12 am
- To: Thursday 19 November 2015, 12 am
- Location: CHR1803, Chaucer building, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 5LT
- Booking deadline: Monday 13 November 2017, 12.00 am
This event is for Social Sciences students as part of ACE Week, which is your chance to:
- explore your chosen subject through a range of activities
- debate topics relevant to your subject with Social Sciences students from other courses and years
- engage with a range of extra curricula activities to complement your studies and future career.
Based on the BBC Tv programme Question Time, you are invited to put forward your questions on immigration, radicalisation and new politics before the session and they will then be read out during the event and answered by a panel of local relevant candidates. Please submit your questions by email to Sam Murphy.
The Question Time panel members will include:
- Sajid Mohammed: Co-founder and Executive Director of Himmah, a community organisation which was a founding member of the wider Nottingham Citizens body. Sajid is a member of the national council of Citizens UK, serves on the Equalities and Fairness Commission and is a director of One Nottingham and City of Football.
- Rebecca Wilson: Advice Services Manager at the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum. Rebecca manages the Refugee Forum's projects aimed at providing advice to refugees and asylum seekers - from advice to young people and families, to welfare rights advice and general advocacy and support. Rebecca has a longstanding interest in refugee rights and has previously advised for the Refugee Council, undertaken an extended research programme on refugee resettlement in the USA and is a trustee of the Nottingham Arimathea Trust, an organisation which houses destitute refugees and asylum seekers in Nottingham. Prior to working for NNRF, Rebecca was the Political Assistant to the Labour group at Nottingham City Council, where she worked closely with Labour councillors as well as council officers to deliver an ambitious programme of work. Prior to this, Rebecca worked as a Parliamentary Assistant in the European Parliament and studied French and Politics at the University of Birmingham.
- Dr Chris Baker-Beall: Lecturer in International Relations at Nottingham Trent University. He contributes to teaching on the BA (Hons) in International Relations and the MA in International Relations – leading modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Dr Baker-Beall's research adopts a critical approach to contemporary security issues, with a particular focus on counter-terrorism policy and the process of ‘radicalisation’. He is the author of The European Union's 'Fight against Terrorism': Discourse, Policies, Identity (Manchester University Press, 2016), the co-editor of a recent publication on 'radicalisation' titled Counter-Radicalisation: Critical Perspectives (Routledge, 2015) and the edited collection Neoliberalism and Terror (Routledge, 2015). His research is either forthcoming or in-print in a number of journals including Journal of Contemporary European Research, Cooperation and Conflict and Critical Studies on Terrorism.
- Chair: Kathie Moore, Dean, School of Social Sciences.
What you need to check before attending the event:
- Are you studying Psychology with Sociology and / or a Criminology module as part of BA Health and Social Care course? If so, you will need to check your module learning rooms to see if your lectures are still taking place.
- Are you studying on the BA (Hons) Criminology; BA (Hons) Social Work; BSc (Hons) Psychology; BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology; or BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology? You will still have scheduled teaching, seminars or you will be on placement. You are very welcome to attend our ACE Week events that do not clash with your scheduled teaching.
Want to join the conversation about ACE Week? Use #aceweek
This event is free to attend, but places are limited so we recommend that you book as soon as possible.
Please click on the Add to basket button above and complete the short online booking form to reserve your place.
If you have any questions about this event, please contact Sam Murphy for more information.
The School of Social Sciences reserves the right to postpone or cancel this event in unexpected staff absence.