SPA ANNUAL CONFERENCE, JULY 2015
2015 Social Policy Association Annual Conference
Belfast Metropolitan College, Titanic Quarter, Belfast
6th-8th July 2015
Conference Theme: ‘Social Policy in the Spotlight: Change, Continuity and Challenge’.
Mary O’Hara, author of ‘Austerity Bites’ (Policy Press, 2014), is an award-winning journalist based in Los Angeles, writing about health, poverty and social justice in the US and the UK.
Jane Jenson is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Montreal, where she holds the Canada Research Chair in Citizenship and Governance. This plenary is sponsored by the Journal of Social Policy.
Colin Crouch is Professor Emeritus, University of Warwick and External Scientific Member, Max-Planck-InstitutfürGesellschaftsforschung, Cologne.
David Donnison is Professor Emeritus in Urban Studies at the University of Glasgow, having worked at the Universities of Manchester, Toronto, the L.S.E., and Glasgow. He has published extensively in the areas of social Policy and Urban Studies including, most recently, ‘Speaking to Power’ (Policy Press, 2009).
Highlights of the 2015 conference
Conference programme and abstracts
To see video highlights of the plenaries, see here
For the Twitter story board of the conference, see here
Photo gallery of the conference
Television coverage of the conference