Posted on 18/02/2013
Kinship, Families, Women’s Lives: Fawcett Lecture followed by a Reception
Tuesday 19 February 2013, 6.15pm
Windsor Building Auditorium, RHUL
All welcome, admission free
Professor Dame Janet Finch is a sociologist whose work focuses on family relationships. She is Honorary Professor of Sociology at University of Manchester, and Honorary Fellow at Royal Holloway. She has recently retired as Vice-Chancellor of Keele University after fifteen years, and was awarded a CBE in 1999 for services to Social Science. She was awarded a DBE in the 2008 for services to Social Science and to Higher Education.
Dame Janet has also been involved at national level in a range of policy-making bodies, related to both research, education and public policy. Currently she chairs the Governing Board of the Life Study. Until recently she was the independent Co-Chair of the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology.
All welcome, admission free, no booking necessary. The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Windsor Building Foyer.
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