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Fawcett Lecture by Professor Dame Janet Finch DBE, Tuesday 19 February 2013, 6.15pm

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.

+ For more information, contact sue.heath@rhul.ac.uk / 01784 443 004


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