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|27 April 2020||15:30||Full details||Add event|
|4 May 2020||15:30|
POSTPONED. EGENIS seminar series: Exploring the Easter E.g. – Shifting Baselines and Changing Perceptions of Cultural and Biological ‘Aliens’, Prof Naomi Sykes (University of Exeter)Easter is the most important event in the Christian calendar. Despite its global reach and cultural significance, Easter has attracted minimal academic attention since the 1970s. Astonishingly little is known about the festival’s genesis, when it first appeared in Britain, the origins of its component customs – e.g. the gifting of eggs purportedly delivered by the Easter ‘bunny’ – or how they coalesced to form current practices. Equally obscure are the timing and circumstance by which animals that have come to be associated with the festival – notably the brown hare and the rabbit but also the chicken – arrived in Britain. As a result, Easter is a high-profile natural and cultural history puzzle. This talk, timed to coincide with the festival, will bring together the results of an AHRC-funded project on the subject.. Full details
|6 May 2020||15:30|
CANCELLED: Establishment Relations and Fatherhood Wage Premiums: New Insights from Finnish Administrative DataFathers often earn more than their childless counterparts, although effects can vary among groups of men. Most of this literature uses micro data and attributes these wage effects to individual selection. We instead draw on relational inequality theory (RIT) to argue the importance of establishment relations behind group differences in net fatherhood wage premiums.. Full details
|11 May 2020||14:00||Full details||Add event|
|11 May 2020||15:30||Full details||Add event|
|12 May 2020||14:00||Full details||Add event|
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|15 May 2020||13:00||Full details||Add event|
|18 May 2020||15:30||Full details||Add event|
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|8 June 2020||15:30||Full details||Add event|
|19 June 2020||15:30||Full details||Add event|