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Join us for this free event showcasing ten years of European Research Council-funded research at the University of Oxford. Some of our leading Social Scientists will share cutting-edge ideas in a round of ten minute ‘TED-style’ talks. You will then have the opportunity to meet the presenters and discuss their ground-breaking research at the reception.

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Welcome and introduction
Roger Goodman, Head of the Social Sciences Division and Nissan Professor of Modern Japanese Studies

Sociogenomics – when nature meets nurture
Melinda Mills, Nuffield Professor of Sociology and Head of the Department of Sociology

You know nothing about dogs, pigs or chickens
Gregor Larson, Director, Palaeogenomics & Bio-Archaeology Research Network, School of Archaeology

Why immigration detention is a form of punishment
Mary Bosworth, Professor of Criminology, Faculty of Law

English landscapes and identities
Chris Gosden, Professor of European Archaeology and Director of the Institute of Archaeology

Ten things you wish you didn’t know about elections (and what to do about them)
Philip Howard, Professor of Internet Studies, Oxford Internet Institute

Parenting, politics and petrol bombs: trying to reduce child abuse in Africa
Lucie Cluver, Professor of Child and Family Social Work, Department of Social Policy and Intervention

Followed by a drinks reception

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