Prof Bernard Harris
Professor of Social Policy, University of Strathclyde
Bernard Harris is Professor of Social Policy in the School of Social Work and Social Policy at the University of Strathclyde. He was previously Professor of the History of Social Policy at the University of Southampton. He has edited or coedited books on Race, science and medicine (Routledge, 1999); Charity and mutual aid in Europe and North America since 1800 (Routledge, 2007); Gender and wellbeing in Europe: historical and contemporary perspectives (Ashgate, 2009); and Welfare and old age in Europe and North America (Pickering and Chatto, 2012). He is the author of The health of the schoolchild: a history of the school medical service in England and and Wales (Open University Press, 1995) and The origins of the British welfare state: society, state and social welfare in England and Wales, 1800-1945 (Palgrave, 2004). He is also the co-author (with Roderick Floud, Robert Fogel and Sok Chul Hong) of The changing body: health, nutrition and human development in the western world since 1700 (Cambridge University Press, 2011).
On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis
In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.
We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August
International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education
LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education
Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy
Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.