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- Family and Neighbourhood Risk and Children's Problem Behaviour
26 November 2015 General cognitive ability has been shown to buffer the effects of family adversity and poverty on emotional and behavioural problems in school age children. Yet, little is known about whether `intelligence' can protect younger children or change the problem trajectories of at-risk children. This talk will describe research examining quantitatively the role of intelligence in modifying the effects of family poverty, neighbourhood poverty and adverse family events on children's trajectories of emotional and behavioural problems in early-to-middle childhood.
- Institutional legitimacy and change rhetoric of philanthropic organisations and their effect
02 December 2015 This seminar discusses the purposes of philanthropic organisations, as regards establishing their legitimacy and authority, financing innovative ideas and creating a just society.
- J. M. Coetzee, moral philosophy and eros
09 December 2015 Chaired by Judith Suissa.