Food for Thought

Food for thought LogoQueens Cross and Glasgow Caledonian University have joined up to host a new series of free talks where people can learn and debate with experts about important subjects in local community venues.

Food and refreshments are provided at each event.

Inequality in Scotland's economic decision making

Wed, 27 February 2019 
18:00 – 20:00

Dundasvale Resident Hall
Dundasvale Court
G4 0DF

Join researchers from the WISE Centre for Economic Justice and members of the Participatory Budgeting evaluation team at GCU to talk about having your say in local decision making.

Whose voices are heard and who's in the room when decisions are made about local resources and public finances can make a difference. Time pressuers and caring responsibilities also make a difference to how people can participate in local - and national - opportunities to make their voices heard.

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What kind of society do we want in Scotland?

Thu, 28 March 2019
18:30 – 20:30

Windsor Community Hall
1 Windsor Street
G20 7NA

Join researchers from the Sirius project at GCU to talk about their work around integration of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in the european workforce and the impact of Brexit for Migrants to Scotland and for the Scottish people.

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Sport and Social Change

Thu, 25 April 2019

18:00 – 20:00 

Hopehill Complex 
Hopehill Road
G20 7HH

Join researchers from GCU's Glasgow School for Business and Society to hear about how the memories of professional football players who grew up in glasgow present a very different view of life in so-called deprived neighbourhoods. 

Find out how GCU staff are working with partners to promote greater social inclusions in their sports related courses through mentoring and volunteering in education for students.

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