Seminar includes study of liveaboard boaters

The research group that carried out the boaters and travellers health survey in  2012-2013 is holding a half day seminar on March 12th that includes a study of liveaboard boaters.

The Institue for Diversity Research, Inclusivity, Communities and Society (IDRICS) is holding
a symposium entitled ‘Moving Stories: Migrant Communities in transit’ led by Professor
Margaret Greenfields, who co-ordinated the health survey.

Guest speakers include liveaboard boater Dr HollyGale Millette, who will discuss her research ‘A 3,000 Linear Village – Britain’s Water Gypsies: Temporal Lives and Communities on the Cut’.

The symposium is at Buckinghamshire New University’s High Wycombe Campus on Wednesday 12th March at 1.00-5.00pm in Room N3.08. All are welcome to attend. The event is free of charge. It is part of the university’s Talking Ideas series of seminars.

For further information on the full seminar series; travel arrangements, and to confirm attendance, contact tel 01494 603029.

You can download the flyer here Talking Ideas Flyer – final 12th March 2014

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