Myths and Realities 16: Are 'friends' the new 'family'?
When: Mon 11 Feb 2013, 18.30-20.00
Where: Conference Centre, British Library
Price: £7.50 / £5 concessions
Changes in how we live, including increases in geographical mobility and single households, can affect the intimate relationships we form with others. For some, friendships form the key support network rather than family. But is this really a new phenomenon; are family relationships really changing?
Our speakers are Professor Lynn Jamieson, AcSS, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh and Graham Crow, AcSS, Director of the Scottish Doctoral Training Centre in Edinburgh. Our Chair is Ceridwen Roberts, AcSS, Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford.