Confirmation, Clearing and Adjustment 2016

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Wed
5
Oct

Critical Emotional Reflexivity in Social Activism

Examining how (rather than why) everyday people become social activists provides insights into the emotionality of not only the personal process, but of bringing about social change.

Tue
11
Oct

CA skills-training course on Repair (3 days)

Pre-requisites: Developing Conversation Analytic Skills 1 and 2 (Turn-taking and Sequence Organisation)

Wed
12
Oct

Universities, Democracy and Public Sociology; The Challenge of the Neo-Liberal Knowledge Regime

This talk will set out the key elements of the neo-liberal knowledge regime that is being brought to completion by the Government’s recent Higher Education and Research Bill

Tue
18
Oct

CA skills-training course on Word Selection (3 days)

This course is one of two – on word selection and repair – designed to provide further core training in conversation analysis (CA).

Wed
19
Oct

CURB Seminar: Urban Inequalities: Social Distance and Spatial Division

What are the social and spatial implications of deepening economic inequality in cities?

Wed
26
Oct

Couple Relationship, Family Management and the Workplace

European data still show a huge gender employment gap at the expense of women caused by parenthood.

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