Welcome to the Department of Sociology

Students in a tutorial (c) John Houlihan
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Daryl Martin lecturing (c) John Houlihan
(c) Daniel Hunt
Piccadilly Circus (c) Roger Butler-Ellis 2010

Welcome to the Department of Sociology at the University of York.  With impressive credentials and a supportive atmosphere, our innovative Department is driven by excellence in both research and teaching.

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Events and Conferences

Mon
28
Apr

Post Graduate Conference: Access and Opportunity in the Social Sciences

2014 International Social Sciences Post-Graduate Conference

Fri
2
May

Marxism with Soul Marxist Humanism after Marshall Berman

This one-day symposium seeks not only to recognise the huge contributions made by Marshall Berman to studies of Marx, modernity, cities and the development of an authentic self, but also to consider Berman’s legacy in terms of thinking through Marxist humanism’s continued potential to inspire interventions within the social sciences, arts and humanities but also the realms of everyday life and political opposition

Fri
9
May

Withholding and Withdrawing Treatment from Patients in a Vegetative or Minimally Conscious State

There will be talks from a range of experts covering the ethical, clinical, philosophical, economic, and sociological perspectives of withdrawing treatment from vegetative and minimally conscious patients.

Mon
12
May

Festival of Death and Dying

The Sociology Department has been successful in our bid for one of the University's External Engagement Awards. We will be organising a Festival of Death and Dying to take place in York in national Dying Awareness Week

Fri
16
May

Sexual Orientation and the European Convention on Human Rights: Voices and Perspectives

The Department of Sociology at the University of York is pleased to host a one-day seminar organized to explore sexual orientation and human rights in contemporary Europe.

Prospective students

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Current Students