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Congratulations Class of 2017

Posted on Wednesday 19 July 2017

Celebrating with our new graduates in the Department of Sociology


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Research

Events and Conferences

Wed
4
Oct

Autumn Unpolished Papers

Challenges and Superpowers

Wed
25
Oct

Autumn Unpolished Papers

Is There a Cancer Habitus?

Wed
8
Nov

Dilemmas of patient choice: findings from a conversation analytic study of neurology outpatient consultations

Recent, widely-publicized Royal College of Surgeons’ (RCS, 2016) guidelines on consent specify that “the aim of the discussion about consent is to give the patient the information they need to make a decision about what treatment or procedure (if any) they want

Wed
15
Nov

CURB Seminar: Thinking Sociologically About Kindness: Puncturing the Blasé in the Ordinary City

We recently made the case for a sociological engagement with kindness (Brownlie and Anderson, 2016).

Wed
22
Nov

Housekeeping Against Accumulation: Lifestyle Minimalism, De-Growth and the Present Post-Ecological Condition

The post-2008 financial crisis era has seen an upsurge in cultural initiatives that implicitly reject key principles of capitalist productivity

Tue
28
Nov

CA Skills Training Courses: Turn-Taking

This course is one of two – on turn-taking and on sequence organisation - designed to provide core foundational training in conversation analysis (CA)

Prospective students

Sociology @ York Video

Criminology @ York Video

In 2012, York celebrated 800 years of being a self-governing city. Watch the video to see how York has developed into a vibrant, exciting place to live, work and study

Current Students