Welcome to the Department of Sociology at the University of York. Sociology at York is ranked first in the UK for research quality by the recent major Research Excellence Framework review (REF 2014). 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

Wed
6
Jun

CURB Seminar: Public Faith and the Everyday Ethics of Urban Life

In recent years, a number of conservative Christian groups have become increasingly prominent in arguing that Christianity is being marginalised in British society and arguing for the public articulation of faith

Tue
19
Jun

CA Skills Training Courses: Word

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

Mon
25
Jun

Just Genomes?

At the end of the last millennium, the proposal of the Human Genome Diversity Project and the publication of The Bell Curve sparked new worries that studies of human genetic variation would reignite scientific racism

Tue
26
Jun

Empowered Bodies - PhD Conference 2018

We are pleased to announce our Postgraduate Conference for students and researchers interested in the role of the body in social sciences and the concept of embodiment as a source of critical reflection in diverse disciplines.

Thu
6
Sep

Death & Culture II Conference

This biennial conference focuses on the impact of mortality on culture, and the ways in which the very fact of death has shaped human behaviour, evidenced through thought, action, production and expression

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

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News

Deport, Deprive, Extradite

Posted on Monday 9 April 2018

Nisha Kapoor examines extremism and the security state’s reaction to it in her latest publication


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