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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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Events and Conferences

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)

Wed
29
Nov

Ageing, Stigma & Biopolitics in the 21st Century

Growing old ‘badly’ is stigmatizing, a truism that is enrolled into contemporary agendas for the biomedicalization of ageing

Tue
12
Dec

CA Skills Training Courses: Sequence Organisation

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

Wed
31
Jan

Confronting the Plunder of the Commons

An aspect of the ongoing Global Transformation has been the systematic plunder of the commons, facilitated by globalisation and the neo-liberal economic paradigm guiding governments and international agencies

Wed
7
Feb

The Elites, The Establishment and The ‘People’ – Analyzing the “Micro-Politics” of Rightwing Populism

In my lecture, I explore the ‘new face of politics’ of right-wing populist parties and discuss adequate qualitative and quantitative methodologies...

Prospective students

Social Sciences postgraduate Virtual Open Day. 22 November, 3 - 5pm. Register now.

Discover more about postgraduate study at our virtual open day, 22 November.

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