Departmental seminars and events

Upcoming events

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.

Tue
26
Jun

Ways of Telling: The Sea is the Limit

The Sea is the Limit at YAG, the work of Journalist Ismail Einashe and the experiences and expertise of Shpresa an organisation working with young migrants from Albania

Tue
10
Jul

Representing Popular Street Parade in the Museum - Symposium by European Centre for Cultural Exploration

This symposium explores historical and contemporary popular street parade including the kazoo 'jazz' marching bands of the coalfields areas

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

Tue
18
Sep

'Buildings in the Making’: A Sociological Exploration of Architectural Design for Care

While the focus of research has often been on individual buildings in use, the conference shifts the emphasis to the processes and practices of architectural design and construction, and how they shape the production of buildings for care.


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