Departmental seminars and events

Upcoming events

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.

Sat
27
Oct

Locked out of Social Platforms: An iCS Symposium on Challenges to Studying Disinformation

After years of exalting rhetoric praising the democratisation of public discourse with the diffusion of the internet, informed observers have sounded a note of alarm about the scope for the distortion of electoral processes in democratic countries.

Tue
20
Nov

CFP: BSA Postgraduate Forum Event: The Promise and Perils of Researching Sensitive Issues

Research concerning sensitive and emotionally demanding issues is vital but challenging work in which the onus of care tends to be placed directly on the researcher. These issues may be internal or external, ethical or emotional, or concern the researcher or participant.


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