Departmental seminars and events

Upcoming events

Wed
25
Apr

Negotiating Digital Rights: Public Attitudes on Online Privacy and Targeting, at Home and at Work

There is a burgeoning discussion theorising our rights to privacy in an age when we use social media every day, but are increasingly subject to data collection...

Tue
1
May

Training on Using Participatory Theatre and Walking Methods for Social Research

The PASAR (Participation Arts and Social Action in Research) project addresses the UK social science community's need to gain a better understanding of how participatory action research approaches engage marginalised groups in research as co-producers of knowledge.

Wed
9
May

CURB Seminar - Light, Darkness and Belonging in a Modernist Housing Scheme

Belonging to place is a popular topic of study among social scientists, and it is well known that sensory experiences play a central role in people’s sense of belonging to place.

Tue
22
May

CA Skills Training Courses: Word Selection

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

Wed
23
May

CURB Seminar - Only Disconnect: Central Heating and the Strange Afterlife of Social Democracy

This talk will explore some of the different ways in which the relationship between housing, energy and heat were imagined by governments and urban planners in postwar Britain.

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
26
Jun

CFP: 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


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