Departmental seminars and events

Upcoming events

Wed
4
Oct

Autumn Unpolished Papers

Challenges and Superpowers

Wed
25
Oct

Autumn Unpolished Papers

Is There a Cancer Habitus?

Wed
8
Nov

Dilemmas of patient choice: findings from a conversation analytic study of neurology outpatient consultations

Recent, widely-publicized Royal College of Surgeons’ (RCS, 2016) guidelines on consent specify that “the aim of the discussion about consent is to give the patient the information they need to make a decision about what treatment or procedure (if any) they want

Wed
15
Nov

CURB Seminar: Thinking Sociologically About Kindness: Puncturing the Blasé in the Ordinary City

We recently made the case for a sociological engagement with kindness (Brownlie and Anderson, 2016).

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)

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)

Tue
27
Mar

Imagining the History of the Future: Unsettling Scientific Stories (3 Days)

The future just isn’t what it used to be… not least because people keep changing it. Recent years have seen a significant growth of academic and public interest in the role of the sciences in creating and sustaining both imagined and enacted futures.

Tue
17
Apr

CA Skills Training Courses: Repair

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

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)


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