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Seminars and events 2015

Past seminars and events

CA skills-training course on Word Selection (3 days)

Tuesday 18 October 2016

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

CA skills-training course on Repair (3 days)

Tuesday 11 October 2016

Pre-requisites: Developing Conversation Analytic Skills 1 and 2 (Turn-taking and Sequence Organisation)

Centre for Political Youth Culture and Communication (CPAC) Conference

Monday 18 July 2016

Contemporary Political Youth Culture and Communication A two-day Symposium University of York, UK 18-19 July 2016

Action Sequencing Workshop (2 day)

Thursday 16 June 2016

Intensive ‘hands on’ workshop with leading conversation analysts: Professor Gene Lerner, Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA Professor Ray Wilkinson, Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK 12 places only – likely to be over-subscribed, so register your interest early to avoid disappointment!

Developing Conversation Analytic Skills 2: Sequence Organisation

Tuesday 3 May 2016

This 3 day course is one of two – on sequence organisation and on turn-taking - designed to provide core foundational training in conversation analysis (CA). It will provide a systematic grounding in the CA domain of sequence organisation.

Everyone a Winner?

Friday 29 April 2016

Taking a fresh look at social mobility from a variety of methodological perspectives, the conference will seek to develop and expand contemporary paradigms of mobility analysis

Developing Conversation Analytic Skills 1: Turn-taking

Tuesday 26 April 2016

This 3 day course is one of two – on turn-taking and on sequence organisation - designed to provide core foundational training in conversation analysis (CA). It will provide a systematic grounding in the CA domain of turn-taking. The course will be taught via mini-lectures, practical activities and exercises, with an emphasis on hands-on work with data.

Fiction and the social imaginary

Monday 14 March 2016

A one-day symposium exploring and unpicking fiction’s potential – as an integral component of everyday life – to reveal, illuminate and tell about the social world.

Dress, Embodiment and the Cultural Turn in Age Studies

Wednesday 3 February 2016

Prof Julia Twigg from University of Kent will give a talk about Dress, Embodiment and the Cultural Turn in Age Studies.

The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief and the Fragmentation of Reason

Wednesday 27 January 2016

Dr Monika Krause from Goldsmiths will talk about humanitarian relief and the fragmentation of reason.

The Migration Equation in a 'Neo-Liberal' Europe

Wednesday 20 January 2016

Prof Adrian Favell from the University of Leeds will give a talk on the migration equation in a 'neo-liberal' Europe.

Conversation Analysis: An Introduction

Wednesday 20 January 2016

1 day course designed as a ‘taster’ for those who would like to find out more about conversation analysis (CA) and the kinds of issues it can be used to address. It will introduce the methods and some of the key findings of CA in an non-specialist way.

Marginal Death Research: Doing Edgework

Wednesday 2 December 2015

Conference co-organised by Ruth Penfold-Mounce, Jack Denham & Anaïs Duong-Pedica considering death research in the social sciences

Social class and the new cultural distinctions today

Monday 30 November 2015

This paper by Prof Mike Savage looks at social class in the 21st century.

Social class and the new cultural distinctions today

Monday 30 November 2015

Prof Mike Savage will talk about his new collective book 'Social class in the 21st century'.

Gender, Sexuality and Inequalities Research Cluster, CWS and Asian Research Network Seminar

Tuesday 17 November 2015

In this seminar Prof Chan Kyung-Sup will explore another gender perspective on South Korean's industrial miracle.

Postcoloniality, race, and inequality in the academy: Decolonizing the social sciences

Wednesday 4 November 2015

In this paper Dr Kay Sian will discuss some of the key challenges and barriers around decolonizing the social sciences

”I don´t really like that question”. Interviewing middle class and upper class women about class

Wednesday 28 October 2015

In this paper Lena Sohl looks at interviewing middle and upper class women about class.

Poverty Porn' to 'Property Porn'?: Housing austerity and the logic of value in land and people

Wednesday 21 October 2015

This paper by Dr Kirsteen Paton draws from research in Glasgow looking at commodification of land/housing.

Materialities of Care: Encountering Health and Illness Through Objects, Artefacts, and Architecture

Wednesday 16 September 2015

'Materialities of Care’ is a two day event organised by the Universities of York and Leeds, exploring the role of material culture within health and social care

Protest Participation in Variable Communication Ecologies: Meanings, Modalities and Implications

Wednesday 24 June 2015

Conference co-organised by Laura Iannelli, University of Sassari, Dan Mercea, City University London and Brian Loader, University of York under the auspices of the international journal Information, Communication and Society.

Conditional Intimacies: Contract Marriage in Chinese Cyberspace

Thursday 11 June 2015

Gender, Sexuality & Inequality Research Cluster Event: The Critical Race and Ethnicities Network (CREN)

Myth(s) in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Wednesday 13 May 2015

This postgraduate conference aims to explore the variety and richness of the notion of myth.

Has 11 September, 2001 changed the world for women?

Wednesday 6 May 2015

Centre for Women's Studies Seminar

Women's participation in peace and security:From theory to practice

Monday 27 April 2015

Centre for Women's Studies Seminar

Mixed-sex cheerleading: The potential and pitfalls for inclusive gender

Monday 20 April 2015

Centre for Women's Studies Seminar

Co/immunities and the politics of resistance

Friday 6 March 2015

Friday Unpolished Papers Seminar Series

Deconstructing the Subject(s) of Prostitution and Law?

Wednesday 4 March 2015

Centre for Women's Studies Seminar

Do Girls Face a Nutritional Disadvantage? Breastfeeding and Food Consumption in India

Wednesday 18 February 2015

Department of Sociology Seminar

Digital Media: Uses and Abuses

Wednesday 18 February 2015

Centre for Women's Studies Seminar

Poly Economics – Bringing Political Economy (Back) into the Study of Polyamory

Wednesday 11 February 2015

Department of Sociology Seminar

Women with class: notions of gender, class and Swedishness

Tuesday 10 February 2015

Gender, Sexuality & Inequality Research Cluster

It’s time for Black Schools: Lessons from the Black supplementary school movement

Wednesday 4 February 2015

Department of Sociology Seminar

My Magical Career: From Academic to Civil Servant

Wednesday 4 February 2015

Centre for Women's Studies Seminar

What's the problem? Negotiating therapeutic cultures and contemporary damage

Wednesday 28 January 2015

Centre for Women's Studies Seminar

BSA Yorkshire MedSoc Group Event

Friday 16 January 2015

The meeting is open to researchers, academics and postgraduate students. But we also welcome anyone who has an interest in the sociology of health and illness.

UNSCR 1325 and Women, Peace and Security:UK Policy and Advocacy Mechanisms and Key Issues

Wednesday 14 January 2015

Centre for Women's Studies Seminar

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