Seminars and events 2017

Tue
28
Nov

CA Skills Training Courses: Turn-Taking

9.00AM, University of York, Research Centre for Social Sciences

Wed
29
Nov

Ageing, Stigma & Biopolitics in the 21st Century

4.00PM, Wentworth College (W/222)

Professor Joanna Latimer

Tue
12
Dec

CA Skills Training Courses: Sequence Organisation

9.00AM, University of York, Research Centre for Social Sciences

Wed
14
Feb

Too Tired to Think: On (Not) Producing Knowledge in the Hyper-Productive University

4.00PM, Wentworth College W/222

Maria do Mar Pereira (University of Warwick)

Past seminars and events

Housekeeping Against Accumulation: Lifestyle Minimalism, De-Growth and the Present Post-Ecological Condition

Wednesday 22 November 2017

The post-2008 financial crisis era has seen an upsurge in cultural initiatives that implicitly reject key principles of capitalist productivity

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

Wednesday 15 November 2017

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

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

Wednesday 8 November 2017

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

SATSU Talk - João Nunes

Wednesday 1 November 2017

Global health and the everyday political economy of vulnerability: The case of community health workers in Brazil

Autumn Unpolished Papers

Wednesday 25 October 2017

Is There a Cancer Habitus?

Autumn Unpolished Papers

Wednesday 4 October 2017

Challenges and Superpowers

Thresholds - A pop up symposium

Friday 22 September 2017

Thresholds is intended to bring together diverse disciplines including sociology, politics, history, anthropology, women’s studies, critical management, human geography, social policy. The format will be a short papers (10mins) followed discussion.

International Conference on 'Digital Media, Political Polarization and Challenges to Democracy'

Thursday 21 September 2017

International symposium on Digital Media, Political Polarization and Challenges to Democracy. It will be held on 21-22 September 2017 in Vienna

Sergeant Pepper: Playing with Words

Thursday 15 June 2017

Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is arguably the most important and influential rock album of all time.

Border Zones: Documenting Life and Work Carried Out under Precarious Conditions

Wednesday 14 June 2017

Contemporary feminist methods reflect broader global trends in the production of knowledge through pictures.

Remembering the Future

Wednesday 31 May 2017

In 'Remembering the Future', Darran Anderson will re-assess utopian ideas in an age of pessimism

Ways of Telling: Methods, Narratives and Solidarities in Migration Studies

Friday 26 May 2017

The conference will feature key findings from the recently completed research project “Precarious Trajectories: Understanding the Human Cost of the Migrant Crisis in the Central Mediterranean” led by Dr Simon Parker

Traversing Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Social Research

Thursday 25 May 2017

Deadline for abstracts: 31 March 2017 We are pleased to announce our conference for postgraduate students and researchers interested in Interdisciplinary Social Research

Antinomies of data-driven public services: the case of regionalisation of adoption in England

Wednesday 24 May 2017

The adoption of children from care is a form of state-led family making – what Derek Kirton (2013) has called ‘Kinship by design.’

Vigilante Science: Examples, Trends and Causes

Wednesday 24 May 2017

I employ the term “Vigilante Science” – in analogy with the vigilante heroes in comic books

Developing Conversation Analytic Skills 4: Word Selection

Tuesday 23 May 2017

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

CFP: Healthy Spaces: Space, Place and Design for Well-Being

Wednesday 17 May 2017

The theme of the next Yorkshire Medical Sociology group is space, place and design in relation to health and well-being. This may include the built environment, landscapes, architectural design, and interiors

Healthy Spaces: Space, Place and Design for Well-Being

Wednesday 17 May 2017

The theme of the next Yorkshire Medical Sociology group is space, place and design in relation to health and well-being. This may include the built environment, landscapes, architectural design, and interiors.

After Prison: Can we leave Imprisonment Behind?

Thursday 11 May 2017

The UK prison system is under unparalleled strain, and for many, is simply not working

Inside the Asylum: Material Life in Lunatic Asylums in Victorian and Edwardian England

Wednesday 10 May 2017

This talk will explore the material worlds of ‘lunatic asylums’ (as they were known to contemporaries) in Victorian and Edwardian England

Curiosity and the City: Mosque Open Days in Sydney and London

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Human curiosity - about and with others - has the potential to draw people together, to produce connections within diverse societies

Colonial Genealogies of the Deserving Poor: From Abolition to Brexit

Wednesday 26 April 2017

This talk aims to provide a historical context to contemporary debates over the “white working class”

Developing Conversation Analytic Skills 3: Repair

Tuesday 18 April 2017

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

CURB Seminar: Enhancing the City Beautiful

Wednesday 15 March 2017

York is one of the UK's great heritage cities, and the quality of its centre is one of its chief selling points - it attracts visitors (about 7 million a year), students and entrepreneurs

European Populisms: Demand-Side, Supply-Side and Contextual Explanations

Wednesday 8 March 2017

Populist movements and parties have thrived in Southern Europe in recent years. Their success is often related to the influence of the financial crisis...

CrimNet in conjunction with Sociology: Deaths in the Criminal Justice System: A North East and Yorkshire Conference

Thursday 23 February 2017

The 2016 national suicide rate in prison was the highest recorded and the number of deaths in other supervision settings and in the community after release continue to cause concern.

CURB Seminar: Grasping the Everyday Rhythms and Atmospheres of a Fish Market

Wednesday 22 February 2017

This presentation takes two fish markets as sites to explore urban social life.

Screening of Hidden Figures with introduction and Q&A

Sunday 19 February 2017

Science, gender, race, and the race for space!

We Believe - But Who Are 'We'

Wednesday 15 February 2017

In everyday life, we, as individuals, often speak in the plural referring to a ‘We’. People say: we had lunch together, we went on holiday together...

Vertical: The City From Satellites to Bunkers

Wednesday 1 February 2017

What does it mean to be above or below in today’s rapidly urbanising world?

CURB Seminar: Resisting Planetary Gentrification: The cases of Istanbul, London and Rome

Wednesday 25 January 2017

The process of gentrification has produced one of the largest literatures in urban studies, yet there have been few academic studies of resistance to gentrification...

The Broadening Political Scope of Anti-Politics in Britain

Wednesday 18 January 2017

This talk reports findings from the ESRC-funded project ‘Popular Understandings of Politics in Britain, 1937-2015’.

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