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News and events

News

Congratulations Class of 2017

Posted on Wednesday 19 July 2017

Celebrating with our new graduates in the Department of Sociology


AHRC research grant for investigation into antimicrobial resistance

Posted on Friday 7 July 2017

Pathways, Practices and Architectures will compare the way cystic fibrosis clinics attempt to stop infections from spreading.


Project: Overcoming the barriers: Including people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities in research

Posted on Thursday 19 December 2013

There is a fully funded WRDTC studentship available.


Vice President Ellen Annandale!

Posted on Thursday 28 November 2013

Ellen Annandale has been appointed as a Vice President of the European Sociological Association (ESA).


New MA Culture, Society and Globalization

Posted on Tuesday 5 November 2013

A new MA Culture, Society and Globalization degree has gained approval for October 2014


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Forthcoming Events

Wed
31
Jan

Confronting the Plunder of the Commons

An aspect of the ongoing Global Transformation has been the systematic plunder of the commons, facilitated by globalisation and the neo-liberal economic paradigm guiding governments and international agencies

Wed
7
Feb

The Elites, The Establishment and The ‘People’ – Analyzing the “Micro-Politics” of Rightwing Populism

In my lecture, I explore the ‘new face of politics’ of right-wing populist parties and discuss adequate qualitative and quantitative methodologies...

Wed
14
Feb

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

Over the past decades we have witnessed significant transformations of the models of organisation and evaluation of academic work in the UK and elsewhere

Wed
28
Feb

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
7
Mar

Accelerating Academia - Several Post-Publication Reflections

In many diverse ways, academic environment emulates general trends of late modernity observable in other social terrains and arenas - one of the being the seemingly ubiquitous perceived speeding-up of time

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)

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
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)

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

Past events