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News and events

Forthcoming Events

Wed
3
May

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

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

Wed
10
May

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

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

Thu
11
May

After Prison: Can we leave Imprisonment Behind?

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

Wed
17
May

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

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

Tue
23
May

Developing Conversation Analytic Skills 4: Word Selection

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

Wed
24
May

Vigilante Science: Examples, Trends and Causes

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

Wed
24
May

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

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

Thu
25
May

Traversing Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Social Research - PhD Conference

We are pleased to announce our conference for postgraduate students and researchers interested in Interdisciplinary Social Research

Thu
25
May

Call for Papers - Traversing Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Social Research

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

Fri
26
May

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

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