Tuesday, 15 July 2014

York is active with events and reports

The Department of Sociology has been featured in this month's edition of the British Sociology Association Network magazine highlighting all the events and activities that have taken place in the past few months.

Every event and seminar is posted on the Sociology blog at http://uoysociology.blogspot.co.uk/  Do keep up with us all by bookmarking this link

  • Research students organised an annual sociology postgraduate researcher conference, entitled Access and Opportunity, which focused on multi-disciplinary research and international collaboration. 
  • The department and the Centre for Urban Research (Curb) hosted a one-day symposium entitled 'Marxism with soul: Marxist humanism after Marshall Berman'. The event was organised by Dr Gareth Millington 
  • The European Sociological Association's PhD summer school 'A sociological imagin-ation for the 21st century' is taking place at York from 27 to 29 July. It is directed by the Head of Department, Professor Ellen Annandale.
  • Dr Rowland Atkinson has published the edited collection Shades of Deviance: A Primer on Crime, Deviance and Social Harm, with accounts of war, murder, paedophilia, human experimentation, stalking, sexting and other issues.
  • Dr Nathan Manning, with Dr Anna Barker, University of Bradford, and Dr Ala Sirriyeh, Keele University, has published a report based on research on Bradford's City Park.
  • Dr Merran Toerien facilitated a week-long workshop 'Conversation analysis: a hands-on workshop' at Rhodes University, South Africa, funded by a British Academy International Partnership and Mobility Award.
  • Dr Sian Beynon-jones presented her research on temporalities and abortion at the BSA Yorkshire Medical Sociology group inaugural meeting in Sheffield

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