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Intersectionality in the Archive: Power Structures, ‘Absences’ and Partiality in Archival Research

By Hannah Martin The first week in April 2019 saw over 9,000 geographers and social scientists arrive in Washington D.C. for the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). Due to the generous support of the Sociological Review Foundation, I was able to attend and present a paper at this internationally renowned conference. […]

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Thinking on the Move: The Possibilities and Problems of Walking Sociologically

The Sociological Review is delighted to bring you a 2-day walking conference organised by Emma Jackson, Mark Carrigan and Les Back.

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After Progress: Modernity in Ruins (Seminar 1)

This symposium is the first of the After Progress symposium series. Together with fours guest speakers, we will begin to explore collectively how to understand our present as populated by the ruins of the modern idea of progress, and we’ll explore key questions concerning how we might cultivate plural arts of living and flourishing in the ruins.

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The Potentials and Pitfalls of Public Sociology

New report on the ‘Welfare Imaginaries’ seminar series by the co-organisers Kim Allen, Sara De Benedictis, Kayleigh Garthwaite, Tracey Jensen and Ruth Patrick

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Gendering Resistance: Multiple Faces of Kurdish Women’s Resistance

By Nisa Göksel On March 14-17, thanks to the support of Sociological Review, I had the opportunity to attend the annual conference of the Eastern Sociological Society at the Boston Park Plaza in Boston, U.S. The conference’s main theme was “Facts and Fictions: Narratives of Inequality and Difference.” There were more than 300 panels and […]

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Call for Applications: The Sociological Review Seminar Series 2020

The Sociological Review Foundation (SRF) makes available up to £10,000 each year to fund the organisation of scholarly seminars.

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Sorry To Interrupt. It’s My Job

By Teresa Perez It’s been nearly eight weeks since I returned from The Sociological Review’s writing retreat. Facilitated by Rowena Murray on her home turf in Scotland, there are four phrases that have endured. I can’t prove causality but when I hear these phrases in my head, they always have a Scottish accent. In 1000 […]

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Undisciplining and the Board Game Workshop

Reposted from Tactile Academia with the kind permission of the Alke Groppel-Wegener. First appeared online: 22nd June 2018 After thinking about this workshop, how to present it and preparing for the workshop in more detail, on the 19th June 2018 it was finally here: The Make Your Own Sociological Research Board Game workshop run by myself and Katy Vigurs […]

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An Undisciplined Poster

By Catherine Price In June, I was fortunate enough to present a poster at the Undisciplining Conference. I talked about Structure and Undisciplining in a post for the live blogging project undertaken during the conference, and I had similar feelings when producing this poster. I felt I was producing a poster which was disruptive. Posters […]

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Coming out of the shadows: undocumented youth, art and activism in the USA

By Ala Sirriyeh ‘I don’t know if you saw that original movie, X Men, in the early 2000s? There is a scene where the character Rogue makes out with her boyfriend then, all of a sudden, her boyfriend passes out because she realises when she touches people they literally all die and that’s her mutant […]

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Degrowth as Social Movement and Economic Strategy

By Kevin Pijpers Degrowth is both a social movement and an economic strategy that presents a radical alternative to capitalist growth paradigms. Its researchers and practitioners are diverse and heterogeneous and are broadly united in their critique of planetary destruction for the imaginary gains of the few. The community brings together artists, activists, academics, politicians, […]

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‘Nothing About Us, Without Us, Is For Us’: Reflections on an Undisciplining Workshop

By Dylan Eastwood and Heather Mew The phrase ‘nothing about us without us’ has a long-standing history within political thinking and is premised on the principle that no policy should be decided without direct participation of the people who are likely to be affected by said policy. This is the underpinning belief of Stockton’s Poverty […]

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Announcing Our Conference Competition Winners

Since 2015 we have been running an annual competition to provide funds of up to £1000 per applicant for unfunded PhD students and postdocs (within three years of completion) to facilitate their attendance of, and participation in conferences. This was in recognition of the difficulties faced by ECRs in raising the funds required to take part in these events. […]

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International Sociology Association’s World Congress in Toronto

By Dan Silver Last summer I attended the International Sociology Association’s World Congress in Toronto. While I was there, I wondered if I should be getting more out of it. I had travelled a long way to go the conference, and it had been kindly funded by The Sociological Review Foundation.  I had big ambitions. […]

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Artful Fat

Tuesday 9th April 2019, 10:30am – 5:00pmUniversity of Leeds, UK This event aims to bring together people who have bridged the arts and social sciences to produce critical and creative outputs around the theme of ‘Fat’. Representations of the fat body are a ubiquitous media and public health staple, with torsos of rolling fat contained […]

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