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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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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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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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Challenging ‘Crime’ and ‘Crime Control’ in Contemporary Europe

By Ana Ballesteros Pena The last 13-16 September 2017, thanks to the support provided by the Sociological Review to Early Career Researchers, I had the opportunity to attend the 17th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology in Cardiff, UK Challenging ‘Crime’ and ‘Crime Control’ in Contemporary Europe. On arrival, I met a colleague who […]

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The Moral Rhetoric of a Civilized Society

By Susanna Menis This year the annual Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference was organised by the University of Bristol Law School. I was able to attend thanks to the support that the Sociological Review Foundation offers to Early Career Researchers.  The main venue was the breath taking neo-gothic Will Memorial Building. The conference involved a tour […]

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Political Indignation, Protest and Privilege in Brazil

By Andreza Aruska de Souza Santos In the spring of 2017 I had the opportunity to organize a panel in the 1st Congress for the Association of Brazilianists in Europe (ABRE), which took place at the University of Leiden. Brazilian Studies’ conferences are not new and perhaps BRASA is the most known example. Brazilian studies […]

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British Sociological Association Conference 2018: Identity, Community, and Social Solidarity

Newcastle, UK, 10-12 April 2018     The 297-page British Sociological Association 2018 conference programme struck me, being relatively new to such things, as just a little daunting. And while I started to plan my time by cross-referencing the most apparently relevant of the themed conference streams, my partner quickly corrected me. “You’ll need to go through all […]

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