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What Happened and What’s Happening: Update November 2019

By Bev Skeggs I can’t believe it was over four years ago I wrote the last update, and when we held our first annual lecture. A few weeks ago we held our fifth, a wonderful session from Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith. There are many things happening at the The Sociological Review Foundation, which you will […]

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Annual Lecture 2018: Unthinking Sociology and Overcoming its History Deficit

Our Annual Lecture 2018 took place at Undisciplining, with Professor Satnam Virdee (University of Glasgow) and responses from Dr Sivamohan Valluvan (University of Warwick) and Professor Bev Skeggs (London School of Economics and Political Science). The team from Surviving Society interviewed Satnam after the lecture. Originally posted 22nd October 2018

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A Crisis in Humanity: What Everyone with Parents Is Likely to Face in the Future

By Beverley Skeggs I didn’t think that my experience of NHS privatisation could get any worse than last year when my father was dying, slowly and painfully from leukemia. He was sent home to die but he didn’t get home for ten hours because someone had forgotten to order his medicines. Then the specialist bed […]

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Classificatory Struggles: Class, Culture and Inequality in Neoliberal Times

Our first annual lecture took place on February 20th to a large public audience at Manchester Museum. It was given by Imogen Tyler (Lancaster) with our editors Bev Skeggs (Goldsmiths) and Sarah Green (Helsinki) responding. The lecture was a great success. The enthusiasm of the audience can be seen by following the #SRLecture hashtag or heard by […]

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Relations and Dependencies: Disciplinary Knots

The second Helsinki Knots Symposium, our first ever European conference, took place in October 2015 at the University of Helsinki. The conference explored how the two disciplines so central to our journal, Anthropology and Sociology, deal with the interplay between the intellectual and political/economic conditions of their existence. In the process, it also looked at the overlaps […]

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“Value and Values”: Interaction, Infrastructures and Accumulation

This event was the final symposium for the ESRC Professorial Fellowship project “Value and Values” (ES/K010786/1) conducted between 2013-2016 by Bev Skeggs and Simon Yuill. Facebook represents a new form of capitalist capture, one based on monopolization and rent that shapes our current connectivity as it monetises us and opens us up to forms of […]

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Reflecting on the Moral Economies of Debt and Punishment

By Chloe Peacock The Value and Values symposium in December provided fascinating insight into a range of research on the relationships between value and values in the realms of the economy, politics and the digital. The symposium opened with a discussion of Bev Skeggs and Simon Yuill’s research on the new form of capitalist culture and new […]

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Bev Skeggs Discusses the Contemporary Sociological Imagination with Les Back

In this exchange originally posted on the Goldsmiths website, our editor-at-large Bev Skeggs discusses the contemporary Sociological Imagination with her former Goldsmiths colleague Les Back.  Bev: Tell me, what do you think is the politics of the sociological imagination now, in the contemporary? Les: Well, I still think what’s significant and relevant in Mills’ formulation […]

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