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Down the Pan Book Launch: New Directions in the Sociology of Dirt

Date & Time: 18th October 2019, 6-9 pm Location: Project Café, Glasgow The event has been funded by The Sociological Review Foundation Down the Pan: New Directions in the Sociology of Dirt This event celebrates the publication of Down the Pan, a volume that has brought sociologists together with anthropologists, philosophers, geographers and an activist […]

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Down the Pan: New Directions in the Sociology of Dirt

Time: 9:30am – 5:00pm, Monday 20th March, 2017 Location: The Kelvinhall 1445 Argyle St, Glasgow, G3 8AW This symposium starts from Mary Douglas’ dictum that dirt is matter out of place before moving out to explore material forms of ‘dirt’ in different societies, the multiple forms of marginalisation that follow in the wake of the dirty, and […]

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Dirt: Where Sociology Fears to Tread?

By David Evans I try very hard to keep my mind out of the gutter. This is especially true when I am in the company of fellow sociologists who I imagine are too high-minded and professional to find my double entendres and toilet humor all that amusing. However I recently found myself attending ‘Down the […]

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