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The Mental State of Gothenburg 
– Sociological Interviews as Theatre

By Helena Holgersson There are many occupations that involve telling about society – as Howard Becker puts it – authors, playwrights, filmmakers, photographers, journalists, artists and sociologists. Our portrayals are different and aimed to a certain extent at different audiences. But we frequently comment on the same phenomena¹. In the theatre project The Mental States of […]

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Lea River Bridges: Walking/Looking/Listening

By Michael Pattison We live in a world in which layers upon layers of things happen… We know this, but we are seldom made conscious of it. We need the discipline of the recording device, of the frame, and especially of the person recording, to make us reinvestigate what we are living in and through. — Michael […]

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Here But Not Here: Lost Histories of the Tees

By David Bates Here But Not Here: Lost Histories of the Tees from DB on Vimeo. With its mix of arts, lectures, films and walks, Undisciplining: Conversations from the Edges was the most interesting and enjoyable conference I’ve attended in years. It felt like being at a ‘festival of sociology’, and whilst I didn’t make it to as many of the […]

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The Politics of Race in Contemporary Film and Digital Practice

Time: Thursday 18th May, 2017 – Friday 19th May, 2017 Location: Goldsmiths, University of London The Sociological Review Foundation is pleased to announce that it is supporting the Black Film British Cinema Conference 2017. Whether we consider the rise of the concept of diversity, the on-screen representation of identities, the off-screen workforce, the production trends of film […]

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