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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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From Revolting Subjects to the Sociology of Stigma: an interview with Imogen Tyler

In February 2015 Imogen Tyler, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Lancaster University, gave the first The Sociological Review Annual Lecture. You can listen to her lecture online here along with responses by our managing editors Bev Skeggs and Sarah Green. In this follow up podcast, we spoke to Imogen about the background to her lecture and the […]

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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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The Sociological Review Annual Lecture 2015: Classificatory Struggles: Class, Culture and Inequality in Neoliberal Times

Imogen Tyler gave The Sociological Review Annual Lecture 2015, with Bev Skeggs and Sarah Green acting as respondents. The lecture took place at 5pm on February 20th at the Manchester Museum on Oxford Road in Manchester.  The fate of groups is bound up with the words that designate them (Bourdieu, 1984). This paper begins by arguing […]

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The Sociological Review Annual Lecture 2016: The Great Divide: Sociology, Anthropology, and Race in France since Lévi-Strauss

Friday May 20th 2016, 17.45-21.00 SOAS, University of London This event is free but it is essential to register. To reserve a place, please email Jenny Thatcher [events@thesociologicalreview.com]. Keynote: Professor Éric Fassin (Université Paris-8)  Discussants: Professor Gurminder K Bhambra (University of Warwick, UK and Linnaeus University, Sweden) and Dr Imogen Tyler (Lancaster University)  Professor Éric Fassin will bring together the […]

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The Sociological Review Annual Lecture 2017: Cities and the Political Imagination

Keynote Speaker: Rivke Jaffe (University of Amsterdam)Location: The Manchester MuseumDate: Friday 28th April 2017Time: 17.45-20.00, followed by wine reception at 20.00 How can we recognize the political in the city? How might social scientists engage with forms of politics outside of established sites of research such as those associated with representative democracy or collective mobilizations? This […]

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Annual Lecture 2018: Unthinking Sociology and Overcoming its History Deficit

Professor Satnam Virdee (University of Glasgow)Tuesday 19th June 2018, 16.00-18.00Main Auditorium, Undisciplining Conference Over the past three decades or so, sociology has been increasingly dehistoricised, and accompanying its growing obsession with presentism has been a certain ‘narrowing of its vision’ (Back 2014). Given this accelerating ‘retreat into the present’ (Elias 1987), now seems like an […]

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Analytical Boundaries as Ethical Boundaries?

By Mario Trifuoggi Qualitative researchers are often confronted by rather elusive ethical issues, for they usually study human subjects in natural settings where limited control can be exerted over the research process. Moreover, they are more likely to expose vulnerable or deviant groups and people who are potential targets for public contempt. Thereby, when it […]

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