Month: September 2012

BSA Presidential Event, together with FESSUD and the British Library ‘Understanding the financial crisis: sociology, political economy and heterodox economics’ British Library Conference Centre, London Monday 8 October 2012; 10am – 4.10pm The BSA President, Professor John Holmwood, announces a one-day seminar  on the financial crisis, organised in collaboration with Dr Andrew Brown of FESSUD (an EU […]

Furthering Equality in International Higher Education: UK and transnational programmes Date: 29 Jan 2013 Time: 10:30am – 3:30pm Location/venue: University of Surrey This event is being hosted as part of the Higher Education Academy’s Workshop and Seminar Series 2012/2013 Extant research on processes of internationalisation within higher education has highlighted important inequalities. Students from more […]

BSA Theory Study Group: Early Career Theorists’ Symposium 2nd April, 2013, London Call for Abstracts The Early Career Theorists’ Symposium is a special one-day symposium for up-and-coming theorists, organized by the Theory Study Group of the British Sociological Association. This symposium aims to bring together sociologists at a relatively early stage in their careers who work […]

In the last decade discourses such as celebrity culture, reality TV, social networking and transnational media have shifted the emphasis of online pornography away from a private and clandestine domain towards a self-authenticating and transformative embodiment of self-expression. This special edition of Networking Knowledge aims to address how and why the rhetoric’s and representations of […]

SPECIAL ISSUE of Gender and Language on  Gender, language, communication and the media Gender and Language invite papers on the topic of gender, language, communication and the media for a forthcoming special issue in 2014. We invite papers that deploy various methods (e.g., linguistics, discourse analysis, pragmatics, content analysis, critical discourse analysis, conversation analysis, narrative analysis, and sociolinguistics) to explore […]

SOLIDARITY BUT NOT SIMILARITY? LGBT COMMUNITIES IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY Free one day conference, 9th November 2012, Sheffield This conference will disseminate findings from the recent UK Arts and Humanities Research Council project on understandings and experiences of ‘LGBT communities’, and their implications for ‘wellbeing’. It will also feature additional contributions from experts in the […]

Imagine a burly cowpuncher on the long, slow ride from the Panhandle of Texas to Columbia University, carrying in his saddle-bag some books which he reads with absorption while his horse trots along. Imagine that among the books are some novels of Kafka, Trotsky’s History of the Russian Revolution, and essays of Max Weber. Imagine […]

BSA Presidential Event, together with FESSUD and the British Library: ‘Understanding the financial crisis: sociology, political economy and heterodox economics’ The event will take place at the British Library Conference Centre, London on Monday 8h October 2012 between 10am – 4.10pm Speakers include: Andrew Brown (Leeds University Business School), Mathew Bond (London South Bank University), Julie Froud […]

Gender Sex & Power: Interdisciplinary Dialogues University of Hull Postgraduate Conference Wednesday 21st November 2012 Call for Papers: This one-day interdisciplinary conference draws together postgraduate & early career scholars to explore the intersections of gender, sex and power through their research. Registration Details: There is a £5 registration fee to secure attendance which is inclusive of […]

2.00-5.00 pm, 6 November 2012, NCVO conference suite, Camden, London This workshop will provide a forum for stakeholders, community activists, and service users to discuss current developments in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equalities field. It will include presentations by key community organisations and it will introduce the recently published book Sexuality, Equality and […]

Psyche in the Habitus?  Thursday, 27 September 2012, 10am-4.15pm  Birkbeck, University of London, Birkbeck Main building, Room 414, Malet Street, London WC1 Travel details at: £15.00 BSA members/£10.00 Post-grad BSA members £18.00 Non-BSA/£12.00 non-BSA post-grads  BOOK NOW at: the BSA Sociology, Psychoanalysis and the Psychosocial Study Group webpage or follow the links from the BSA website ( ).  Organizer: Elizabeth Silva The workshop aims […]