Month: October 2012

Friday, 30 November 2012 from 09:30 to 18:00 (PST) Manchester Digital Laboratory, Manchester, United Kingdom Suitable for complete beginners or those who need a refresher, this intensive one day course will cover all the core functionality of NVivo: An overview of the software Managing and importing your data Coding strategies and techniques Analysing visual and […]

Why the interest in asexuality? Were people around not surprised about your interest and research into asexuality? Is it ok for us to ask about your sexual orientation? I became interested in asexuality because I met a couple of asexual people socially and, I now realise in common with pretty much all non-asexual people, I […]

Race, Migration, Citizenship: Postcolonial and Decolonial Perspectives Against the backdrop of decolonisation, a global economic boom was accompanied by tightened border controls, ever more punitive asylum regimes and limited access to citizenship. Immigration from former colonies to former metropoles has been limited in the postcolonial period as racialised discourses have set the West in opposition […]

BSA Regional Postgraduate & Early Career Researcher Event: ‘Ways to Enhance Your CV’ Wednesday 12th December 2012, 11am-3pm Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET Hosted by Dr Pam Lowe, Head of Sociology & Senior Lecturer: http://www1.aston.ac.uk/lss/staff-directory/lowep/ & assisted by senior colleagues from the Sociology & Social Policy Dept, Aston University, & BSA Postgraduate Co-convenor/represenatives […]

BSA Theory Study Group: Early Career Theorists’ Symposium 2nd April, 2013, Kings College, 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 […]

Choosing the right software for your qualitative and mixed-methods analysis Choosing the appropriate analysis software package is an important part of planning any qualitative or mixed method research project. There are a range of options available, but it is not always easy to visualise exactly what a package offers when exploring it for the first […]

Coventry Feminists and Coventry University presents Nefarious: Merchant of Souls On Wednesday 7th November Coventry University & Coventry Feminist will host a screening of Nefarious: Merchant of Souls, a hard-hitting documentary that exposes the disturbing trends in modern sex slavery. From the very first scene, Nefarious ushers you into the nightmare of sex slavery that […]

The Lady Doth Protest: Mapping Feminist Movement, Moments, and Mobilisations Biennial FWSA Conference 21-23 June 2013, University of Nottingham Keynote Speakers: Professor Nadje Al-Ali (SOAS, University of London) Professor Diane Elson (University of Essex) Dr Nirmal Puwar (Goldsmiths University) The Feminist and Women’s Studies Association (FWSA) is pleased to announce details of its 2013 conference, ‘The Lady Doth Protest: Mapping […]

Friday 16th November, 14:00-15:00, British Library Conference Centre, Eliot Room This 1 hour bite-size talk will provide an introduction to Wikipedia and its community. Andrew will introduce ways Wikipedia can be used by researchers, as well as discussing research done using Wikipedia as a subject. Friday 23rd November, 14:00-16:00, British Library Conference Centre, Eliot Room […]

“You ask for what one should be keyed up? My god, for long weekends in the country, and snow and the feel of an idea and New York streets early in the morning and late at night and the camera eye always working whether you want or not and yes by god how the earth feels when it’s […]