Upcoming events which I’m speaking at (ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x), facilitating (ic_question_answer_black_24dp_1x) or organising (ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png). I’ve attached details where there’s a relevant URL but get in touch if you’d like more information about any of these.

  • January 8th 2020. Growing up in a world of Platforms: What Changes and What Doesn’t? Annual CSO Workshop, GEM. 
  • February 6th/7th. Respondent to Journalism and News Media, Religious Diversity & the Secular University. CRASSH. 
  • February 24th. Social Media and Digital Marketing. Goldsmiths.
  • March 2nd. Social Media for Early Career Researchers. Faculty of Education.
  • March 10th-11th. Critical realism and the social ontology of platforms (with Peter Francis). The Second Annual Platform University Conference. Supporting Janja Komljenovic who is main organiser at Lancaster University.
  • Throughout 2019/20 academic year. Thinking on Film. A series of film screenings  organised with Jana Bacevic.
  • April 3rd. Platformisation and Acceleration of Higher Education. SRHE, London.
  • April 21st-24th. The Public and Their Platforms. BSA Conference.

Past Events:

ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x March 2nd, 2016 – Social Media in the Accelerated Academy, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies Seminar Series, University of Warwick
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x March 8th, 2016 – Automation and the Future of Work, Department of Sociology, Manchester Metropolitan University
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x March 11th, 2016 – The Ontographology of Digital Social Science, Human-Computer Interaction Group, University of Oxford
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x March 14th, 2016 – Imagining Techno-Fascism, Fiction & The Social Imaginary, University of York
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x March 15th, 2016 – Online Identity in the Accelerated Academy, Coventry University.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x March 23rd, 2016 – Social Media and Research, Department of Sociology, Manchester Metropolitan University
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x April 8th, 2016 – Academic Social Media in the Research Economy, University of Sussex
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x April 14th, 2016 – From Clicks to Cites, University of Sheffield.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x April 18th, 2016 – Social Media for Academics, University of York
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x April 20th, 2016 – The Uberisation of Doctoral Education, with Claire Aitchison, Inger Mewburn & Pat Thomson. QPR 2016.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x April 23rd, 2016 – The Sociology of Social Media in Higher Education, Keele University
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x April 26th, 2016  – Social Media for Academics, Staffordshire University
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x April 27th, 2016  – Social Media in the Accelerated Academy, University of Hull
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png April 27th, 2016  – Blogging for Researchers, University of Hull
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png May 11th, 2016  – Reorienting Sociological Thought, with William Housley, Des Fitzgerald & Emilie Whitaker. University of Cardiff.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 20th-22nd, 2016  Digital Capitalism and Digital Social Science, Philosophy and Social Science, Institute of Philosophy of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 23rd, 2016  – Coping with Acceleration: Triaging Strategies and the New Asceticism, Exploring Social Temporalities, Institute of Philosophy of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
ic_question_answer_black_24dp_1x ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png May 24th, 2016 – The Reflexivity Forum. Centre for Social Ontology, University of Warwick
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 24th, 2016 Conceptualising Digital Distraction. Centre for Social Ontology, University of Warwick
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1xic_question_answer_black_24dp_1x June 8th, 2016  – Social Media for Academics, University of York
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1xic_question_answer_black_24dp_1x June 8th, 2016  – Twitter for Academics, University of York
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x June 17th, 2016  – Making the Most of Social Media, North West DTC ESRC Conference
ic_question_answer_black_24dp_1xic_build_black_24dp_1x.png June 21st, 2016 
– Utilising the Morphogenetic Approach. Centre for Social Ontology, University of Warwick
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x June 27th, 2016 – Social Media and the Transformation of Academic Labour. Leeds Beckett University
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x June 29th, 2016  – Working in Interdisciplinary Teams. Using Big Data to Solve Social Science Problems. Sage
ic_question_answer_black_24dp_1xic_build_black_24dp_1x.png July 11th, 2016  – Conceptual Challenges in Interdisciplinary Social Media Research. Social Media & Society 2016, Goldsmiths, University of London
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x July 22nd, 2016  – Social Media for Academics. Sage
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png September 12th-17th, 2016 – Convening Digital Methodologies: Beyond Big & Small Data at International Sociological Association’s Logic & Methodologies conference, University of Leicester
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x September 13th, 2016 – Big Data, New Skills. Sage Debate at International Sociological Association’s Logic & Methodologies conference, University of Leicester
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png September 23rd, 2016 – Anxiety and Labour in the Accelerated Academy. University of Warwick. Organised with Milena Kremakova
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png October 17th, 2016 – Being an early career Practical Sociologist. British Psychological Society. Organised with Nick Fox.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x October 29th, 2016 – Social Media for Open Research. Open Research Workshop. Goldsmiths, University of London
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x November 4th, 2016 – Social Media for Universities: Possibilities and Pitfalls. RCUK Press Officer Conference.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png November 16th, 2016 – Personal and Collective Reflexivity. University of Warwick.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x November 22nd, 2016 Digital Distraction and Digital CapitalismMMU.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png November 24th, 2016 – The Practice of Public Sociology. The Sociological Review ECR Event.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x November 30th to December 2nd, 2016 – Social Media and Academic Labour. The Accelerated Academy 2.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x December 7th, 2016 – An Agenda for Digital Sociology. University of Oxford.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x December 13th, 2016 – Social Media for Academics. University of Louvain.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1xic_build_black_24dp_1x.png January 3rd to January 6th, 2017 – The Eviscerated Human of Digital Social Science. CSO Annual Workshop.
ic_question_answer_black_24dp_1x January 11th, 2017 – Social Media for Academics. Department of English. MMU.
ic_question_answer_black_24dp_1x January 20th, 2017 – Making The Most of Social Media During Your PhD. AHRC.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x January 31st, 2017 – Social Media and Academic Labour. Department of Sociology Seminar Series, University of Cambridge.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x February 1st, 2017 Social Media and Impact. UEA.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x February 21st, 2017 – Social Media and Scholarship. Royal Holloway.
ic_question_answer_black_24dp_1x February 27th, 2017 – Social Media, Engagement and Impact. University of Birmingham.
February 29th, 2017
 Social Media and Public Engagement. University of Edinburgh.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x March 10th, 2017 – Public Scholarship in an Age of Social Media. University of Lisbon.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x March 23rd, 2017  Social Media: Opportunities and Challenges. Developing and Disseminating research on Social Media. University of Sussex.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x March 29th, 2017 What does it mean to be a public sociologist in an age of Donald Trump? Public sociology and the role of the researcher. De Montfort University.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x March 31st, 2017 – Social Media for Academics. How to be a Succesful Researcher. MMU
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x April 24th, 2017 – Engagement and Community Building on Social Media. Sage.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 19th, 2017 – Social Media for Academics in a Post-Truth Era. University of Liverpool.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 24th, 2017 –
 Becoming Academic in the Accelerated Academy. Becoming AcademicUniversity of Sussex.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png May 30th, 2017 – Digitalisation and MorphogenesisSocial Morphogenesis Book Launch. British Library.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png ic_question_answer_black_24dp_1x June 8th, 2017 – Using Graphic Novels to Communicate Your Research. The Sociological Review ECR Event.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x June 14th, 2017 – From the Ivory Tower to the Glass Tower. Social Media in Higher Education. University of Nottingham.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png July 5th, 2017 – Making An Impact With Social Media. Friend’s Meeting House, Manchester.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x August 16th, 2017 – The Imperative To Be Seen. Future of eSports. Manchester Metropolitan University
 ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png ic_question_answer_black_24dp_1x September 4th-6th, 2017 – The Practice of Social Theory. University of Cambridge. With Jana Bacevic.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x October 11th, 2017 – Social Media for Academics. University of the West of England.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x October 18th, 2017 – Social Media for ECRs. University of Portsmouth.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x November 3rd, 2017 – Social Media for Academics. Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research
 ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x November 7th, 2017 – Social Media Champions Event. University of Birmingham.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x November 8th, 2017 – Craft and Exploitation in the Digital University. Contemporary Philosophy of Technology Research Group. University of Birmingham.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x November 22nd, 2017 – Social Listening. The British Academy.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x November 23rd, 2017 – The Myth of Automated Research. IFF Seminar.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x November 24th, 2017 – The Graphic Social Science Network. Open University.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x November 27th, 2017 – Politics, Perception, Philosophy and Physics. University of Nottingham.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x December 1st, 2017 – Social Media for Academics. ESRC North West DTC.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.pngic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x December 2nd, 2017 – Sociological Media. Goldsmiths.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x December 13th, 2017 – The Future of the Human in a Digital Age. MMU.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x January 9th-11th, 2018 – The Social Ontology of Artificial Intelligence. Arctic University of Norway
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x January 12th, 2018 – Using Social Media as a Social Theorist. Arctic University of Norway
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x January 19th, 2018 – A Manifesto for the Research Technologist. Coventry University. (with Andrew Tattersall)
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x January 22nd, 2018 – Social Media and the Sociological Imagination. Free University of Berlin.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x January 31st, 2018 – Social Media for Academics. University of Essex.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x January 31st, 2018 – The Challenge of Social Media for Universities. University of Essex.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x February 20th, 2018 – Academic Gatherings and Intellectual Intimacy. Intimate Entanglements. University of York.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x February 26th, 2018 – Platforms and Academic Labour. Teach Out. University of Cambridge.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png March 8th, 2018 – Answering social science questions with social media data. (Collaboration between NSMNSS and SRA)
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x March 23rd, 2018 – The Dark Side of Public Engagement. University of Cambridge. (with Karen Lumsden)
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x March 29th, 2018 – WordPress in the Digital University. PressED Conference.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x April 6th, 2018 – Digital Engagement in a Post-Truth Age. CPGJ Work In Progress Series. University of Cambridge.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x April 13th, 2018 – What Does It Mean To Have An Academic Identity in an Age of Social Media? ESSL Graduate School Conference. University of Leeds.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.pngic_question_answer_black_24dp_1xic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x  April 26th, 2018 – Social Media in the Faculty of Education. University of Cambridge. (with Tyler Shores)
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png May 2018 – Platform Capitalism Intensive Reading Group. University of Cambridge. 
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.pngic_question_answer_black_24dp_1xic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 1st, 2018 –
Social Media and Scholarship. University of Cambridge. (with Tyler Shores)
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 3rd, 2018 – Social Media for Academics. University of East Anglia.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 3rd, 2018 – Managing Institutional Social Media Accounts. University of East Anglia.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 3rd, 2018 – Researching Social Media: Society, Identity and Gender. University of East Anglia.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.pngic_question_answer_black_24dp_1xic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 8th, 2018 – Social Media and Networking. University of Cambridge. (with Tyler Shores)
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 10th, 2018 – What does it mean to be a scholar in an age of social media? Glasgow Caledonian University.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 14th, 2018 – Social Media and UCU Branches. UCU. 
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.pngic_question_answer_black_24dp_1xic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 19th, 2018 –
Social Media and Impact. University of Cambridge. (with Tyler Shores)
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 24th-25th – What is the ‘accelerated academy’ (as a concept) for? Accelerated Academy. With Filip Vostal.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 24th-25th – Social media and the Future of the University Beyond Slow Scholarship. Accelerated Academy.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png June 8th – The Accelerated Academy: Agency, Critique, Resistance. Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. 
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x June 13th, 2018 
– Critical Realism, Human Agency and the Future of the Social Sciences. CR Network Webinar.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png June 15th, 2018 – Social Media for Academics. Centre for Organisation and Society. Durham University Business School.
ic_question_answer_black_24dp_1xic_build_black_24dp_1x.png June 17th-20th, 2018 – Undisciplining: Conversations from the Edges. (Member of conference committee)
ic_question_answer_black_24dp_1x June 20th, 2018 – A Fireside Chat: Defending the Social. Undisciplining: Conversations from the Edges
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1xic_question_answer_black_24dp_1x July 2nd, 2018 – Publishing in an Age of Social Media. Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. 
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x July 16th, 2018 
– Teaching and Learning in the Digital University. 5th Annual Blended Learning Symposium at Liverpool Hope University.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x July 28th-29th, 2018 – Securing Public Knowledge Amidst the Epistemic Chaos of Platform Capitalism? The Changing Political Economy of Research & Innovation, University of Lancaster.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png August 7th, 2018 – Social Media and USS Strikes. University of Cambridge
ic_question_answer_black_24dp_1x October 11th, 2018 – The Sociological Review and the History of the Discipline. Keele University. With Jenny Thatcher.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x October 25th – Social Media for Academics. University of Zurich.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x November 12th – #BSADigital Twitter chat on Digital Futures.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png November 12th – Education Beyond Dispute: the work of Stafford Beer for Teaching and Learning. University of Cambridge. With Steve Watson and Mark Johnson.
University of Cambridge.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x November 27th, 2018 – Remembering why you’re writing what you’re writing. COREJ Launch. University of Cambridge.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x November 28th, 2018 – The Perils and Pitfalls of Using Social Media as an Academic. Keynote at University of Bath.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png November 29th – An Introduction to Pirate Philosophy with Gary Hall. University of Cambridge.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png November 30th – The Accelerated Academy. With Jana Bacevic and Filip Vostal.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png December 4th – An Introduction to Machine Learning with Inger Mewburn. University of Cambridge.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1xic_build_black_24dp_1x.png December 8th – Social Media and Doing a PhD: What Do You Need To Know? With Jenny Thatcher, Pat Thomson and Inger Mewburn.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png December 13th-14th, 2018 – The Platform University. With Susan Robertson.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x January 7th – 10th, 2019 – The Human Ghost in the Machine that Learns. CSO Annual Workshop. 
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x February 8th, 2019 – Social media and the Impact Agenda. With Katy Jordan. CPGJ Work In Progress Seminars.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png February 11th2019 – Digital Anthropology, Digital Geography and Digital Sociology. Sage. (organised with Robert Rojek)
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x February 22nd, 2019 – Academics in the digital university: current trends and future challenges. Queen’s University Belfast.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png March 11th – The Sociological Board Game Workshop. Helping Jenny Thatcher.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x March 13th – Social Theory and Critique. With Jana Bacevic. Theory in Conversation. University of Cambridge.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x March 21st – Social Media for Academics. University of Bedfordshire.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x March 27th – Escaping the Impact and Social Media Machines: Individual and Collective Strategies? University of Nottingham.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png April 30th – Education, Technology and Infrastructure Reading Group. University of Cambridge (four meetings)
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x May 16th – 
Social Media as Trap and Escape Strategy. Wolfson College Education Society. University of Cambridge.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x June 7th – Defending the social. University of Salford
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x June 11th – Social Media for Academics. Institute of Manufacturing. University of Cambridge.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x June 12th – Theorising the Social Media Machine. Faculty of Education. University of Cambridge. 
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x June 19th – Escaping the Impact Machine. Martin Society Dinner. University of Oxford.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.pngJuly 17th – Digital Sociology: Who are we and what are we for? BSA Meeting Room, London. Organised with Huw Davies.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.pngic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1xSeptember 5th-September 6th – Thinking On The Move. With Emma Jackson, Les Back and Jenny Thatcher.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.pngic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1xOctober 16th – What does it mean to platformise a research centre? Work in progress seminars, Wolfson Education Society, University of Cambridge.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.pngic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1xOctober – December 2019 – The Digital Condition. Intensive 9 week reading group. With Milan Stürmer.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.pngic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1xOctober 29th-November 1st – Python for Social Scientists Bootcamp. NCRM. Organised with Phil Brooker.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.pngic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1xNovember 6th – Social Media for Academics book launch. University of Cambridge.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.pngNovember 16th#CRMatters Webinars. Organised as part of Centre for Critical Realism Organising Committee.