Events

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.

ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x  July 23rd 2020. A Fireside Chat with Inger Mewburn about Social Media and Covid-19. The Australian National University.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.pngDate TBC. Digital Technology, Lockdown and the Post-Pandemic University. With Ibrar Bhatt and Jeremy Knox.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png September 18th, 2020. Building the Post-Pandemic University. With Susan Robertson.

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.
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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.
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January 8th 2020. Growing up in a world of Platforms: What Changes and What Doesn’t? Annual CSO Workshop, GEM.
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February 6th/7th. Respondent to Journalism and News Media, Religious Diversity & the Secular University. CRASSH.
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March 6th. Understanding the Challenges of Representation in Research Dissemination within the Neoliberal University. Keynote at the The Visual and Critical Representation in an Age of Impact. Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x June 11th Using social media during lockdown. Fersa Workshop. Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.png Throughout 2019/20 academic year. Thinking on Film. A series of film screenings  organised with Jana Bacevic.
ic_build_black_24dp_1x.pngJuly 15th Digital Sociology Discussion Group: Harry Dyer. Co-organised with the BSA Digital Sociology Study Group.
ic_record_voice_over_black_24dp_1x July 16th Media and Education: An Open Dialogue. CPGJ Doctoral Colloquium. With Sebastian Ansaldo.