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Dr Maria do Mar Pereira's research is featured in "Times Higher Education"

Maria do Mar Pereira's research on the status that scholarship from, and about, different countries has in global academic exchanges has been featured in Times Higher Education. The article focuses on a presentation that Maria do Mar gave on this research at a conference organised by the Society for Research into Higher Education, entitled "In Depth and In Between?: Conducting Ethnographic Research on Higher Education across International Borders". The title of Maria do Mar's article was "Not all “Internationals” are Created Equal: Negotiating Global Academic Hierarchies in International Ethnographies of Higher Education".

Fri 18 Nov 2016, 10:16 | Tags: Homepage social sciences Research Staff Publications

Book Launch of Genes and the Bioimaginary: Science, Spectacle, Culture By Deborah Lynn Steinberg

You are warmly invited to the launch of Deborah Lynn Steinberg's latest book, Genes and the Bioimaginary: Science, Spectacle, Culture (Ashgate/Routledge).

Professor Elizabeth Ettorre (Liverpool University) and Professor Stuart Murray (Carleton University, Canada) will be talking about the book and its significance. Deborah will also say a few words.

The launch is taking place on June 14th at 5.30 in Ramphal Builing, Room 1.04, University of Warwick.

Wine, soft drinks and refreshments will be served.

Genes and the Bioimaginary poster

Fri 10 Jun 2016, 10:05 | Tags: Homepage Research Staff Publications

New monograph from Dr Mark Carrigan – ‘Social Media for Academics’

The Department of Sociology is proud to announce the publication of Dr Mark Carrigan’s new monongraph. Social media is an increasingly important part of academic life that can be a fantastic medium for promoting your work, networking with colleagues and for demonstrating impact. However, alongside the opportunities it also poses challenging questions about how to engage online, and how to represent yourself professionally.

 

This practical book provides clear guidance on effectively and intelligently using social media for academic purposes across disciplines, from publicising your work and building networks to engaging the public with your research. It is supported by real life examples and underpinned by principles of good practice to ensure you have the skills to make the most of this exciting medium.


The Lens of Race: Conceptualizing Difference in Italy and the United States

SOCIOLOGY PUBLIC LECTURE
 

The Lens of Race: Conceptualizing Difference in Italy and the United States

19 May, 2016 in S0.11 from 5:00 - 6:30 pm
All welcome

Department of Sociology

Co-hosted by the Inequalities and Social Change & Economy, Technology, Expertise Research Groups

Ann Morning, Department of Sociology, New York University

Marcello Maneri , Department of Sociology, University of Milan – Bicocca

Download Poster/Abstract here


New Article by Professor Gurminder K Bhambra

New article by Professor Gurminder K Bhambra looks at the dominant intellectual genealogy of the concept of citizenship and examines its deeper racialized structures. The article, ‘Citizens and Others: The Constitution of Citizenship through Exclusion’ is published in the journal, Alternatives. You can read it here. http://gkbhambra.net/articles/


New Article by Professor Gurminder K Bhambra

This new article by Professor Gurminder K Bhambra examines the implications of the financial crash and the recent crisis of migration on the stability of the European Union project. The article, 'Whither Europe? Postcolonial versus Neocolonial Cosmopolitanism?' has been recently published in Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. You can read the article here.


BSA Regional event 11th March 2016 - A Call for Abstracts

A BSA regional event on Educational (In)equalities: Towards an elite but not elitist society will take place on 11th March 2016. Keynote speakers will include Professor Fiona Devine (University of Manchester) and Dr Clare Maxwell (IOE UCL).

We welcome abstracts of 250 words on the topic of unequal distribution of privilege in educational practices. Themes can include but are not limited to:

- Class and social divisions

- Structural social inequalities

- Ideas of privilege and social stratification

- Social class in contemporary urban contexts

Please send all correspondence to I.Konstantinou@warwick.ac.uk by 31st January 2016.


New Article by Professor Deborah Steinberg - Bowie, Diana, and Why We Mourn in Public

The Department is pleased to announce Professor Deborah Steinberg's new artice in The Converation on Public Mourning. You can read the article here

 

 


New Article by Dr Thom Davies on Informal Refugee Camps in Calais

A new article by Dr Thom Davies (Warwick) and Dr Arshad Isakjee (Birmingham) reflects upon some preliminary research in the informal refugee camp in Calais, northern France. The short piece, titled ‘Geography, Migration and Abandonment in the Calais Refugee Camp’ is published in Political Geography, Vol. 49. You can read the article here.


New Article From Dr Stella Chatzitheochari on the Time Allocation of Young People

Dr Stella Chatzitheochari is co-author of a short article on measuring time allocation of young people in the Millennium Cohort Study Age 14 survey, with colleagues from the University of Oxford, University College London, and Ipsos MORI. The article appears in Volume 12 of the electronic International Journal of Time Use Research (eIJTUR) and can be accessed here: eijtur.org/content.php 


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