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Dr Ana Chamberlen awarded article prize - BSC Annual Conference

Dr Ana Chamberlen has been awarded the article prize for the Women, Crime and Criminal Justice section of the British Society of Criminology. She will receive the award in person in Sheffield next week at the BSC Annual Conference

The prize winning article is: Chamberlen, A. (2016) ‘Embodying Prison Pain: Women's' self-injury practices in prison and the emotions of punishment’, Theoretical Criminology 20(2), pp 205-219.

Dr Lucy Mayblin awarded SAGE Prize for Innovation and Excellence for her article: ‘Other’ Posts in ‘Other’ Places: Poland through a Postcolonial Lens?

The SAGE Prize for Innovation and Excellence is awarded annually to one paper in each of the BSA’s four prestigious journals:  Cultural Sociology  Sociological Research Online  Sociology  Work, Employment and Society

Dr Lucy Mayblin's winning article

‘Other’ Posts in ‘Other’ Places: Poland through a Postcolonial Lens? (co-authored with Aneta Piekut and Gill Valentine) available

was announced at the BSA conference in Manchester in April.

The SAGE award panel commented: While all of the shortlisted articles exhibited significant levels ...

Warwick Borders, Race, Ethnicity and Migration Network Public Lecture 2017 - Lemn Sissay

Warwick Borders, Race, Ethnicity and Migration Network Public Lecture 2017

Lemn Sissay

Tuesday 16th May 6.30pm-7.30pm
Room M1, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick

We are extremely pleased to announce that the 2017 BREM Annual Lecture will be given by poet, performer, thinker, campaigner and Chancellor of the University of Manchester, Lemn Sissay. Lemn’s writing engages with themes of borders, race, ethnicity and migration (among other things) and this will be a chance for researchers across all disciplines in the university to reflect on these themes in new ways, in the company of a public audience who are invited to this free event to enjoy Lemn’s talk and find out more about the research on these themes going on at the University of Warwick. Find out more about Lemn Sissay and book your place at the BREM Annual Lecture by going to More information about the Warwick Borders, Race, Ethnicity and Migration (BREM) Network can be found at

This is a public event and all are welcome. Please register to attend so we have an idea of numbers.

Professor Deborah Lynn Steinberg

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Professor Deborah Lynn Steinberg, our valued colleague. She had been with the Department of Sociology and the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender since 1994 and will be greatly missed. Her funeral is being held in the US. A memorial service for Deborah will take place on Thursday 2 March at 2:30 at Birmingham Progressive Synagogue, 1, Roseland Way, Birmingham B15 1HD.

Thu 09 Feb 2017, 17:21 | Tags: PhD Student Homepage Undergraduate Postgraduate Staff

Professor Emejulu on Radio Scotland

Sociology's Professor Akwugo Emejulu was on BBC Radio Scotland Tuesday 7th February talking about racist violence in Scotland - available on iPlayer:

Wed 08 Feb 2017, 10:36 | Tags: global governance Homepage social sciences Research Staff

Dr Thom Davies article in the Guardian

Finger on the button: should Trump's nuclear weapons access be restricted?

US congressmen are proposing a bill to restrict President Trump’s access to nuclear weapons. As ‘chaotic’ as he may be, is this fair or rational?

read the article:

Wed 01 Feb 2017, 15:54 | Tags: global governance Homepage social sciences Research Staff

University of Sanctuary

The Journey to Protection and the University Experience
for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Thursday 2nd February 5:00 - 6:30 pm

International Digital Laboratory - University of Warwick

Followed by wine reception

Tue 31 Jan 2017, 17:37 | Tags: social sciences Undergraduate Postgraduate Research Staff

Two Warwick Sociology academics nominated for Sage Prize

We are all proud that two of our academics have been nominated (out of 7) for the Sage Prize 2017 British Sociological Association:

Gurminder Bhambra, Postcolonial Reflections on Sociology

Lucy Mayblin, Aneta Piekut, and Gill Valentine, ‘Other’ Posts in ‘Other’ Places: Poland through a Postcolonial Lens?

We wish them good luck in the results announced later this year

Understanding Brexit event

Professor Gurminder Bhambra has received Public Engagement funding for the upcoming "Understanding Brexit" event to be held in Birmingham at the end of January. More details to follow

Wed 04 Jan 2017, 10:01 | Tags: Research Conference, Debate or Seminar Staff

Dr Hannah Jones awarded ESRC Impact Accelerator Award

Dr Hannah Jones has been awarded an ESRC Impact Accelerator Award for the project 'Tate Exchange Year 1: Who are we?' building on the established collaboration between Warwick and The Tate


Fri 09 Dec 2016, 08:36 | Tags: Research Staff

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