14:44, Fri 25 Apr 2014
This podcast was recorded from a presentation I gave the British Sociological Association annual conference (23-25 April, 2014), as part of a panel on the Quantified Self along with Deborah Lupton and Farzana Dudhwala.
(MP3 format, 21:24, 20 MB
08:00, Thu 13 Mar 2014
This is a paper that I gave as part of the School of Sociology and Social Policy seminar series at the University of Leeds on 12.3.14.
(MP3 format, 41:06, 38 MB
19:59, Tue 2 Jul 2013
This is a talk I gave at the School of Nursing and health Sciences, Dublin City University on 2 July, 2013.
(MP3 format, 38:29, 35 MB
13:58, Fri 10 May 2013
Seminar paper given at Durham University on 9 May, 2013
(MP3 format, 38:14, 35 MB
18:33, Thu 19 Jul 2012
A podcast of a paper given at the ISSA World Congress of Sport in Glasgow on 16 July, 2012.
(MP3 format, 14:57, 14 MB
17:24, Mon 10 Oct 2011
Local radion interview following my successful Catalina swim in 2011
(MP3 format, 9:34, 8.8 MB
22:56, Thu 3 Feb 2011
This paper was presented on February 2, 2011 at a seminar hosted by the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender at the University of Warwick. This is the first paper using the Channel swimming data, and a great opportunity to try out a few ideas.
The paper explores some of the pleasures of Channel swimming, but also identifies some of the social risks which stem from its relative excesses - what Ewald and Jiobu (1985) describe as "positive deviance".
(MP3 format, 42:20, 39 MB