3rd British Sociological Association Early Career Theorists Symposium

3rd British Sociological Association Early Career Theorists Symposium
Friday May 292015
Professor Stuart Hall Building room 326, Goldsmiths College

Organised by Francisco Calafate-Fario (Goldsmiths) and Silvia Pasquetti (Cambridge)
Supported by Goldsmiths’ Department of Sociology

Attendance is free but places are limited. Please email Francisco: f.calafate@gold.ac.uk or Silvia sp638@cam.ac.uk to book a place

12.00            Arrival and registration (coffee and light snacks provided)

12.30             Differences and Indifferences: Emergent Conceptualisations of Inequality. Discussant: Steph Lawler (York)
12.30 – 12.40 Corey M Abramson (Arizona): Charting the Context-Dependence of Culture in Action: Lessons from Growing Old in Four Urban Neighborhoods
12.40 – 12.50 Jon Dean (Sheffield Hallam): The Illegitimacy of Informal Volunteering
12.50 – 13.00 Barbara Neukirchinger (Bangor) Critical Theory: Poststructuralism and the Intersection of Gender and Disability
13.00 – 13.20 Steph Lawler’s response
13.20 – 13.45 Discussion

13.45-14.00 coffee break

14.00             Spatio-temporalities of Political Subjectivity and Belonging.
Discussant: Manali Desai (Cambridge)
14.00 – 14.10 Miranda Iossifidis (Goldsmiths): The Spatio-temporality of Polytechneio Remembrance: Indirect Embodied Resistance, Storytelling, and Tradition
14.10 – 14.20 Sam Burgum (Warwick): Occupying London: Post-Politics or Politics Proper?
14.20 – 14.30 Robin Vandevoordt (Antwerp): Moral Cosmopolitanism and its Others
14.30 – 14.50 Manali Desai’s response
14.50 – 15.15 Discussion

15.15 – 15.45 coffee break

15.45             Senses and Affect in Public Encounters.
Discussant: Les Back (Goldsmiths)
15.45 – 15.55 Joy White (ISRF): Controlling the Flow: How Urban Music Videos Allow Creative Scope and Permit Social Restriction
15.55 – 16.05 Lambros Fatsis (Sussex): Becoming Public Characters, not Public Intellectuals: Notes Towards an Alternative Model for a Sociology of Intellectuals
16.05 – 16.15 Simone Varriale (Warwick): Beyond Distinction: Theorising Cultural Evaluation as a Social Encounter
16.15 – 16.35 Les Back’s response
16.35 – 17.00 Discussion

17.00 – 18.00 After panel with Hannah Jones (Warwick), Dariusz Gafijczuk (Newcastle), and Raphael Schlembach (Sussex)

18.15            Drinks and dinner at Natura Café, Goldsmiths


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