Committing Sociology rss

This will be a seminar series in 2013/2014 – watch this space!

Shared Sociology

by Les Back We all know we are struggling within the institutions in the academy where metrics and audit culture is tied to the hierarches of a value.  Even if you did well in REF 2014, success is followed quickly… Read More ›

Writing praxes beyond papers and books

A really fascinating reflection by Rob Kitchin on ten forms of academic writing beyond scholarly papers and books: fiction, blog posts, newspaper op eds, email correspondence, policy papers, policy consultation, a television documentary script, powerpoint slides, academic papers, and grant application…. Read More ›

Activism in 2016: Art, Land and Technology

ACTIVISM IN 2016: ART, LAND AND TECHNOLOGY WEDNESDAY 23RD MARCH 2016, MILLBURN HOUSE, UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK Invited speaker: Dr Jenny Hughes, University of Manchester  Website: http://activism2016.wordpress.com/ This one-day conference sponsored by the Humanities Research Centre will explore contemporary forms of political activism and… Read More ›

#icanhazpdf

This new way of finding articles is cool. Three people sent me this link in the last few days (two mathematicians and one social scientist). It’s not new, but it is the first sign of organisation spreading beyond social scientists’… Read More ›