Conferences rss

Learning and Playing Political Economy

Friday 9th October 2015, The Teaching Grid at University of Warwick  http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/staff/teaching/teachinggrid/ This one-day workshop is an opportunity for scholars of political economy to discuss and debate how they teach the many facets of this interdisciplinary field of study. A teaching focus… Read More ›

CfP: Power and the Body

Power and the Body Paper Session for the 2016 ESS Annual Meeting Boston, March 17-20, 2016 Power is a topic that is commonly explored through its traditional channels of action, such as political parties, bureaucratic structures, and formal organizations. This panel, however,… Read More ›

The fiction future of faculty: an afternoon of sociological design fiction

I’m organising a design fiction event in Manchester on September 16th, with James Duggan and Joseph Lindley. It’ll be great. You can register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-fiction-future-of-faculty-an-afternoon-of-sociological-design-fiction-tickets-18169546603 The ability of storytelling to help us envision and discuss a gamut of plausible futures, from… Read More ›

Deadline extended for the Social Media, Activism, and Organisations Symposium

Call for Participation 2015 Social Media, Activism, and Organisations Symposium (#SMAO15) – November 6, 2015 @ Goldsmiths, University of London FREE Registration at:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-media-activism-and-organisations-smao15-tickets-17290579589 Social media (from mainstream platforms such as Twitter to organization-specific tools) have become increasingly pervasive. This… Read More ›

Call for Papers: Righting Feminism

CALL FOR PAPERS Righting Feminism Thematic Issue, New Formations Guest Editors: Dr. Catherine Rottenberg and Dr. Sara Farris In recent years, we have witnessed the multifarious ways in which feminism as an emancipatory project dedicated to women’s liberation (whether conceived… Read More ›