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Digital Sociology Mini-Conference

Digital Sociology Mini-Conference In keeping with the Eastern Sociological Society’s theme of “My Day Job: Politics and Pedagogy in Academia,” the Digital Sociology Mini-Conference seeks papers that address the many digital ways of knowing, particularly as those impinge on the work we… Read More ›

What Can Data Visualisation Do?

Details below for an event on data visualisation which sounds great and is taking place as part of Sheffield universities’ ESRC Festival of Social Science. Presentations and discussion with experts and practitioners considering what data visualisations – that is, the… Read More ›

CAMRI Research Seminars Autumn 2015

CAMRI Research Seminars Autumn 2015 University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2HW http://www.westminster.ac.uk/about-us/visit-us/directions/regent-street http://www.westminster.ac.uk/camri/research-seminars Graham Murdock: The Political Economy of Crisis and the Crisis of Political Economy October 15, 17:00 http://www.westminster.ac.uk/camri/research-seminars/graham-murdock-the-political-economy-of-crisis-and-the-crisis-of-political-economy-the-challenge-of-sustainability Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/graham-murdock-political-economy-of-crisis-crisis-of-political-economy-tickets-17460033430 Movie: The Internet’s Own Boy… 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 ›

The politics of data science

A special issue of Discover Society I recently edited: FOCUS: The Emerging Contours of Data Science William Housley, (Cardiff University) Read More VIEWPOINT: The Politics of Data Visualisation Joanna Boehnert Read More ON THE FRONTLINE: What is the Data in Big… Read More ›

Blogging your fieldwork

Pat Thompson has written a fascinating post reflecting on her use of blogging to record field notes during an ethnographic project at the Tate summer school. She stresses the ethical challenges of such an activity – particularly the need to negotiate consent… Read More ›