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This Week: Cities and the Political Imagination

Keynote Speaker: Rivke Jaffe (University of Amsterdam) The Manchester Museum Friday 28th April 2017 17.45-20.00, followed by wine reception at 20.00 Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cities-and-the-political-imagination-the-sociological-review-annual-lecture-2017-with-rivke-jaffe-tickets-31372245230 Cities and the Political Imagination How can we recognize the political in the city? How might social scientists… Read More ›

The Unreality of Reality TV: From “After Dark” towards Twitter, Big Data, and “Big Brother”

The Unreality of Reality TV: From “After Dark” towards Twitter, Big Data, and “Big Brother” Organised by the Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies and Open Media Fri, March 3, 17:00 309 Regent Street Boardroom (RS117) W1B 2HW London Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/unreality-of-reality-tv-from-after-dark-towards-twitter-big-data-and-big-brother-tickets-29380168876… Read More ›

The Practice of Public Sociology, Nov 24th in Manchester

We’ve recently had some cancellations for the forthcoming event, The Practice of Public Sociology: Sociological Review Early Career Event.  If you would like one of these places, please registered here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-practice-of-public-sociology-sociological-review-early-career-event-tickets-28652394082  The Practice of Public Sociology Manchester Digital Laboratory, November… Read More ›

12-month postdoc: digital ethnography of climate change

12-month postdoc position now available on the Making Climate Social project at University of Sheffield. Details are here <https://jobs.shef.ac.uk/sap/bc/webdynpro/sap/hrrcf_a_posting_apply?PARAM=cG9zdF9pbnN0X2d1aWQ9NTgwODZCRDlCOTQwMDA4OUUxMDAwMDAwQUMxRTg4NzgmY2FuZF90eXBlPUVYVA==&sap-client=400&sap-language=EN&sap-accessibility=X&sap-ep-themeroot=/SAP/PUBLIC/BC/UR/uos#>. Excellent candidates are sought with a background in sociology, STS or similar disciplines. The role will be focused on ethnographic research,… Read More ›