Archive for April 2014

Howard Becker on the Craft of Sociology

This great podcast is from an event at Goldsmiths a few years ago. It’s introduced by Les Back and the talk covers a lot of ground. The video below shows Howard Becker engaged in a different craft. http://magiclantern.gold.ac.uk/movs/sociology/howie-the-craft-sociology.mp3

CfP: Troubling Narratives: Identity Matters

Final Reminder: Second Call for Papers ‘Troubling Narratives: Identity Matters’ The Institute for Research in Citizenship and Applied Human Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Thursday 19th and Friday 20th of June 2014. Confirmed keynote speakers for the conference are: Ann Phoenix, University of London Ken Plummer,… Read More ›

Book Review: October Birds

Have you ever been inside your local county health department? Who goes there, who works there, and what do they do there? October Birds explores a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding public health and sociological practice through social fiction. Increasingly popular with… Read More ›