Archive for March 2017

CfP: Queer Studies Conference

Looking Back, Looking Forward Friday 30th June 2017, University of Surrey, Guildford BSA Early Career Forum Regional Event Contemporary queer studies increasingly focus on broad areas of sociological concern. It is therefore common to find early career researchers working on… Read More ›

CfP: Watchful Citizens: Policing from Below and Digital Vigilantism Université de Montréal, 2-3 November 2017

CFP: Watchful Citizens: Policing from Below and Digital Vigilantism Université de Montréal, 2-3 November 2017 http://www.cicc.umontreal.ca/en/events/colloques/cicc-2017-2018-scientific-launch In Europe and America, political mobilizations have emboldened citizens to monitor and harass individuals based on categories of suspicion, for instance illegal aliens. These… Read More ›

Uber as a moral project

When the Uber co-founders recount the story of their project, they stress the importance of the consumer to it. This might seem like familiar rhetoric but I want to suggest it reflects a deep (and problematic) commitment. In The Upstarts, by… Read More ›