BSA TEACHING GROUP Inaugural Conference

28th – 30th September 2012

Menzies Strathallan Hotel, Birmingham

Programme now online at: 


Professor John Holmwood (University of Nottingham),

Former Chair of the Council of UK Heads & Professors of Sociology,

Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences & the incoming

President of the British Sociological Association

Professor Corrine Squire (University of East London), Humanities & Social Sciences

Author of ‘Women & AIDS: Physiological Perspectives’

Dr Paul Bagguley (University of Leeds)

Researcher in the Sociology of Protest

Author of Riotous Citizens: ethnic conflict in multicultural Britain’

Exam Training Sessions – delegates will be able to attend exam training sessions, select from workshop sessions to match specific career development targets and see recent subject specific resources.

Workshops will include sharing Ofsted experiences, Differentiation, Gifted & Talented and ICT in the Classroom.

               Postgraduate Micro-lectures covering areas such as: culture & identity creation; differentiation; inequality & stratisfication; demography; welfare & government policy in most fields of life; family & households; the role of women; minority groups; aging; youth culture; all aspects of education especially potential changes & their effects on different groups within sociology; health & welfare; wealth & poverty & welfare provision; politics & power; globalisation in all its many aspects; religion; crime & deviance; methodology; theory & the role of research.

Conference Registration Cost:

 Full Conference (including accommodation & food):

BSA Members £260; BSA Teaching Group Members: £285; Non-members: £350

Saturday Day Delegate (excludes Conference dinner & accommodation)

BSA Members £70; BSA Teaching Group Members: £90; Non-members: £120

Postgraduates £35 – Saturday only: includes refreshments and lunch as well as free membership of theBSA Teaching Group until December 2012. Membership will keep you up to date with what is happening in sociology and in the teaching of sociology and enable you to network with like minded people. Limited places available on a first come first served basis.

                     Early bird discount ends 17th August 2012, any bookings received after this date will incur an additional £50 charge.

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Please direct any enquiries to: Tel: (0191) 383 0839

Categories: Higher Education


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