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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 ›

An Introduction to NodeXL for Social Scientists

An Introduction to NodeXL for Social Scientists 9 January 2017 (1-4pm) Leslie Silver Building G28, Leeds Beckett University Confirmed speakers: Wasim Ahmed BSA members – £15 Non-members – £20 Visit the BSA events page to register: https://www.britsoc.co.uk/events/key-bsa-events/bsa-digital-sociology-group-workshop/ This workshop will introduce… Read More ›

Marketing Intervention

by Tanzil Chowdhury Even at its height, European colonialism had to be rationalised and reified in all manner of different ways to ‘make sense’. Indeed, its contemporary reproductions, which here will collectively and generously be called ‘interventions’, are similarly ‘marketed’ in… Read More ›