Events in the School of Social Sciences

Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures in the School of Social Sciences.

Brownbag - Igor Francetic

13:00 - 13:50 08 February 2023

Title: Capacity constraints and heterogeneous spillover effects of emergency department crowding on patient outcomes

Comparative Politics

16:00 - 17:30 08 February 2023

Paul Tobin (University of Manchester)

Mitchell Centre for SNA seminar: Yongyu Zheng - Insider dealing: Merging crime script and network analyses

16:00 - 17:00 08 February 2023

Yongyu Zheng (University of Lancaster) Insider dealing: Merging crime script and network analyses This presentation looks at the organisation of insider dealing, a quintessential type of white-collar crime, by foregrounding how social relations among co-offenders contribute variously to the crime commission process. It presents the novel met..

Animating the Future: amplifying youth voices through animation co-production

16:00 - 18:00 13 February 2023

Dr Camilla Morelli Animating the Future: amplifying youth voices through animation co-production This talk explores the lives and imagined futures of children and youth who are facing critical social, economic and environmental challenges, but who feel unheard and unseen by wider society. Drawing on research conducted with Indigenous youth in..

Macro Seminar - Steven Ongena (Zurich)

16:00 - 17:00 14 February 2023

Title: TBA

Brownbag - Nuno Palma

13:00 - 13:50 15 February 2023

Title: Justices of the Peace: Legal Foundations of the Industrial Revolution

Mitchell Centre for SNA seminar: Matthieu de Castlebajac - Tactical Ambiguity and Social Networks in the 1948 Bogotazo

16:00 - 17:00 15 February 2023

Matthieu de Castlebajac (Universidad de los Andes) Tactical Ambiguity and Social Networks in the 1948 Bogotazo Students of contentious politics often define social mobilizations based on the types of claims made by protesters. Yet in some cases, protesters may avoid explicit claim-making, in particular in the face of violence. Using the cas..

Gilded Space-Time: Economic subjectivities in a boom-and-bust economy

16:00 - 18:00 20 February 2023

Dr Amy Penfield Gilded Space-Time: Economic subjectivities in a boom-and-bust economy This paper explores moral reflections in encounters with gold and the activity of prospector mining in the Amazon rainforest, with narratives presented from lowland indigenous peoples in Venezuela and Andean migrants in Peru. Ethnography from these sites re..

Macro Seminar - Xavier Mateos-Planas (Queen Mary)

16:00 - 17:00 21 February 2023

Title: TBA

Brownbag - Chi-Yang (Ben) Tsou

13:00 - 13:50 22 February 2023

Title: Pollution Abatement Investment under Financial Frictions and Policy Uncertainty