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Events in the School of Social Sciences

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

CPPI Research Cluster with Dr Catherine Hakim: Is the Beauty Bias Unfair? The Social, Political and Economic Value of Erotic Capital

16:00 - 17:30 23 January 2019

Join the CPPI Research Cluster for Dr Catherine Hakim's 'Is the Beauty Bias Unfair? The Social, Political and Economic Value of Erotic Capital'. Dr Hakim is known for developing preference theory and, more recently, a theory on the social and economic value of erotic capital. Dr Hakim is currently a Professorial Research Fellow at the Insti..

Social Anthropology Seminar - Dr Nina Holm-Vohnsen - Aarhus

16:00 - 18:00 28 January 2019

Social Anthropology Seminar Monday, 28th January 2019 Dr Nina Holm-Vohnsen - Aarhus University “Mars, Polydomes, Other Digressions In Political Thinking” In literature, a digression sits in a text as a self-contained, coherent bubble, seemingly unrelated to the main story while actually illustrating it by adding a different flavour or..

GPE Research Cluster with Jacqueline Best: Liberal exceptionalism as a political economic practice

15:30 - 17:00 30 January 2019

The 2008 global financial crisis was met with a host of exceptionalist measures, as bailouts, stimulus and then austerity measures were rammed through legislatures or introduced through executive powers. A quick survey of economic history reveals that exceptionalism has played an ongoing role in liberal democratic government, such as in early..

Mitchell centre seminar series

16:00 - 17:30 30 January 2019

Daniel Tischer

Social Anthropology Seminar - Dr Veronica Strang - University of Durham

16:00 - 18:00 04 February 2019

Social Anthropology Seminar Monday, 4th February 2019 Dr Veronica Strang – University of Durham “Bringing The Anthropology Of Water Into International Policy: A Project With The United Nations” In 2016, faced with alarming projections about impending water shortages worldwide, the United Nations decided that it was a matter of urgen..

CPPI Research Cluster with Dr Paul Tobin: Europe, crisis and the environment: A leader in decline?

15:30 - 17:00 06 February 2019

Please join the CPPI Research Cluster for Dr. Paul Tobin's 'Europe, crisis and the environment: a leader in decline?'. Dr Tobin is a Lecturer in Politics at the University of Manchester. He researches European, environmental, and comparative politics. Dr Tobin is published in leading journals including Global Environmental Politics, Global E..

Mitchell centre seminar series

16:00 - 06 February 2019

Tanja Sliskovic

Social Anthropology Seminar - Dr Ben Campbell - University of Durham

16:00 - 11 February 2019

Ben Campbell (Durham) “Energy on the Move: comparative social worlds of energy practice in the Global South” More information to follow shortly

Mitchell centre seminar series

16:00 - 17:30 13 February 2019

Thermeh Shafie, University of Manchester

Salome Baslandze (EIEF)

16:15 - 17:45 19 February 2019

Macro seminar