Events in the School of Social Sciences

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

Brownbag - Michele Berardi

12:00 - 13:00 01 December 2021

Title: TBA

Social Statistics Seminars 2021/22

01 October 2021 - 30 June 2022

We are pleased to announce this year's Social Statistics Seminars. Our speakers: 12/10: Iris Gomez-Lopez (University of Michigan) 02/11: David Haziza (University of Ottawa) 07/12: Brady West (University of Michigan) 18/01: Neil Sheldon (Teaching Statistics Trust) 08/02: Christian Steglich (University of Groningen) 01/03: Emilio Zagheni..

Applied Seminar - Andrea Tesei (Queen Mary)

13:00 - 14:00 02 December 2021

Title: TBA

Social Anthropology Seminar - via Zoom and in the Boardroom - Dr Rosana Pinheiro Machado

16:00 - 18:00 06 December 2021

Speaker : Rosana Pinheiro Machado Title : The right to shine : Poverty, consumption, and the politics of pleasure in Brazil. Description of the talk : The talk examines the political impacts on the poor’s subjectivity provoked by neoliberal policies such as inclusion through consumption that emerged during the Workers’ Party administr..

Macro Seminar - Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis (Barcelona)

16:00 - 17:00 07 December 2021

Title: TBA

Social Statistics Seminar - 7 December 2021

16:00 - 17:00 07 December 2021

Social Statistics Seminars 2021/22 – December Session New measures for assessing non-ignorable selection bias in non-probability samples and low response rate probability samples Brady West (University of Michigan) Join us at 4pm (GMT) on 7 December 2021! Registration link: http://bit.ly/socialstats1221 Please register using your full..

Brownbag - Eun Kyung Lee

12:00 - 13:00 08 December 2021

Title: TBA

Philosophy Research Seminar: Dr Jessie Munton (University of Cambridge)

15:15 - 16:50 08 December 2021

This seminar will be taking place on campus, and in person, at Roscoe 2.3. If you are unable to come to campus, a zoom option will be available - please contact Dr Stephen Ingram to request the relevant zoom info. Title *Base Rate Neglect in the Service of Modal Knowledge Abstract *Are there ever good epistemic reasons to misrepresent base r..

Applied Seminar - Jacquelyn Pless (MIT)

13:00 - 14:00 09 December 2021

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Material potencies and dormant things - inaugural lecture by Professor Sophie Woodward

16:00 - 17:00 09 December 2021

Join us for Professor Sophie Woodward's inaugural lecture: "Material potencies and dormant things: expanding a vital sociology of the everyday" There is perhaps no more striking example of the ordinary, unnoticed, and mundane than cables stashed away in an attic, old clothing boxed away in a cupboard or a drawer full of ‘junk’. Drawing o..