Events in the School of Social Sciences
Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures in the School of Social Sciences.
Social Anthropology Seminar Monday, 23 September 2019 Dr Marco Di Nunzio – University of Birmingham “The Act of Living. Street Life, Marginality and Development in Urban Ethiopa Description : Born in Addis Ababa’s inner city between the 1960s and 1970s, Haile and Ibrahim witnessed their country lifting itself from being a global..
GPE Cluster Seminar with David Blaney- Late-Victorian Economists and Empire: Jevons, Marshall and the Cultural Political Economy of Trade
Please join us for the joint seminar of Global Political Economy and Critical Global Politics Research clusters with David Blaney (Macalester College). David Blaney works on the social and political theory of international relations/global political economy. He explores the constructions of identity, time and space central to the discipline o..
Title: Expectations Formation with No Regrets Info: https://sites.google.com/site/omeredhan/
Alejandro Espinosa-Rada, The University of Manchester Dynamic Multilevel Approach for the study of Scientific Networks How can we understand scientific networks using a dynamic multilevel perspective? Which types of insights can give the multilevel networks for the understanding of different mechanisms developed in the network theory and the..
*Title: The Truth-teller *Abstract: The Liar is the proposition which says of itself that it is not true. It has been extensively discussed, chiefly because it raises a paradox. Relatively neglected is the Truth-teller – the proposition which says of itself that it is true. In this talk I identify the problem the Truth-teller raises, and di..
Social Anthropology Seminar Monday, 30th September 2019 Professor Kath Weston – University of Virginia and University of Edinburgh Title and Description to be advised Second Floor Boardroom 2.016 / 017 Arthur Lewis Building Time 4:15 to 6:00pm (Tea and coffee available outside the room from 4:00pm) ALL WELCOME!
Title: Rational Sentiments and Economic Cycles Info: LSE, http://personal.lse.ac.uk/kondor/
Jan Fuhse, University of Passau Social Networks in Communicative Events Like everything in the social world, seemingly stable networks of social relationships (as on or off) only exist in the imagination. This reduction has proven methodologically useful, but it can and should be broken up in favor of a more fine-grained approach. The presen..
This event is being coorganised with MANCEPT. Please note the earlier than usual start time of 15.00. *Title: Have You Forgiven Me? *Abstract: In this talk I try to answer a series of epistemic questions about forgiveness: Can I know when I have forgiven others, and can I know when I myself have been forgiven? Are these kinds of knowledge ea..
Social Anthropology Seminar Monday, 7th October 2019 Dr Vanessa Grotti – European University Institute in Florence Hosting the Dead : Forensics, Ritual and the Memorialisation of Migrant Human Remains in Italy Description to be advised shortly Second Floor Boardroom 2.016 / 017 Arthur Lewis Building Time 4:15 to 6:00pm (Tea and coff..