Events in the School of Social Sciences
Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures in the School of Social Sciences.
Alan Smith OBE, Data Visualisation Editor at the Financial Times Abstract: The worlds of academia and journalism arguably share one historical publishing trait: the primacy of text over other forms of content. This talk will explain how that convention is being challenged at the Financial Times with a new strategy for data visualisation that..
Pietro Panzarasa, Queen Mary University
Sociology Seminar: The Contested Terrain of Islamophobia: Performances of Anti-Muslim Hatred and Muslims’ Experiences as Bodies ‘out of place’ by Dr Maddy Abbas
You are warmly invited to the April Sociology seminar given by Dr Maddy Abbas, Sociology, SoSS. The talk will take place on Wednesday 25th April, 2-3pm in the Arthur Lewis Boardroom. Title: The Contested Terrain of Islamophobia: Performances of Anti-Muslim Hatred and Muslims’ Experiences as Bodies ‘out of place’ Abstract The shift in..
Dear all The next GPE seminar will be on the 25th April. Here are the details. Andrew Baker University of Sheffield Macroprudential Regimes and the Politics of Social Purpose Wednesday 25th April 2018, 3.30-5pm Uni Place 2.217 Politics, Global Political Economy cluster seminar Following the financial crash of 2008, many scholars have..
Title and Abstract: TBC
Youth Mobilisation and the (anti)-Brexit Campaign: where next?
CMI Afternoon Seminar: Negotiating Digital Rights - Public Attitudes on Online Privacy and Targeting, at Home and at Work
Professor Ariadne Vromen, University of Sydney Ariadne Vromen is Professor of Political Sociology in the Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney There is a burgeoning discussion theorising our rights to privacy in an age when we use social media every day, but are increasingly subject to data collection and..
Critical Global Politics Cluster Seminars Semester 2, 2017-2018 - Wednesday May the 2nd - Lauren Wilcox - University of Cambridge
Wednesday, May 2 3.30-5 ALB G30/31 Lauren Wilcox University of Cambridge War Beyond the Human
Morgan Centre seminar: 'Temporal atmospheres: the micro-politics of power at Smithfield Market, London'
Speaker: Monica Degen (Brunel) and Camilla Lewis (Manchester) Exploring the changing feel of place, this paper offers a detailed account of the micro-politics of power at Smithfield Market, London which is about to undergo a dramatic period of transformation as part of the Corporation of London’s Culture Mile urban regeneration project. D..