Events in Sociology

Marginalised Voices: The Impact of Covid on Older Ethnic Minority People

14:00 - 15:30 06 December 2021

Why is Covid having such a devastating impact on our older ethnic minority population? A new briefing from the Runnymede Trust and the Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE), explores why Covid has had such a devastating impact on our older ethnic minority population. In this webinar we will discuss some key points from the briefing: * O..

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..

Comics, short stories and fiction: Communicating research creatively

15:00 - 16:15 13 December 2021

Communicating research findings is a key aspect of academic work. In the main, scholarly papers and presentations to academic and non-academic audiences take the form of conventional texts. This Morgan Centre seminar explores more creative ways of communicating research to a variety of audiences and with different purposes in mind. The seminar..

The Limits of Racial Representation: Race, Culture, & Media

17:00 - 18:15 16 December 2021

A conversation between Herman Gray (UC Santa Cruz) and Anamik Saha (Goldsmiths). How has the politics of racial representation changed in the past thirty years? Professor Herman Gray (UC Santa Cruz), author of Watching Race: Television and the Sign of Blackness (2004, Minnesota) and Cultural Moves: Culture, Identity and the Politics of Repres..

Creative Fieldwork Online

13:00 - 15:00 20 January 2022

To sign up, click here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/216161263157 The Covid19 pandemic has brought about many unforeseen challenges for research in the social sciences, as we needed to move fieldwork online. However, doing research remotely, does not need to be impersonal, different or problematic; indeed, it can be a positive, proactive ch..

Gargi Bhattacharyya (UEL)

13:00 - 14:15 20 January 2022

Further details to follow. Follow @ethnicityuk on twitter for the latest details.

Conversations on Urban Ageing and Spatial Justice

15:00 - 16:00 15 February 2022

Urban Ageing and Spatial justice: Space, place and age-friendly cities In the third conversation in this series on urban ageing, Sheila Peace from the Open University and Jarmin Yeh from University of California, San Francisco will discuss the meaning of place to older people and the need to promote social justice in urban, ageing neighbourho..

Brendan McGeever (Birkbeck)

13:00 - 17 February 2022

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Adapting Cultural Probes For Use Online

10:00 - 13:00 08 March 2022

For this event, you must register your attendance through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/adapting-cultural-probes-for-use-online-tickets-219033734797 As part of the Creative stream with methods@manchester, get an insight into the cultural probe method. Louise Couceiro will begin by offering a brief explanation of the cultural pro..

Seminar: Zethu Matebeni (Fort Hare)

17 March 2022

Further details to follow. Follow @ethnicityuk on twitter for the latest details.

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