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Past events in Sociology

Morgan Centre seminar: “Well, it’ll be quite a worksite” - Young women’s expectations of and solutions towards work-family reconciliation

01:30 - 14:15 03 April 2019

Speaker: Outi Alakärppä, visiting PhD student, Department of Education, University of Jyväskylä,...

Morgan Centre book launch

17:30 - 20:00 06 March 2019

Join us to celebrate the official launch of three books by Morgan Centre members: Sociology of Pers...

Morgan Centre seminar: ‘You need a map not a stopwatch’: Towards a relational interpretation of busyness (Clare Holdsworth)

15:30 - 17:00 06 March 2019

Busyness is a current popular obsession. Claims that everyone is busy with too much to do and not en...

Mitchell Centre Seminar series

16:00 - 17:30 13 March 2019

Heather McGregor, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University Yasaman Sarabi, Edinburgh Busin...

“I got the impression that people who went to the pub had horns and a tail”: Narrative inheritance and intergenerational learning about alcohol in families

13 March - 27 May 2019

As sociologists of kinship have argued, families are 'mnemonic communities': they are brought into b...

Age takes hold of us by surprise: Conceptualising Vulnerabilities in Ageing as the Timing of Adverse Events

14:00 - 15:00 06 February 2019

Ageing in the public eye can be distilled to a limited number of adverse events, such as loss of hea...

Age takes hold of us by surprise: Conceptualising Vulnerabilities in Ageing as the Timing of Adverse Events

14:00 - 15:00 06 February 2019

Ageing in the public eye can be distilled to a limited number of adverse events, such as loss of hea...

Morgan Centre seminar: Bringing writing and drawing back together (Manuel Joao Ramos)

11:00 - 13:00 20 February 2019

Anthropologist Manuel João Ramos will be joining us from the University Institute of Lisbon to talk...

Package Factories: Warehouses as New places For Contemporary Working-class (David Gaborieau)

26 February - 27 May 2019

The backstage of contemporary capitalism is a vast logistical network through which goods and materi...

Reimagining the future for older people living in Greater Manchester: ESRC Festival of Social Science event

14:00 - 16:30 06 November 2018

‘Ageing in place’ is a policy strategy which helps older people to keep healthy and connected to...