Past events in Sociology

Sociology seminar: 'A Sense of Inequality'

15:45 - 16:45 17 February 2021

In this talk Wendy Bottero discusses her book, 'A sense of inequality'. The book brings together a r...

"How Memory Survives" - The 2020 Agnes Heller Annual Sociology Lecture, with Alice Bloch

07:30 - 09:00 17 December 2020

The 2020 Agnes Heller Sociological Lecture is organised by the Department Of Social Inquiry, La Trob...

Morgan Centre seminar: 'Birth and Death: relations and connections' - Kath Woodward and Sophie Woodward

14:00 - 15:00 17 December 2020

Birth and death are usually conceived in opposition: birth as a beginning, death an end, birth as a...

Sociology seminar: 'Connecting Sounds: the social life of music' - Nick Crossley

15:45 - 16:45 25 November 2020

In this talk Nick Crossley will outline the central thesis of his book, 'Connecting Sounds', before...

It’s Not All in the Genes: Sperm & Egg Donors’ Connections with Recipients

19:00 - 20:30 11 November 2020

The birth of a baby conceived via donated sperm or egg creates many new connections, both within and...

Morgan Centre seminar: On not having children in an age of austerity: Reproductive rights, delays and defaults (Sarah Marie Hall)

15:00 - 16:00 28 October 2020

This talk will explore findings from an ISRF-funded fellowship on fertility, austerity and social re...

Sociology seminar- Conceptualising Morality in terms of Practice: Challenges and Contributions (Owen Abbott)

14:45 - 15:45 14 October 2020

This seminar sets out the arguments firstly for conceptualising of morality as an ordinary facet of...

Known Unknowns: The Pros, Cons and Consequences of Known Donation

17:30 - 19:00 16 September 2020

Donor conception was once routinely kept secret in families, while donors were kept a good distance...

Known Unknowns: The Pros, Cons and Consequences of Known Donation

18:30 - 20:00 18 March 2020

A free-to-attend public event in London. The event is produced by the Progress Educational Trust (PE...

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