Research News – May 2022

Awards Jennifer Fleetwood (with Charlotte Scott in Department of English) have been awarded £29,324 from the AHRC to form a research network with Clean Break Theatre Company. The project is called “A story of her own: Finding a space for women to speak beyond the criminal justice system”. The project starts in July and will … Continue reading Research News – May 2022

Shouting Together: Sociology PhD complaints against the destructive actions of Goldsmiths’ Senior Management

This is a collection of longer or shorter complaints by PhD researchers in the Department of Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London. Most of them were previously filed independently as feedback in our Annual Progress Monitoring Form and/or in the Spring Check-in Survey conducted by the college. We speak out here against the disastrous effects … Continue reading Shouting Together: Sociology PhD complaints against the destructive actions of Goldsmiths’ Senior Management

Research News – February 2022

Publications The Sociology Society has produced a new issue of SPLIT Magazine written by students. Sara Farris has just published a new article (co-authored with Nira Yuval-Davis and Catherine Rottenberg), “The Frontline as Performative Frame: An Analysis of the UK COVID Crisis”. State Crime. Vol. 10, No. 2 (2021), pp. 284-303. Beverley Skeggs, Sara R. … Continue reading Research News – February 2022

Research News – December 2021

Publications Evelyn Ruppert with Stephan Scheel published an edited collection with Goldsmiths Press based on the findings of Evelyn’s ERC project, ARITHMUS. It includes chapters co-authored by different combinations of the six-member project team: Data Practices: Making Up a European People.  The book is Open Access and will soon be downloadable in pdf from MIT … Continue reading Research News – December 2021

Racist Tones

Limited edition book by the FOUR WRITERS group, et al.   Racist Tones foregrounds the everyday stories of those at the receiving end of the hostile racist environment, which formed the backdrop to the Two-Tone record label founded in 1979 in Coventry. It delves into the tones and frequencies in which racism was received and … Continue reading Racist Tones

Students and staff on the vital work of admin staff for learning and research in the Department

Although we do not yet know what exactly is involved in SMT’s plans to ‘centralise professional services’ in College, students and staff have written testimonials to show why ‘ripping the heart out of the Department’ is such a bad idea for all of us.   Read the testimonials here.     Continue reading Students and staff on the vital work of admin staff for learning and research in the Department

Goldsmiths SMT urged to reconsider admin centralisation

Letter and powerful Testimonial sent to Goldsmiths Senior Management Team from former Sociology Department academics   Dear Frances Corner, Senior Management Team, Dinah Caine and members of Council, As academics who have benefitted from the work of the Administrative Staff in the Department of Sociology, as former teachers and researchers there, we are writing to … Continue reading Goldsmiths SMT urged to reconsider admin centralisation