Research News – October 2021

Awards Fay Dennis has been awarded the Sociology of Health & Illness New Writer’s Prize for her article Drug fatalities and treatment fatalism: Complicating the ageing cohort theory. Faten Khazaei (Postdoctoral Researcher) has been awarded the Brigitte-Schnegg-Prize for 2021 for her thesis entitled Manufacturing Difference: Double Standard in Swiss Institutional responses to Intimate Partner Violence. … Continue reading Research News – October 2021

Breaking News – Sociology UCU Department Motion

Sociology Department UCU members pass motion condemning the ‘deletion’ of professional service staff roles in their department   The Sociology Department met on 29 September to discuss Goldsmiths College plans to make three of the Department professional service staff redundant.  As stakeholders and those most directly affected by this change, we strongly oppose this move. Removing this dedicated … Continue reading Breaking News – Sociology UCU Department Motion

The F Less Travelled… Tracing Feminist Pathways

A podcast by Sabrina Etherington and Amelia Donkor The F Less Travelled… Tracing Feminist Pathways is a new podcast birthed on the Gender, Media and Culture MA by two part-time students, Amelia Donkor and Sabrina Etherington. It’s designed to be a space for storytelling and feminist journeys, where guests are invited to share the three books, … Continue reading The F Less Travelled… Tracing Feminist Pathways

Research News – Summer 2021

Awards Jennifer Fleetwood has won the British Society of Criminology, Women Crime and Criminal Justice Network 2021 Paper Prize. The Prize ‘celebrates excellence in research and scholarship’. Her winning paper: Fleetwood, J., Aldridge, J. and Chatwin, C., 2020. Gendering research on online illegal drug markets. Addiction Research & Theory, 28(6), pp.457-466. Publications Corine van Emmerik‘s paper called ‘Aesthetics from the … Continue reading Research News – Summer 2021

Counter Cannon Racialised Scholars Reading List

By Goldsmiths Racialised Postgraduate Network (GRPN) At the start of the 2020-2021 academic year, members of GRPN attended a meeting with senior lecturers and administrators at Goldsmiths. At this meeting, it came to our attention that some program convenors found it particularly challenging to include racialised scholars in their reading list due to the assumption … Continue reading Counter Cannon Racialised Scholars Reading List

Research News – May 2021

Publications   Christos Varvantakis has a chapter published in a recent edited volume on photography and collective identities in Greece: Varvantakis, C. (2021) ‘Η Ακρόπολη από μακριά: Απόσταση, εγγύτητα και αφή’ (‘Acropolis from a distance: Distance, proximity and touch.’), in Petsini, P. and Stathatos, Y. (eds) Φωτογραφία και συλλογικές ταυτότητες: Ελληνικές φωτογραφικές μελέτες Ι (Photography … Continue reading Research News – May 2021

Research News – April 2021

Publications Martin Savransky has published an essay titled “After Progress: Notes for an Ecology of Perhaps” in the latest issue of Ephemera: Theory & Politics in Organisation, as part of a special issue on “Standby: Organising modes of in/activity”. It’s open access! Natassia Brenman has recently had a book review published in the Sociology of … Continue reading Research News – April 2021

Deptford is Changing: a creative exploration of the impact of gentrification

Published by Anita Strasser, 2020 Deptford is Changing: A Creative Exploration of the Impact of Gentrification is part of Anita’s AHRC-funded PhD in Visual Sociology at Goldsmiths. The book is the outcome of a collaborative research project that, together with local residents of Deptford, south-east London, researches and highlights the impact of gentrification and austerity … Continue reading Deptford is Changing: a creative exploration of the impact of gentrification