Research News – Summer 2022

Publications Ming-Te Peng (PhD Candidate) has published her first article in Asia Pacific Education Review, under the title “Relocating the education reform movement: how have universities in Taiwan experienced Neoliberalization?” Silvia Bombardini, George Kalivis, and Floriane Misslin (PhD researchers in Visual Sociology) published a short online article titled “Going off script: The subversive potential of misworn clothing” in The … Continue reading Research News – Summer 2022

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

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

SPLIT #4 – Emergence

New Sociology Zine Issue (December 2021) The Sociology Society is happy to announce the new issue of SPLIT_MAG. SPLIT is a zine made by sociology students, for everyone. This issue’s theme is EMERGENCE, with texts by Les Back, Red Burgess, Connor Kooner, Georgia Lyons, Maria Riga, Brooklyn Saunders, and Elsa Thomas. Oxford Languages (used by … Continue reading SPLIT #4 – Emergence

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

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

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