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

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

Research News – March 2021

Awards Congratulations to Rebecca Coleman, who has been awarded £8,903.92 by the British Academy / Leverhulme for a Small Grant entitled: “Feeling, making and imagining time: Everyday temporal experiences in the Covid-19 pandemic”. Publications Clare Levy has had a chapter published in a new book on Youth research on participation and inequalities. The chapter is … Continue reading Research News – March 2021

Walking Places Conference Proceedings

Co-edited by Anita Strasser Published in February 2021 by Dinamia ISCTE-IUL – The Centre for Socioeconomic and Territorial Studies at University Institute Lisbon The symposium Walking Places, which Anita Strasser, PhD candidate in Visual Sociology, co-organised with her colleague Carla Duarte in Lisbon, took place in January 2019. It was hosted by Dinamia ISCTE-IUL – … Continue reading Walking Places Conference Proceedings

Research News – February 2021

Awards Congratulations to Yesim Yildiz, who has been awarded a 3-year funded ESRC New Investigator’s Grant, entitled: Official Archives of State Violence, starting 1 March. Congratulations, also to Miranda Armstrong who received an award of £8385 from the grassroots organisation Resourcing Racial Justice to further develop her PhD research and undertake some advocacy around the … Continue reading Research News – February 2021

Situated Norms: Home Visits and the (Re)production of Social Difference through Child Protection

By Dr Faten Khazaei “Situated Norms” is a postdoctoral research project at Goldsmiths which looks at State’s child protection mission through the lens of social difference. The need to protect children from neglect and abuse is one of the most accepted missions of the welfare state. Despite the extensive consensus on the need for public … Continue reading Situated Norms: Home Visits and the (Re)production of Social Difference through Child Protection

Playing with methods during Covid 19 by Mary Brenda Herbert

This blog post was originally published on the International Journal of Social Research Methodologies website on 6 August 2020. Mary Brenda Herbert is a PhD student in Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London . Figure 1: Art packs in the making.   ‘Where are you?’ He quizzically looked at me. Eyes darting from one corner … Continue reading Playing with methods during Covid 19 by Mary Brenda Herbert