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

Sick Cities, Ill Manners by Alex Rhys-Taylor — Streetsigns

“London is deeply uncivilised now and public space has become uncouth. There has been a universal outbreak of incivility.” Boris Johnson, Shadow (When Education Secretary, before becoming the Mayor of London, and later Prime Minister.) From blogs, through tabloids to broadsheet op-eds, popular discourse about cities has long been strewn with treatise bemoaning the rudeness … Continue reading Sick Cities, Ill Manners by Alex Rhys-Taylor — Streetsigns

Deadly Trash

An article in Ethiopias ‘The Reporter‘ cites Professor Caroline Knowles. “The British academic, Caroline Knowles, describes it as the “redistribution centre which indexes the differences between people’s life-journeys, refracted through material cultures at their point of disposal.” Continue reading Deadly Trash

Not in the family portrait: BME voters and Brexit – Part II

‘With the start of the exit negotiations looming in early 2017, I still reject the notion that those who voted remain should shut up and accept the result. I reject platitudinous nonsense about having to stick together and make this work, chiefly because of the lies and misinformation of the leaders of the Leave campaign, … Continue reading Not in the family portrait: BME voters and Brexit – Part II