Events & Seminars 2022

The Sociology Seminar Series is supported by the MacFie Bequest, named after Professor Alec MacFie, Adam Smith Professor of Political Economy at the University from 1945 to 1958.

All enquiries about the seminar series and zoom links please contact Tim Winzler

All seminars will take place on a Wednesday at 12 noon. 

Wednesday 19 January 2022 Sebastien Bachelet (University of Manchester) 
'Shall we always just cry then?”: Laughter, suffering, and irregular migration'

Wednesday 2 February 2022 Elijah Anderson (Yale University)
'Black in White Space'

Wednesday 23 February 2022 Sandra Ristovska (University of Colorado, Boulder)
'Seeing Human Rights: Video Activism as a Proxy Profession'

Wednesday 2 March 2022 Stephanie Chambers (University of Glasgow)
'Children’s right to leisure during school holidays' - This event was cancelled due to industrial action

Wednesday 23 March 2022 Panos Theodoropoulos (University of Glasgow)
'The socialisation of precarity and the necessity of embeddedness: Conclusions from a covert period of observation of the experiences of precarious migrant workers in Glasgow' 

Wednesday 30 March 2022 Martin Savransky (Goldsmiths)
'Around the Day in 80 Worlds' 

Wednesday 13 April 2022 Paul Willis (Beijing Normal University) 
'A Western Ethnographic Perspective on Culture and Schooling in China Today'

Wednesday 27 April 2022 Tripta Chandola (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology)
'Sonic Selfies - Reflections on listening as a methodological intervention'

Wednesday 11 May 2022 Judith Hayem (Université de Lille)
'Investigating workers’ forms of thinking : a search for political subjectivations
The case for Marikana'

Wednesday 25 May 2022 Ros Williams (Sheffield University)
'"Improving the odds for everybody”: Patient appeals, stem cell donor recruitment, and the work to redress racial inequity'

Wednesday 8 June 2022 Yves Gingras (Université du Québec à Montréal)
'Moralization: A New Politics of Science?'