Events & Seminars 2021

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.

Any enquiries about the seminar series and zoom links please contact Dr Alicia Davis

All seminars will take place at 1pm. 

27 January Brij Maharaj, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Title: Sailing a ship while building it” – Covid 19 Challenges in South Africa

10 February  M. Angélica Thumala Olave, University of Edinburgh
Topics: Cultural Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Consumption, Catholicism, Secularisation, Elites, Culture and society in Latin America, Sociology of reading and writing

17 February  Sam Lawton, University of Glasgow
Title: Bisexuality+: Identities, Relationships and Prejudice

24 February  Meenakshi Gautham, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Topics: One health, antimicrobial resistance, health policy, health interventions (co-sponsored with MVLS, UoG School of Veterinary Sciences)

10 March  Hannah Brown, University of Durham
Topics: Anthropology, economies and practices of care, governance, nursing, global health, HIV/AIDS, development, community-based care

24 March  Jeffrey Weeks, Sociology, London South Bank University
Book talk: “Between Worlds: A Queer Boy from the Valleys”

31 March  Edna Mutua, IHW/Sociology University of Glasgow
Topics: Anthropology, antimicrobial resistance, morality of global health interventions, East Africa

7 April  Christin Achermann, University of Neuchâtel
Topics: Anthropology, migration law, migration, inclusion & exclusion, citizenship

21 April  Jennika Virhia, IHW/Sociology, University of Glasgow
Topics: Human geography, health seeking behaviour, ethnography, co-development of health interventions, zoonotic disease

5 May  Chris Bunn, IHW/Sociology, University of Glasgow
Topics: Applied sociology, community led solutions to health problems, Malawi, UK, non communicable diseases, social theory

19 May  Bill Hughes, Glasgow Caledonian University 
Topic: Of Swine and Men: A Historical sociology of disability in the late Medieval moral economy