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Insta-Glam: Smartphone Apps and Beauty Surveillance

UserProf Rosalind Gill, City University of London.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2019, 12:30-14:00

The Class Ceiling: Why it Plays to be Privileged

UserDr Sam Friedman, London School of Economics.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2019, 12:30-14:00

Is Europe Christian?

UserProf Oliver Roy, European University Institute.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 12 February 2019, 12:30-14:00

What is the Sociology of Reproduction all about?

UserProf Sarah Franklin, Sociology Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2019, 12:30-14:00

Cambridge Sociology 50th Anniversary Conference

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

House Clare College, Cambridge .

ClockTuesday 13 November 2018, 09:00-17:30

Critical conversations: intersectionality and sociology

UserProfessor Patricia Hill Collins, University of Maryland.

HouseRiley Auditorium, Clare College Memorial Court, Queens Road.

ClockMonday 12 November 2018, 16:30-17:30

Sociology at Cambridge: Past, Present and Future

UserProf Anthony Giddens, Prof Patrick Baert, Dr Ali Meghji, Prof Jackie Scott, Prof J Thompson.

House Clare College, Cambridge .

ClockMonday 12 November 2018, 14:45-16:15

Cambridge Sociology 50th Anniversary Conference

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

House Clare College, Cambridge .

ClockMonday 12 November 2018, 14:30-18:30

How to do things with sensors

UserProf Jennifer Gabrys, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2018, 12:00-14:00

Fear and loathing in modern warfare

UserProf Michael Mann, Distinguished Research Professor, UCLA.

HouseRoom 3, Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 01 May 2018, 14:00-16:00

Digital Fakery and its Consequences

UserDr Ella McPherson, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseRoom G, 2nd Floor, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 13 February 2018, 12:30-14:00

A Postcolonial Rethinking of the State and Nation: From Comparative to Connected Sociologies

UserProfessor Gurminder Bhambra, University of Essex.

HouseRoom B, 1st Floor, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 30 January 2018, 12:30-14:00

Putting health and wellbeing evidence into policy

User• Sara MacLennan, Whatworks wellbeing centre.

HouseEnglish faculty room GR04.

ClockWednesday 01 November 2017, 17:00-18:30

Conference: Centenary of the Russian Revolution

UserOrganisers: Dr David Lane (Cambridge Sociology) and Dr Jeff Miley (Cambridge Sociology).

HouseQueen's Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College.

ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 09:45-18:00

Jo Cox Lecture Series: Save the Children

UserKevin Watkins, CEO.

HouseMurray Edwards College, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 20 October 2017, 17:00-19:00

How do you feel? ‘Well- being’ and un-voiceability in UK universities

UserProfessor Shirley Tate, Leeds Beckett University .

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 17 October 2017, 12:30-14:00

Beyond Expectations: Second-Generation Nigerians in the United States and Britain

UserDr Onoso Imoagene, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockWednesday 04 October 2017, 12:30-14:00

Despotic and Infrastructural Power: The State in the 21st Century

UserPROF MICHAEL MANN (University of California, Los Angeles).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 02 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Brick Walls: Racism and Other Hard Histories

UserPROF SARA AHMED (Independent Writer).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 14 March 2017, 12:30-14:00

Iran’s Rhetoric Aggression: the Hard Words of Soft War

UserDR ROXANNE FARMANFARMAIAN (POLIS, University of Cambridge).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 28 February 2017, 12:30-14:00

Changing practices: lessons from a re-study of eating out in England

UserProfessor Alan Warde, University of Manchester .

HouseRoom B, 1st Floor, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockMonday 27 February 2017, 12:30-14:00

Words That Kill: Rhetoric and Reality in the Discourse of the Front National

UserPROF RICHARD WOLIN (City University of New York) .

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2017, 12:30-14:00

Social Media and Academic Labour

UserMark Carrigan.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 31 January 2017, 12:30-14:00

What works to prevent gendered violence. Keynote Address: Gendered Violence and the City

UserPROF RACHEL JEWKES, Medical Research Council in Pretoria.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockThursday 01 December 2016, 16:00-17:00

Peculiar Institutions: Four centuries of race-making in the United States

UserProfessor Loïc Wacquant, Pitt Professor in the Department of Sociology .

HouseKnox Shaw Room, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockMonday 28 November 2016, 17:00-19:00

The ghetto and the prison

UserProfessor Loïc Wacquant, Pitt Professor in the Department of Sociology .

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockFriday 18 November 2016, 17:00-19:00

Racialized slavery and racial terrorism

UserProfessor Loïc Wacquant, Pitt Professor in the Department of Sociology .

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 17:00-19:00

Race as symbolic violence and public dishonour

UserProfessor Loïc Wacquant, Pitt Professor in the Department of Sociology.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 1.

ClockWednesday 16 November 2016, 17:00-19:00

Out of Africa: The Organisation of Migrant Smuggling across the Mediterranean

UserDr Paolo Campana (University of Cambridge) .

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 01 November 2016, 12:30-14:00

Soy Afro: Me Reconozco y Cuento": Race, Racism and Representation of Blackness in Mexico

UserDr Monica Moreno Figueroa (University of Cambridge).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 18 October 2016, 12:30-14:00

Immigrant Access in the Affordable Care Act: Legacies of the Confederacy

UserProf Donald W. Light, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 14 June 2016, 12:30-14:00

The Political Sociology of Human Rights

UserPROF KATE NASH (Goldsmiths, University of London).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 31 May 2016, 12:30-14:00

Julian Huxley’s Reproductive Futures

UserProf Alison Bashford (Jesus College, Cambridge).

HouseBentley Room, The Pitt Building, Trumpington Street, CB2 .

ClockMonday 23 May 2016, 17:00-18:30

Jewish Conditions, Theories of Nationalism

UserProf John Hall, James McGill Professor of Comparative Historical Sociology at McGill University.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 12:30-14:00

Better Medical Research Without Patents? The Good-Pharma model.

UserPROF DONALD W LIGHT (Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 10 May 2016, 17:00-19:00

Research on the Shifting U.S. Political Terrain

UserProfessor Theda Skocpol (Harvard).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 10:00-11:30

Thinking through racial capitalism in our time

UserPROF GARGI BHATTACHARYYA (University of East London).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 03 May 2016, 12:30-14:00

The Causes of War

UserProf Michael Mann, University of California. Los Angeles.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 17:00-19:00

Social Relations and Popular Protest from 1789 to 2011

UserMr Benjamin Abrams, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 08 March 2016, 12:30-14:00

Challenging the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

UserGabriel Siles-Brugge (University of Manchester).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockMonday 29 February 2016, 17:00-19:00

When the grass is greener: fertility intentions in a transnational context

UserProf Wendy Sigle (London School of Economics).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2016, 12:30-14:00

How to Overcome Inequality

UserRobert Wade (London School of Economics).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockMonday 01 February 2016, 17:00-19:00

The rise and fall of commercial surrogacy in Thailand

UserProf Andrea Whittaker (Monash University).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 26 January 2016, 12:30-14:00

Why the Left should support leaving the European Union.

UserJohn Boyd, CAEF Campaign Secretary.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockMonday 18 January 2016, 17:00-19:00

Prof Robert D. Putnam in conversation

UserRobert D. Putnam Malkin Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 7.

ClockWednesday 09 December 2015, 10:00-11:30

Performing the Political: the drama of violence and nonviolence in political struggle

UserPROF CHARLES TRIPP (SOAS, University of London).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2015, 12:30-14:00

Jeremy Corbyn: Miracle or Mirage?

UserAndrew Gamble, POLIS, Cambridge.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockMonday 30 November 2015, 17:00-19:00

Creating the New Islamic Middle Class: The Sociology of State-Building in Sudan

UserPROF HARRY VERHOEVEN (Georgetown University, Qatar).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2015, 12:30-14:00

A Precariat Charter: Towards a New Progressive Politics.

UserGuy Standing, SOAS, University of London.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 17:00-19:00

Salvador Allende Memorial Lecture - The Chilean road to capitalism: the role of agrarian reform and peasant revolt before the coup

UserJosé Bengoa, Rector and Professor of Anthropology Universidad Academia de Humanismo Cristiano Santiago de Chile.

HouseSG1, Ground Floor, Alison Richard Building, West Road.

ClockMonday 26 October 2015, 17:15-19:00

The Egg and the Sperm 2.0

UserProfessor Emily Martin ( Department of Social Anthropology, New York University).

HouseSainsbury Laboratory University of Cambridge, Bateman Street.

ClockThursday 22 October 2015, 17:00-19:00

2nd Graduate Conference: (In)security in a Global Age

UserKeynote speakers: Dr Craig Calhoun, Professor Cristina Boswell, Professor Harry Collins.

HouseSociology Department , Free School Lane.

ClockSaturday 26 September 2015, 09:00-18:00

2nd Graduate Conference: (In)security in a Global Age

User Keynote speakers: Dr Craig Calhoun, Professor Cristina Boswell, Professor Harry Collins.

HouseSociology Department , Free School Lane.

ClockFriday 25 September 2015, 09:00-18:00

Book launch: Becoming Denmark: How societies build control of corruption

UserAlina Mungiu-Pippidi, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin.

HouseSociology Department , Free School Lane.

ClockWednesday 16 September 2015, 12:00-14:00

Reflections on the Recent Spanish Elections in a European Context: A Roundtable Discussion

UserDr Jeff Miley (Cambridge Sociology Department), Prof Gonzalo Velasco Arias (Camilo Jose Cela University), Vangelis Georgas (Cambridge Sociology Department)University.

HouseSociology Department Tea Room, Free School Lane.

ClockMonday 15 June 2015, 17:00-18:30

Scapegoating "Strangers" in Europe: Deep Structures and Shallow Stereotypes of Fear

UserProf Ray Taras, Visiting Leverhulme Professor in Migration Studies, University of Sussex.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 02 June 2015, 12:30-14:00

Can Tocqueville Karaoke or Sing Rule Britannia?

UserProf. Terry N. Clark (Sociology, U. of Chicago) .

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockMonday 18 May 2015, 12:30-14:00

Have war and violence declined through human history?

UserProf Michael Mann, UCLA.

HouseArts School Room A, New Museums Site.

ClockTuesday 28 April 2015, 17:00-18:30

Graduate Seminar: Networked Social Movements: a Global Perspective, 2010-2015

UserProf Manuel Castells (University of Southern California).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockThursday 12 March 2015, 17:00-18:30

Surveillance and Counter-Surveillance in the Digital Society

UserProf Manuel Castells (University of Southern California).

HouseArts School Room A, New Museums Site.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 17:00-18:30

Renewing Radical and Revolutionary Political Strategies: a reflection on sense and nonsense

UserChris Rogers (Warwick University; author of ‘Alternatives to Capitalism’ (2014)).

HouseSociology Department Committee Room, Free School Lane.

ClockMonday 02 March 2015, 17:00-18:30

A Post-Marxist Alternative to Neo-Liberal Economics

UserAlexandr Buzgalin (Moscow University) .

HouseSociology Department Committee Room, Free School Lane.

ClockMonday 23 February 2015, 17:00-18:30

Can the Revolution in Kurdish Syria Succeed? Reflections based on a field visit

UserDr Jeff Miely (Cambridge Sociology Department).

HouseArts School Room B, New Museums Site.

ClockMonday 26 January 2015, 17:00-18:30

Imagining “Society” in Immigrant Integration Expertise

UserProf Willem Schinkel, Erasmus University.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 20 January 2015, 12:30-14:00

Why do Women do more Housework than Men? Experimental evidence from the UK

UserDr Maria Iacovou (Cambridge Sociology Department).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2014, 12:30-14:00

Affective Relations: The Transnational Politics of Empathy

UserDR CAROLYN PEDWELL (Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2014, 12:30-14:00

Cambridge Sociology Graduate Conference : Crisis and Social Change: Towards Alternative Horizons

UserKey note speakers: Prof Ted Benton (University of Essex); Prof Donatella Della Porta (Robert Schuman Centre); Prof Goran Therborn (Cambridge Sociology Department); Prof Greg Philo (University of Glasgow).

HouseSociology Department , Free School Lane.

ClockSaturday 27 September 2014, 08:30-18:00

Cambridge Sociology Graduate Conference : Crisis and Social Change: Towards Alternative Horizons

UserKey note speakers: Prof Ted Benton (University of Essex); Prof Donatella Della Porta (Robert Schuman Centre); Prof Goran Therborn (Cambridge Sociology Department); Prof Greg Philo (University of Glasgow).

HouseSociology Department , Free School Lane.

ClockFriday 26 September 2014, 08:30-18:00

Sociology and auto/biography: notes on a journey

UserProf Ann Oakley, Institute of Education.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 03 June 2014, 12:30-14:00

Sex Cells: the medical market for eggs and sperm

UserDr Rene Almeling (Sociology, Yale University).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockThursday 22 May 2014, 17:00-18:30

Exploring the Secret Garden of Inequality Effects

UserProf Guillermina Jasso (Sociology, New York University).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 20 May 2014, 12:30-14:00

Food Prices, Maternal and Child Health, and Resilience in India: A Quasi-Natural Experiment

UserDr Jasmine Fledderjohann, Department of Sociology, Oxford.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 06 May 2014, 12:30-14:00

Feminist Classics revisited 2

UserProf Sarah Franklin, Cambridge Sociology Department (Chair); Speakers: Michelle Stanworth, Patricia Spallone, Deborah Lynn Steinberg.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockThursday 01 May 2014, 13:00-16:00

Have Societies Evolved?

UserProf Michael Mann.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockTuesday 29 April 2014, 17:00-18:30

Seminar: Social Networks and Social Movements: a Global Perspective, 2010-2014

UserProf Manuel Castells, University of Southern California.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 17:00-19:00

The slow rise and rapid fall of the Muslim Brotherhood

UserDr Hazem Kandil, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 11 March 2014, 12:30-14:00

Public Lecture: Internet and Society: the Culture of Autonomy

UserProf Manuel Castells, University of Southern California .

HouseArts School Room A, New Museum Site.

ClockMonday 10 March 2014, 17:00-18:30

Independence for Catalonia?

UserDr Jeff Miley, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 12:30-14:00

Sociology of Intellectuals Reading Group: Norbert Elias and his German Contempories

UserIntroduced by the author, Dr Martha Bucholc.

HouseSociology Department Tea Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 09:30-11:00

The 20 Years Anniversary of the Zapatista Uprising: round-table and screening

Event organised by the Centre of Latin American Studies, Cambridge, and the Radical Americas Network

UserProf Rosalva Aida Hernandez (Simon Bolivar Chair, Cambridge), Prof John Gledhill (University of Manchester), Dr Sarah Washbrook (University of Oxford), Geoff Goodwin (UCL, Cambridge), Dr Jeff Miley (Sociology, Cambridge).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 14:30-18:30

Why Still Marry? The Role of Feelings in Marriage Choices

UserProf Francisco Billari, Nuffield College, Oxford.

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2014, 12:30-14:00

Sociology of Intellectuals Reading Group: Sartre on Public Intellectualism

UserIntroduced by Prof Patrick Baert, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2014, 09:30-11:00

Resilient Liberalism

UserProf Mark Thatcher (Department of Government, LSE).

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 28 January 2014, 12:30-14:00

Sociology of Intellectuals Reading Group: Edward Said (1993) Representations of the Intellectual

UserIntroduced by Dr Hazem Kandil, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseSociology Department Tea Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 28 January 2014, 09:30-11:00

Is Austerity good for our Health?

UserProf Larry King, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseYusuf Hamied Lecture Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 18:00-19:00

Afghanistan Post-2014: what does the future hold?

UserHE M Daud Yaar, Ambassador of Afghanistan to the UK.

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 26 November 2013, 15:45-17:30

When the Welfare State Disappears: Social Resilience and Rapid Socioeconomic Change in Greece.

UserMr Alex Kentikelenis, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 19 November 2013, 12:30-14:00

Infertility, IVF and the ART of Making Babies - a Turkish case study

UserDr Zeynep Gurtin, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 05 November 2013, 12:30-14:00

Prof Franklin's Inaugural Lecture: After IVF: the Reproductive Turn in Social Thought

UserProf Sarah Franklin, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseArts School Room A, New Museum Site.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2013, 17:00-19:00

Power in the Global Age: symposium with Michael Mann

UserProf Michael Mann, Prof Anthony Giddens, Prof Goran Therborn, Prof Sylvia Walby, Prof Christopher Bayly.

HouseSt John's College Divinity School.

ClockFriday 25 October 2013, 14:00-17:30

Development as Myth: Market Subjectivities in Post 1991 Urban India

UserDr Manali Desai, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2013, 12:30-14:00

Feminist Classics Revisited symposium: Ann Oakley's Sex, Gender and Society

UserProf Sarah Franklin (Sociology, Cambridge) - Chair.

HouseArts School Room C, New Museums Site.

ClockFriday 17 May 2013, 13:00-18:00

Europe entrapped. Can the EU resolve its current crisis?

UserPROF CLAUS OFFE (Hertie School of Governance).

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 30 April 2013, 14:00-15:30

The contribution of economists to the second Great Depression

UserPROF ROBERT WADE (London School of Economics).

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2013, 12:30-14:00

The Economic Crisis in Europe

UserProfessor Manuel Castells.

HouseArts School Room A, New Museums Site.

ClockMonday 11 March 2013, 17:00-19:00

Sacred D-Mark, Profane Euro: The Cultural Logic of Central Bank Independence

UserDR CARLO TOGNATO (University of Adelaide).

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2013, 12:30-14:00

The Last Campaign

UserProf Jeffrey Alexander, Pitt Professor for 2012-13.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3.

ClockTuesday 19 February 2013, 17:00-19:00

Obama in Power

UserProf Jeffrey Alexander, Pitt Professor for 2012-13.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3.

ClockTuesday 12 February 2013, 17:00-19:00

The Importance of Being Civil

UserPROF JOHN HALL (Mc Gill University, Quebec).

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2013, 12:30-14:00

A Case Study of `New' and `Far Right' Attempts to Engage with Underground Music Scenes.

UserDR PETER WEBB (Cambridge University, Sociology).

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 13 November 2012, 12:30-14:00

The Return of Class.

UserPROF GORAN THERBORN (Cambridge University, Sociology).

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2012, 12:30-14:00

The Politics of Preventing Poor Pharmaceutical Patents: Brazil, India, and Beyond

UserDR KEN SHADLEN (London School of Economics).

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 16 October 2012, 12:30-14:00

Conceptualising the Quality of Employment

UserDr B Burchell (Cambridge Sociology Division)m Dr K Sehnbruch (University of Chile).

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 08 May 2012, 12:30-14:00

The Future of Capitalism

UserProfessor Michael Mann (UCLA).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockWednesday 02 May 2012, 17:00-19:00

Social Mobility over three Generations in Britain

UserDr Tak Wing Chan (University of Oxford) and Dr Vikki Boliver (Durham University).

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 13 March 2012, 12:30-14:00

Authorship and responsibility: literary trials and the ethics of writing (France, 19th-21th Century)

UserGisele Sapiro, Centre europeen de sociologie et de science politique, Paris.

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 06 March 2012, 12:30-14:00

Sex Ratio Imbalances and China's Care for Girls Programme

UserDr Rachel Murphy, University of Oxford.

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockThursday 01 March 2012, 12:30-14:00

Mafias on the Move: how organised crime conquers new territories

UserDr Federico Varese, Oxford University.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 29 November 2011, 12:30-14:00

Retooling Reproductive Sustance: IVF as a stem technology

UserProf Sarah Franklin, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 15 November 2011, 12:30-14:00

Cambridge Festival of Ideas event: Contemporary revolution in religious life

UserDr David Lehmann, Cambridge Sociology Division, Department of Social Sciences.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2011, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Festival of Ideas event: The rise of Sartre and French existentialism

UserDr Patrick Baert, Cambridge Sociology Division, Department of Social Sciences.

HouseFaculty of English.

ClockSaturday 22 October 2011, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Festival of Ideas event: The Left in Crisis: what is next?

UserProf Saskia Sassen (Columbia University) and Prof Richard Sennett (New York University and London School of Economics).

HouseFaculty of Law.

ClockSaturday 22 October 2011, 11:00-12:00

Cambridge Festival of Ideas event: The Creative Campus

UserDr David Fowler, Cambridge Sociology Division, Department of Social Sciences.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockThursday 20 October 2011, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Festival of Ideas event: Why do people works so hard?

UserDr Brendan Bruchell, Cambridge Sociology Division, Department of Social Sciences.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockWednesday 19 October 2011, 17:30-18:30

The Open Society and its Immigrants: avoidance, conflict and accommodation

UserDr Paul Scheffer, Amsterdam University.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 18 October 2011, 12:30-14:00

From SPS [PPSIS] to The House of Commons: Social Science, Evidence and Policy

Stella Creasy graduated from Social and Political Sciences Tripos (now PPS) and Magdalene College in 1999, and was elected as a Labour MP in 2010. Between these two she worked as a councillor in local government, obtained a PhD in social psychology from

UserStella Creasy, MP, PhD.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockThursday 02 June 2011, 16:00-17:30

PUBLIC LECTURE: Cooperation

UserProf Richard Sennett, Distinguised Visiting Professor at Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockTuesday 24 May 2011, 17:00-19:00

Emergent logics of expulsion: beyond social exclusion

UserProf Saskia Sassen, Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockMonday 09 May 2011, 17:15-18:15

The Dreyfus Affair: the Orthodoxy revisited

UserDr Ruth Harris, New College, Oxford.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 15 March 2011, 12:30-14:00

Erotic Capital: Extending Bourdieu

UserDr Catherine Hakim, London School of Economics.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 01 March 2011, 12:30-14:00

The Rise of Existentialism: a case study in the sociology of intellectual life

UserDr Patrick Baert, Sociology Department, Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 15 February 2011, 12:30-14:00

Migration and the rise of the radical right in Europe

UserProf Montserrat Guibernau, Professor of Politics, Queen Mary University of London.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 08 February 2011, 12:30-14:00

The Nature of Empathy

UserProf Simon Baron-Cohen, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 01 February 2011, 12:30-14:00

The Sociology of Resentment: the American Tea Party Movement

UserProf Bryan Turner, University of Western Sidney.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 25 January 2011, 12:30-14:00

Conference: Digital Diasporas: Migration, ICTs and Transnationalism

UserConvenor: Dr Mirca Madianou (Sociology and Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge).

HouseCRASSH, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 14 January 2011, 00:00-00:00

Conference: Digital Diasporas: Migration, ICTs and Transnationalism

UserConvenor: Dr Mirca Madianou (Sociology and Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge).

HouseCRASSH, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockThursday 13 January 2011, 00:00-00:00

Seminar: Greater gender equality, (un)happier families?

UserProfessor Karen Henwood, Cardiff University Professor; Janet Walker, University of Newcastle; Lynn Prince Cooke, University of Kent; Emilia Del Bono, Institute for Social & Economic Research; Vanessa Gash, University of Manchester; Denise Hawke.

HouseMond Building Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockThursday 09 December 2010, 10:00-16:30

Seminar: Shock Tactics: health inside out

UserDr Simon Cohn, Cambridge General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 30 November 2010, 12:30-14:00

Seminar: Autonomy and Dependence: the paradox of the believer as subject

UserProfessor Daniele Hervieu, Former President of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 16 November 2010, 12:30-14:00

Seminar: Sacred Frontiers: the reinvention of everyday life in Jerusalem's Old City

UserDr Wendy Pullan, Cambridge Departmetn fo Architecture.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 02 November 2010, 12:30-14:00

Seminar: Alternative Economic Cultures in a Context of Crisis

UserProf Manuel Castells, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockFriday 22 October 2010, 17:00-19:00

Public Lecture: The Multidimentional Crisis of Informational Capitalism

UserProfessor Manuel Castells, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3.

ClockFriday 22 October 2010, 14:00-16:00

Public Lecture: Bourdieu Race and the Penal System

UserProfessor LoïcWacquant, University of California at Berkeley.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3.

ClockTuesday 19 October 2010, 14:00-16:00

Where is the Worl Going? Understanding World Dynamics - Public Lecture

UserProfessor Goran Therborn, University of Cambridge.

HouseArts School Room A.

ClockWednesday 19 May 2010, 17:00-18:30

The Rise and Recessions of Neoliberalism, 1970-2010 - Public Lecture

UserProf Michael Mann, UCLA.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockWednesday 05 May 2010, 17:00-18:30

Can American Imperialism Survive for Long in the 21st Century?

UserProfessor Michael Mann, UCLA.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 04 May 2010, 17:00-18:30

On Critique in a Time of Crisis

UserLuc Boltanski, Ecoles des hautes etudes en sciences sociales, Paris, and Professor Nancy Fraser, New School for Social Research, New York.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockWednesday 28 April 2010, 16:00-18:00

The Simultaneous Resurgence of Russia and Russophobia

UserProfessor Ray Taras, Eurpean Institute, Florence, and Tulane University.

HouseThrikill Room, Clare College.

ClockTuesday 27 April 2010, 17:00-18:00

Special Sociology Lecture: The Increasing Significance if Guanxi

UserProf Yanje Bian, University of Minnesota.

HouseArts School, room B.

ClockFriday 26 February 2010, 15:00-16:00

The Politics of Exile in Latin America

UserProf Mario Sznajder, Leon Blum Chair at Jerusalem Hebrew University.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 23 February 2010, 12:30-14:00

Engineers of Jihad

UserDiego Gambetta (Oxford).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2010, 12:30-14:00

The sociology of elite distinctions

UserJean-Pascal Daloz (CNRS/Oxford).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 26 January 2010, 12:30-14:00

The Michelin-starred restaurant sector as a culture industry: a cross-national comparison of restaurants in Britain and Germany

UserChristel Lane, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Cambridge.

HouseArts School, room C.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2009, 12:30-14:00

Zeitgeists, nightmares and research; what makes social theory better than common sense?

UserRalph Fevre, Professor of Sociology at the University of Cardiff.

HouseArts School, room C.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2009, 12:30-14:00

To take power or not? Observations on the new political cultures of opposition in the Americas

UserJohn Foran, Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

HouseArts School, room C.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2009, 12:30-14:00

Special Sociology Lecture: Greed talk, religion and the credit crunch in the USA: towards a cultural sociology of the economy

UserBryan Turner, Professor of Sociology at Wellesley College, US.

HouseArts School, room B.

ClockFriday 23 October 2009, 16:30-18:00

What do we know about the relative generosity of welfare states?

UserMichael Smith, Professor of Sociology at the McGill University, Canada.

HouseArts School, room C.

ClockTuesday 20 October 2009, 12:30-14:00

Social Stratification Research Seminar, 2009

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockWednesday 09 September 2009, 09:00-17:00

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