Early career sociologists present and discuss their work in relation to sociological theory. Steph Lawler (York), Manali Desai (Cambridge), and Les Back (Goldsmiths) will be discussants.
12.00 Arrival and registration (coffee and light snacks provided)
12.30 Differences and Indifferences: Emergent Conceptualisations of Inequality. Discussant: Steph Lawler (York)
12.30 – 12.40 Corey M Abramson (Arizona): Charting the Context-Dependence of Culture in Action: Lessons from Growing Old in Four Urban Neighborhoods
12.40 – 12.50 Jon Dean (Sheffield Hallam): The Illegitimacy of Informal Volunteering
12.50 – 13.00 Barbara Neukirchinger (Bangor) Critical Theory: Poststructuralism and the Intersection of Gender and Disability
13.00 – 13.20 Steph Lawler’s response
13.20 – 13.45 Discussion
13.45-14.00 coffee break
14.00 Spatio-temporalities of Political Subjectivity and Belonging.
Discussant: Manali Desai (Cambridge)
14.00 – 14.10 Miranda Iossifidis (Goldsmiths): The Spatio-temporality of Polytechneio Remembrance: Indirect Embodied Resistance, Storytelling, and Tradition
14.10 – 14.20 Sam Burgum (Warwick): Occupying London: Post-Politics or Politics Proper?
14.20 – 14.30 Robin Vandevoordt (Antwerp): Moral Cosmopolitanism and its Others
14.30 – 14.50 Manali Desai’s response
14.50 – 15.15 Discussion
15.15 – 15.45 coffee break
15.45 Senses and Affect in Public Encounters.
Discussant: Les Back (Goldsmiths)
15.45 – 15.55 Joy White (ISRF): Controlling the Flow: How Urban Music Videos Allow Creative Scope and Permit Social Restriction
15.55 – 16.05 Lambros Fatsis (Sussex): Becoming Public Characters, not Public Intellectuals: Notes Towards an Alternative Model for a Sociology of Intellectuals
16.05 – 16.15 Simone Varriale (Warwick): Beyond Distinction: Theorising Cultural Evaluation as a Social Encounter
16.15 – 16.35 Les Back’s response
16.35 – 17.00 Discussion
17.00 - 18.00 After panel with Hannah Jones (Warwick), Dariusz Gafijczuk (Newcastle), and Raphael Schlembach (Sussex)
Convened by Silvia Pasquetti (Cambridge) and Francisco Calafate-Faria (Goldsmiths)
Supported by the Goldsmiths’ Department of Sociology
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