Past events

19
Mar
2019

Lactation Guidance for Bereaved Mothers’ after Infant Death by Health Professionals (Conference Presentation)

Dr Katherine Carroll will be presenting at The Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ): Surfing the Waves of Evidence - XXIII Annual Congress on...
14
Mar
2019

Surveillance, Trust and Democracy - Professor David Lyon

Surveillance practices, often suspicious or clandestine, contrast with trusting relationships. In the twenty-first century, surveillance has expanded and...
25
Feb
2019

How to get off a platform: sociological exit strategies

What or who will be on a platform? Reliance on platforms across education, government, media, sciences, health, civil society and almost any social field...
18
Feb
2019

Tracking fertility, biosensing hormones: what is at stake for bodies, sexualities and sex/gender?

Fertility- and hormonal- biosensing are becoming increasingly widespread across the global North. Multiple devices and apps, and their associated platforms,...
04
Feb
2019

Towards a Fan-Observation Analysis

The following argument develops an analytical framework to identify and investigate media-fandom observations sui generis. To accomplish this, the project’s...
10
Dec
2018

Thinking with the Problem: Sociology and the Craft of Description

Howard Becker’s methodological practice of description has been debated, critiqued and renewed in a range of fields including sociology, anthropology, cultural...
05
Dec
2018

A conversation about self harm

How can we understand self-harm from a sociological perspective? Two ground-breaking recent books address this question: Self-Injury, Medicine and Society:...

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