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The Sociology department at Edinburgh (founded in 1964 by Tom Burns) is one of the UK’s leading Sociology Departments, highly regarded for its record of influential original research and teaching. Edinburgh Sociology has been rated as first in the UK for the quality and breadth of its research in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF2014). We have a longstanding commitment to original empirical and theoretical work on society, and on the production of cultural and scientific knowledge. Our approach is shaped by a sociological understanding of the importance of the link between biography and history, private troubles and public issues,... Read rest of text

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Digital Sociologies now Published

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Congratulations to our Graduate School Prize Winners

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Lisa McCormick’s Dataset To Appear in SAGE Database

The dataset will be published via SAGE Research Methods in March 2017

Upcoming Events

Dec 15 Hosted by: Sociology # University of Edinburgh; Introduced by: Donald MacKenzie # University of Edinburgh; Introduced by: Arjen van der Heide # University of Edinburgh; Introduced by: Julius Kob # University of Edinburgh Call for papers. Chains of Value: How Intermediaries Evaluate Financial Instruments 09:00 (8 hours) University of Edinburgh

Call for Papers

Dec 15 Hosted by: Sociology # University of Edinburgh Symposium on Ecofeminism: Creating Worldly Interference Patterns 14:30 (2 hours) Chrystal Macmillan Building, Seminar Room 6, Lower Ground Floor

Symposium

Jan 18 Speaker: Professor Matthias Thiemann # Goethe University; Hosted by: Sociology # University of Edinburgh Liquidity fetish and the future of finance 11:00 (1 hour) 1st floor practice suite (CMB 1.12)

Sociology Seminar Series

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