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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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Improv comedy based on Angus Bancroft’s current research

Wunderkammer at the Fringe this past Monday

Angus Bancroft on the Darknet at Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas

Bancroft will discuss some of his current research

Graham Crow guest on Radio 4’s Thinking Allowed

The episode features discussion of current research on neighbours

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Call for Papers

Sep 13 Speaker: Professor Dingxin Zhao # University of Chicago; Introduced by: Dr Lilli Riga # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Sociology # University of Edinburgh Social Change of the Longue Duree: A Theory and Its Applications 12:00 (1 hour) Seminar Room 2 (CMB ground floor)

Sociology Seminar Series

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