Sociology

50 Years of Sociology

This year marks an important milestone for Edinburgh Sociology. It's been 50 years since Tom Burns founded the department in 1964 and became its first Chair of Sociology and we are delighted to announce a year-long programme of events that will celebrate sociology's achievements of this past half century. Burns emphasised the importance of teaching students not just about society, but about the methodologies and skills required to study it, a legacy that has contributed...

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CNN-IBN Debate on Caste Census

Hugo Gorringe took part in a CNN-IBN debate on caste, politics and the census on 07 November 2014.

LIVED Granted Registered Charity Status

LIVED has formally been granted registered charity status by the Office of Scottish Charities Regulator (OSCR).

Photos from the 50th Anniversary Conference

Photos and video from the 50th Anniversary Conference held on 2-3 July in St Cecilia's Concert Hall.

Upcoming Events

Nov 30 Screening: Please choose: TBC # TBC The Lived Zaatari Documentary Project - Screening 00:00 (N/A) , TBA

Screening

Dec 05 Seminar: Hosted by: Sociology # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Alex Janus # University of Edinburgh Work in Progress 11:00 (2 hours) , Chrystal Macmillan Building - 6th Floor Common Room

Work in Progress Seminar

Jan 27 Seminar: Hosted by: Sociology # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: John MacInness # University of Edinburgh Work in Progress 11:00 (2 hours) , Chrystal Macmillan Building - 6th Floor Common Room

Chrystal Macmillan Building - 6th Floor Common Room

Sociology Video