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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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Announcing new European Network on Digital Labour

Dr. Karen Gregory helped establish a new European Network on Digital Labour in February, 2017.

Undergraduate Project to be Presented at PSA Conference

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The Sage Handbook of Drug and Alcohol Studies now Published

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Upcoming Events

Mar 29 Speaker: Dr. Alexander Janus # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Sociology # University of Edinburgh Trends in Informal Caregiving for Disabled Older Americans, 1982-2012 11:00 (1 hour) 1st floor practice suite (CMB 1.12)

Sociology Seminar Series

Mar 30 Speaker: Dr. Mark CJ Stoddart # Memorial University; Hosted by: Canadian Studies/Sociology/Sustainable Development # University of Edinburgh Co-Existence or Conflict? The Role of Environmental Movements in the Oil-Tourism Interface in the North Atlantic 11:00 (1 hour) CMB Common Room (6th floor)

Sociology/Canadian Studies/Sustainable Development seminar

Mar 30 Hosted by: Sociology # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: MSc Candidates of Sociology & Global Change Program, 16-17 # University of Edinburgh Terraferma Film Screening & Discussion 17:00 (4 hours) Chrystal MacMillan Building Practice Suite 1.12

Film Screening

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