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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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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

Sep 19 Hosted by: Clayoquot Lives archive project # University of Edinburgh; Introduced by: Niamh Moore # University of Edinburgh; Introduced by: Nikki Dunne # University of Edinburgh; Introduced by: Mary Hanlon # University of Edinburgh; Introduced by: Lisa Kalayji # University of Edinburgh; Introduced by: Martina Karels # University of Edinburgh Building Online Archives of Community Stories 11:00 (1 day and 6 hours) University of Edinburgh

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