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Seminar Series

Please note that all seminars start at 11am in the ​practice suite  on the first floor unless otherwise indicated. 

For further information please contact Alex Janus (alex.janus@ed.ac.uk) or Angelica Thumala (angelica.thumala@ed.ac.uk).

Date / Time Details Where
12th Sep 2016 15:30 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Roundtable: The Rise of Protestantism in Post-Mao China: State and Religion in Historical Perspective
Speaker: Dr Yanfei Sun # Zhejiang University; Introduced by: Dr Lilli Riga # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Sociology # University of Edinburgh
18 3F2 Buccleuch Place
13th Sep 2016 12:00 (1 hour) Seminar: Social Change of the Longue Duree: A Theory and Its Applications
Speaker: Professor Dingxin Zhao # University of Chicago; Introduced by: Dr Lilli Riga # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Sociology # University of Edinburgh
Seminar Room 2 (CMB ground floor)
12th Oct 2016 11:00 (1 hour) Seminar: Creating social activists: the emotional dynamics of bringing the political into the personal
Speaker: Professor Deb King # Flinders University; Introduced by: Dr Mary Holmes # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Sociology # University of Edinburgh
1st floor practice suite (CMB 1.12)
26th Oct 2016 11:00 (1 hour) Seminar: Digital Natives and Dead Trees: The Future of Reading, Why We’ve Been Worrying about the Wrong Things, and What We Should Be Worried About
Speaker: Professor Wendy Griswold # Northwestern University; Introduced by: Dr Angelica Thumala # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Sociology # University of Edinburgh
1st floor practice suite (CMB 1.12)
2nd Nov 2016 11:00 (1 hour) Seminar: Peeping into the State: How the Failed Coup in Turkey Broke the State’s Spell and What This Means for Us, the Mortals?
Speaker: Professor Tuna Kuyucu # Bogazici University; Introduced by: Andreas Zaunseder # University of Aberdeen; Hosted by: Sociology # University of Edinburgh
1st floor practice suite (CMB 1.12)
9th Nov 2016 11:00 (1 hour) Seminar: Cooperation rather than competition in industrial organisations: Albion W. Small’s underestimated view
Speaker: Dr Guillaume Vallet # Universite Pierre Mendes France; Introduced by: Dr Gil Viry # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Sociology # University of Edinburgh
1st floor practice suite
7th Dec 2016 11:00 (1 hour) Seminar: TBA
Speaker: Dr Darja Reuschke # University of Southampton; Introduced by: Dr Gil Viry # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Sociology # University of Edinburgh
1st floor practice suite
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