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Erving Goffman Memorial Lectures

goffman imageTo mark the 50th Anniversary of The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life (published by the Social Science Research Centre, University of Edinburgh in 1956) we established an annual Erving Goffman Memorial Lecture.

Goffman's Presentation, written whilst he was a visiting Canadian scholar at the University of Edinburgh, is one of the most influential sociological texts of the twentieth century.

Each year, Sociology invites a scholar of high international reputation to give the Erving Goffman Memorial Lecture. This aim of this lecture is to honour and continue the intellectual legacy of Erving Goffman by deepening our understanding of human behaviour and interactions. 

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