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2014

Sociology Hosts first School Salon

Please come to *The Salon of Scandalous Notions* [27 Apr 2014]

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Sociology Lecturer appears on Thinking Allowed

Hugo Gorringe on Radio 4 [24 Jul 2014]

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Liz Stanley Awarded Andrew Mellon Visiting Professorship

Professor Stanley will work on archive collections in the Cory Library, Rhodes University, South Africa. [07 Apr 2014]

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The Lived Zaatari Documentary Project

Sociology is pleased to announce the launch of the Lived Zaatari Documentary Project [09 Dec 2013]

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Angus Bancroft on the Radio

Dr. Bancroft interviewed about drugs, human trafficking and 'Deviant Globalisation' on Sunny G Radio [14 Oct 2014]

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Sociology Masters Student at Glasgow TedX

Rebecca Irving, currently studying for her MSc by Research in Sociology, participates in University of Glasgow TedX [14 Apr 2014]

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Completion of Pilot Study on Local Engagement with Energy Systems

Report now published and follow-on research announced [01 Aug 2014]

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Roger Jeffery ESRC's nominated attendee at the launch of EqUIP

Roger Jeffery has been invited to be the ESRC's nominated attendee at the launch of the EU-INDIA SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES PLATFORM (EqUIP) on Tuesday, 14th October 2014 in New Delhi. [22 Sep 2014]

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Honorary Degrees to be awarded to Gita Sen and Dorothy Smith

Please follow the provided links for further information [02 Jun 2014]

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The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas at Edinburgh Fringe

More than 20 University academics are to present shows about their "dangerous ideas" at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. [18 Jul 2014]

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Elias Conference a Smashing Success

The conference was held in Leicester following the completed publication of The Collected Works of Norbert Elias [24 Jun 2014]

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Stanley & Salter Nominated for SAGE Prize

Liz Stanley and Andrea Salter have been nominated for the SAGE Prize for Innovation and Excellence for their article [07 Apr 2014]

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Vote for the Best Olive Schreiner Letter

Vote for the best Olive Schreiner letter! The prize is a nice Unwin edition of Schreiner's Dreams, first published in 1890. Closing Date: 31st March 2014. [16 Feb 2014]

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Call for Abstracts: Mapping Feminisms

Students are invited to submit abstracts covering any topic relating to feminist history, contemporary developments in feminist theory, feminist research methodology, or new and developing directions in feminist scholarship and activism. [08 Feb 2014]

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Call for Presentations: Pecha Kucha

27th March 5-7:30pm in CMB's 6th Floor Staff Room. Register to attend, and if you would like to present tick the box when you sign up. [10 Mar 2014]

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PhD Alumna dedicates New Article to 50th Anniversary of Sociology

Cerasela Voiculescu publishes article in Emotions, Space & Society [01 Jul 2014]

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Gorringe letter printed in FT

Hugo Gorringe has had a letter on caste and capitalism printed in the Financial Times. [31 Jul 2014]

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Angus Bancroft and Guerilla Science Investigate Ritual and Altered Minds

Talks to take place at this year's Secret Garden Party [20 Jul 2014]

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REF 2014 Results: REF 2014: Edinburgh sociology top ranked in power rankings

Sociology research receives top rating in UK by national research assessment [12 Dec 2014]

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Report of Dissemination Workshop on Caste and Politics Published

Hugo Gorringe and D. Karthikeyan have published a write up of a dissemination workshop held in Edinburgh in December [02 May 2014]

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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. [14 Jul 2014]

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Feature Article on Caste Politics

Gorringe & Karthikeyan publish feature article [15 Jul 2014]

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Angus Bancroft Presents Hangover Research at the Glasgow Science Festival

The Hangover Hypothesis: Sociology for the morning after [09 Jun 2014]

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ESRC Awards Olive Schreiner Letters Project OUTSTANDING Evaluation

This outcome is based on a number of independent reviews, of the project 'end of award' report, its 'impact report' and also its many publications. [21 Feb 2014]

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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. [10 Nov 2014]

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LIVED Granted Registered Charity Status

LIVED has formally been granted registered charity status by the Office of Scottish Charities Regulator (OSCR). [03 Nov 2014]

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Prof Lynn Jamieson Elected as New President of the BSA

The British Sociological Association (BSA) has elected Professor Lynn Jamieson as their new President. [02 Jun 2014]

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Patricia Jeffery to give the British Association for South Asian Studies Annual Lecture

Her lecture is entitled: "Only connect..." Interdisciplinarity, South Asian Studies and Gender [04 Oct 2014]

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Scottish Government Yearbooks 1976-92 Now Online

The Institute of Governance are very happy to announce the launch of a free digital archive for the Scottish Government Yearbooks [20 Aug 2014]

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Sociology Postgraduates Help Launch New Blog

Several sociology PhD students are in the editorial team for a new blog called Routes [19 Sep 2014]

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Edinburgh Sociology Ranked 16th in the World!

Edinburgh Sociology ranked 16th best sociology department in the world. [17 Sep 2014]

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Patricia Jeffery has become Chair of BASAS

Announcement was made at BASAS AGM held in SOAS, London on Friday November 28th [03 Dec 2014]

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Sociology Hosts Second Salon

Please come to *The Salon of Scandalous Notions* [14 Jul 2014]

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