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Innovative Methods for Researching Societal Inequalities

For a summary of the day, see Kate Haddow’s blog here.


Wednesday 15th November 2017, 9am-4pm

Imperial Wharf, London

We are pleased to host an event for postgraduate students who are interested in the possibilities for employing creative methods for studying various inequalities. This event offers members a chance to hear from a range of researchers from diverse areas of Sociology and Criminology. This event also wants to encourage open question and answer sessions from our delegates.

The event will feature presentations from:

Professor Azrini Wahidin (Teesside University) – ‘Getting in, Staying in and Getting out. The performativity of the prison researcher’.

Professor Caroline Knowles (Goldsmiths University). ‘Close Encounters with Social Inequalities’

Dr. Helen Kara (Independent Researcher). ‘Creative and innovative methods in practice’ – author of Creative Research Methods in the Social Sciences: A Practical Guide.

Dr. Sanjay Sharma (Brunel University London). ‘Racism online  – digital methodologies and ethics’

Dr. Umrut Erel (Open University). ‘Participatory Theatre and Walking Methods for Transformative Research’.

In addition to the above there will be open discussions encouraging postgraduate students to share their own experiences on research methods.

BSA Members – £10, Non BSA Members – £25. This fee includes lunch and refreshments.

BSA PG Forum are offering five funded places for this event – for more information please email Emmaleena at by November 1st 2017.

Please register for the event on the BSA website.

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