BSA Postgraduate Forum Pre-Conference Day, Tuesday 5 April 2016

Steelhouse, Room 1, Conference Aston Meetings Suites, Aston University, Birmingham

Booking now open

Abstracts for each session can be found by clicking the title of the full set of abstracts can be found here

10.00 – 10.30: Registration and Welcome

10.30 – 11.30: Sociological Explorations

  • Dr Jude Roberts (Keele) – “I will never reveal the truth!”: figuring out non-binary gender in contemporary comics.
  • Dr Carrie Friese (LSE) – Fields in STS: Reconciling Care, Science and the Structuring of Social Life
  • Dr Carolina Matos (City) – Women in transnational contexts: gender politics and the media in Latin America and Brazil

11.30 – 12.00: Break

12.00- 13.00: Sociological Geographies

  • Dr Ipek Demir (Leicester) – Diaspora and Translation: Conceptual Borrowings
  • Dr Robert Gibb (University of Glasgow) – Some questions and reflections on working in/across different languages in a collaborative research project
  • Dr Michaela Benson (Goldsmiths) –

    In-house ethnography: creating a sense of place through narrative and filming

13.00 – 14.00: LUNCH

14.00 – 15.00: Sociological Rebellions

  • Dr Hannah Jones (Warwick) – Uncomfortable Positions: Against Heroic Sociology
  • Dr Emma Jackson (Goldsmiths) – For a feminist punk sociology: Collaboration as rebellious sociology?
  • Professor John Holmwood (Nottingham) – Sociology after the Public University.

15.00 – 15.15: Break

15.15 – 16.15: The Games We Play: Careers Roundtable

16.15 – 16.45: Break

16.45 – 17.45: Keynote 

  • Professor Laurie Taylor – Sociology and the Popular Imagination.

17.45: Address from BSA President

  • Professor Lynn Jamieson

The full programme can be downloaded here

Booking can be done through the BSA Website