By Harshad Keval.
Shamima Begum is a 19 year old British Muslim who in 2015 when she was 15 years old ‘decided’, with 2 other girls of a similar age to leave Britain and go to Turkey, and join with ISIS, (Islamic state). Recent media attention is clouded by ‘facts’, mythologies, fears, prejudices and anxieties about terror and citizenship. Continue reading
Celebrating Black History Month and World Mental Health Day, our Engaging Sociology event on 10 October will be a lecture by Suman Fernando, Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at London Metropolitan University, UK. Continue reading
On 13 September 2018, we hosted an Early Career workshop supported by the British Sociological Association, to discuss contemporary tensions in the socialisation of children. Continue reading
By Catherine Butler, 3rd-year Sociology undergraduate.
At 20 years old there really is nothing like the feeling of dread that rushes over you when someone asks, ‘So what are you going to do after university?’
However, following an easy-going afternoon with a variety of local employers, many students left the Sociology programme’s ‘Meet the Employers’ event feeling more prepared and excited for their future careers. Continue reading
New book by Julia Carter, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at CCCU, and Simon Duncan, Emeritus Professor of Comparative Social Policy at the University of Bradford. Continue reading