Migration: seeing myself in others

The School of Psychology, Politics and Sociology will host an evening of public debate about migration on Friday 11 November 2016, 6pm-8pm, in Augustine Hall, CCCU. The evening will include a film screening, roundtable discussions, and debate about some key issues in the complex landscape of migration in contemporary Britain. We will explore the potentials and possibilities of being able to talk about ‘difference’, and finding ways to ‘see ourselves in others’. Continue reading

Neuroparenting: The Expert Invasion of Family Life

The next open lecture in our Engaging Sociology series will be on Tuesday 15 November 2016, 5pm, in Og46 (The Michael Berry lecture theatre, Old Sessions House). Dr Jan Macvarish, from the Centre for Parenting Culture Studies, will discuss themes from her recently-published book. Continue reading

Discovering Sociology

The British Sociological Association (BSA) has just launched its new ‘Discover  Sociology’ site, packed with interesting articles and useful resources. The site is aimed at sociology students and secondary school teachers, with teaching resources supporting key ideas and concepts; research methods; and topics ranging from education and crime to social inequalities, health, and families. Check it out!