Arlie Hochschild’s latest book explores the emotional universe of Trump’s support

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Our Summer in Sociology

The Sociology team had a busy summer attending and taking part in various national and international conferences, as well as running student internships, workshops and inter-disciplinary events. The programme had a strong contingent at this year’s British Sociological Association Conference at Aston University in Birmingham, with Dr Jennie Bristow, Dr Harshad Keval, Dr Rachel Thwaites and Dr Julia Carter all presenting their latest research. Sociology at CCCU also had a strong representation at this year’s International Sociological Association Forum held at the University of Vienna, where Dr Matthew Ogilvie, Dr Julia Carter and Dr Lorena Arocha attended and presented their work. Continue reading

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