Events

Listed below are forthcoming events in Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology.

See also all events in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies.

Any college staff or postgraduates may always attend. Anyone else should contact the department or the centre in question.

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25 October 2017

Getting Started with your Career Planning (Sociology, Philosophy, Anthropology, Criminology)

Bring along your CV, analyse its strengths and weaknesses and plan next steps for future work experience and a careers in the SPA subjects. Full details
Amory B308Add this to your calendar
25 October 2017

Perspectives on Work in the Aid and Development industry

Join our speaker, Yasamin Alttahir, for an informal discussion on the challenges and opportunities of working in the aid and development sector. You will gain an insight of the practicalities of working across a broad range of jobs that make up the Development industry. Yasamin Alttahir is project manager of a counter ISIS communications project based in Baghdad and has a decade of experience working in the government, NGO and private sectors within the MENA region and beyond.. Full details
Amory C417Add this to your calendar
26 October 2017

Data management in R

In this workshop, we introduce some of the most popular functions and packages for data management/manipulation including fast data cleaning, recording a number of variables simultaneously, aggregating or summarising data by groups, merging tables, reshaping tables. Using an example data set provided on the spot, we will go through (s/t)apply functions, and functions provided by the dplyr package and the data.table package. Participants will be able to use their own laptops during this workshop and receive support with software installation. Full details
Peter Chalk CentreAdd this to your calendar
6 November 2017

Andreas Kapardis (University of Cyprus) “The Jury Criminal Trial: A Concept Fraught with Contradictions and an Uncertain Future? A Psycho-Legal Perspective”

SPA Seminar series. Full details
Amory B105Add this to your calendar
13 November 2017

Lucy Van De Wiel (University of Cambridge)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to be advised. Full details
Byrne HouseAdd this to your calendar
4 December 2017

Matt Dawson (University of Glasgow) “Morality as Rebellion: Towards a Partial Reconciliation of

SPA Seminar series. Full details
Amory B105Add this to your calendar
11 December 2017

Chloe Silverman (Drexel University, USA)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
Byrne HouseAdd this to your calendar
8 January 2018

Francois Ribac (Université de Bourgogne) “Performing Arts and Music in the Anthropocene Era: issues and perspectives”

SPA Seminar series. Full details
Amory B105Add this to your calendar
5 February 2018

Liz Irvine (Cardiff University) “Interaction, Minds and Meaning in Pragmatics”

SPA Seminar series. Full details
Amory B105Add this to your calendar
26 February 2018

Dr Sarah Chaney (Queen Mary University of London)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
Byrne HouseAdd this to your calendar
5 March 2018

Lorna Finlayson (University of Essex) “Madness, present and pervasive: Laingian social pathology and the spectre of organicism”

SPA Seminar series. Full details
Amory B105Add this to your calendar