Posts tagged with ‘sociology’

Taiwan Studies Programme Lecture: State and Society in the Taiwan Miracle 30 Years On

The Taiwan Studies Programme is delighted to announce that Thomas B. Gold, Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley will be presenting in the 2016/17 series of Taiwan Studies lectures on “State and Society in the Taiwan Miracle 30 Years On”.

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The third democratic regime change of Taiwan in 2016: context, significance and assessment

The Taiwan Studies Programme is delighted to announce that Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, Distinguished Research Fellow at the Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, will be presenting the first of the 2016/17 series of Taiwan Studies lectures on “The third democratic regime change of Taiwan in 2016: context, significance and assessment”.

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Social class in the 21st century

The School of Sociology and Social Policy are delighted to welcome Professor Mike Savage, Department of Sociology at LSE, to talk on ‘Social class in the 21st century’.

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The Stuart Hall Project

The School of Sociology and Social Policy and the Centre on Identity, Citizenship, Equalities and Migration (ICEMiC) welcome you to attend a screening of The Stuart Hall Project: a film about the life and work of eminent theorist Stuart Hall.

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Scars across humanity

The University of Nottingham Chaplaincy present the public lecture, ‘Scars across humanity’ which asks how has violence against women become so prevalent in our society, and can it be overcome?

7pm, Thursday 10 March

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Economic inequality and our grandchildren’s future

In this lecture, Danny Dorling discussed economic inequality and gives an insight into growing inequality in the world, the UK and in particular in London. he will also talk about recent evidence on the spread of anxiety and wider worrying.

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Synthetic biology: engineering life for a better world

In this Responsible Research and Innovation lecture, Professor Paul Martin from the University of Sheffield tackles ‘Synthetic biology: engineering life for a better world’. Admission free, all welcome.

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South Africa: a country unhinged?

Professor Bill Dixon from the School of Sociology and Social Policy presents ‘South Africa: a country unhinged?’ Admission free, all welcome, light refreshments available.

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