Using Narratives to Study Social Change
After, Beyond the Fragments
Living Apart Together - A Multi-Method Analysis
Womens Lives, Well Being and Community: Arts-Based Biographical Methods
Street Art and the Contemporary City
Interrogating "the Social Unconscious"
Psychoanalysis as Epistemology: Psycho-Social Methods Since 'Doing Qualitative Research Differently'
How to Write Successful Grant Proposals
Blogging to Help Develop Your Research Career
Citizenship, Gender and Diversity
Celebration Capitalism: the London Olympics and it's Discontents
Reacting to Reality Television (Professor Helen Wood)
Multimodal Methods for Researching Digital Data
Developing Your Research Career - Research Grants - Liz Francis (Head of Research Grants & Contracts, Birkbeck)
Cindi Katz - Superman, Tiger Mother: Aspiration Management and the Child as Waste
Seminar Series: Developing your research career - publishing journals articles (Profs: Miriam Zukas, Li Wei & Esther Leslie - all Birkbeck)
Seminar Series: Developing your research career - publishing a book (Prof.Stephen Frosh & Catherine Gray)
Colloquium: Food and Public Space in a Global City
Workshop: The political economy of social reproduction across the lifecourse: global perspectives
Seminar: Capital Realism - Mark Fisher in conversation with Amber Jacobs
- Capital Realism - Mark Fisher in conversation with Amber Jacobs
- Mark Fisher author of Capitalist Realism: Is There no Alternative? (Zero Books 2009) in which he addressed the condition of ideological malaise produced by neo-liberal capitalism -or as he puts it- the “widespread sense that not only is capitalism the only viable political and economic system, but also that it is now impossible even to imagine a coherent alternative to it.”
- Monday 17th January 2011
Seminar: Mobile Lives, Digital Emotions - Anthony Elliott
- Mobile Lives, Digital Emotions - Anthony Elliott
- Anthony Elliott is Chair of Sociology at Flinders University, Australia; Visiting Research Professor at the Open University, UK, and from 2010-2013 Visiting Professor at University College Dublin, Ireland. He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and his writings have been published in sixteen languages. His recent books include Making The Cut (2008), Contemporary Social Theory: An Introduction (2009), The New Individualism (2009, 2E, with Charles Lemert) and Mobile Lives (2010, with John Urry). He is the editor of The Routledge Companion to Social Theory (2010) and is coeditor of Globalization: A Reader (2010).
Monday 8th November 2010
Seminar - 'Home'- Daniel Miller (UCL) and Matt Cook (Birkbeck)
- Lunchtime Seminar - 'Home'
- Speakers: Daniel Miller (UCL) and Matt Cook (Birkbeck).
- Thursday 28th October 2010
Seminar: Diagnosing the Contemporary - Diane Perrons
Seminar: Diagnosing the Contemporary - John Clarke (OU)
Seminar: Diagnosing the Contemporary - Janet Newman (OU)
Seminar: Burning Memories: Sacrifice and the Unconscious in History
- Burning Memories: Sacrifice and the Unconscious in History
- Speakers: Uri Hadar, Stephen Frosh, Chair: Lynne Segal
- Wednesday 14th October 2009
Conference: Sites of Conflict: Psycho-Political Resistance in Israel-Palestine
- Sites of Conflict: Psycho-Political Resistance in Israel-Palestine
- Speakers: Mohamed Altawil; Nissim Avissar; Sami Awaida; Jessica Benjamin; Tova Buksbaum; Bea Campbell; Stan Cohen; Stephen Frosh; Uri Hadar; Seamas Heaney; Maureen Hetherington; Samah Jabr; Ghada Karmi; Adah Kay; Yehudit Keshet; Keith Kahn-Harris; Richard Kuper; Elana Lakh; Moshe Landsman; Tony Lerman; Sheila Melzak; Mohamad Mukhaimar; Rateb Abu Rahmeh; Jacqueline Rose; Jihan Salem; Andrew Samuels; Eyad el Sarraj; Lynne Segal; Felicity de Zulueta.
- 15th & 16th October 2009
Seminar: Diagnosing the Contemporary -Nadje Al-Ali (SOAS)
- Nadje Al-Ali (SOAS) What kind of Liberation? Women and the Occupation of Iraq
- Nadje Al-Ali is Reader in Gender Studies and Chair of the Centre for Gender Studies, at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.
- Wednesday 7th October 2009