Up ] Centre for Social Research ] Teaching ] Research ] Administration ] News & Events ] Resources ] Contacts ] How to Get Here ] Emeritus Staff ] Associate Staff ] Visiting Scholars ] Our "Art Work" ] Staff Office Hours ] [ Speaker Series ] Research Workshops ] This Week ] Staff Office Hours ] Past Postdocs ] Student Representatives ] Prospective Students ] Current Students ] Past Students ] Prospective Students ] Current Students ] Past Students ] PhD & MPhil ] MSc with Research Training ] Aims and Objectives ] Transferable Skills ] Types of Courses ] Part I ] Part II & III ] Past Curricula ] People ]

Past Speaker Series ]


Speaker Series (2002-2003)


 

Convener:  Dr Keming Yang

 
In the Autumn and Spring terms (weeks 2 through 9), the department runs a weekly speaker series.

When? Thursdays, 5:00-6:30 pm.

Where? FOL, Room 175

Want to be kept up-to-date? Join the department e-mail distribution list! Please contact us at sociology@reading.ac.uk

 
Autumn Term

Spring Term

 

Speaker Series (Autumn Term)

  • October 10 - Tak Wing Chan (Oxford University)
    The occupational structure of friendship in the UK

  • October 17 - Geoffrey Evans (Oxford University)
    Explaining Ethnic Polarization Over Attitudes Towards Minority Rights in Eastern Europe: A Multilevel Analysis

  • October 24 - Siobhan Carey 

  • October 31 - John Garry (University of Reading)

  • November 7 - Alan Carling (University of Bradford)
    Gary Runciman's Theory of Social Evolution

  • November 14 - John Scott (University of Essex)
    Is It All a Matter of Values? Standpoints and Syntheses in Sociology

  • November 21 - Peter McGovern (London School of Economics)
    Bad Jobs in Britain: Employment Conditions and Non-standard Jobs

  • November 28 - Peter Bearman (Columbia University, USA)
    The Structure of Adolescent Sexual Networks
     

  • December 5 - Richard Breen (Oxford University) 

 

Back to top

 

Speaker Series (Spring Term)

  • January 16 –  Ken Prandy (Cardiff University)
    Social Space and the Structure of Inequality
  • January 23 –  Yaojun Li (University of Manchester) TBA
  • January 30 - Guy Cook (University of Reading)
    The functions of Language Play
  • February 6 -  John Urry (Lancaster University)
    Global Complexity
  • February 13 - Huw Beynon (Cardiff University)
    TBA
  • February 20 - Heather Hamill (Oxford University)
    Signalling Mad, Bad and Game – Joyriding in Belfast, N Ireland
  • February 27 - Ruud Koopmans (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), Berlin, Germany)
    Claims-Making on Migration and Ethnic Relations in Five European Countries
  • March 6 Sue Scott (University of Durham)
    Risk and Routine in the Kitchen
 

Back to top

 
 
Maintained by Sociology Webmaster

Last Published 08 August 2003