Jim Beckford awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Association for the Sociology of Religion
Our colleague Jim Beckford has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Association for the Sociology of Religion. Jim received the Award during a ceremony at its annual meeting in Montréal in August.
Congratulations to Jim. It is good to see his work recognised in such a way
Dr Ana Chamberlen awarded article prize - BSC Annual Conference
Dr Ana Chamberlen has been awarded the article prize for the Women, Crime and Criminal Justice section of the British Society of Criminology. She will receive the award in person in Sheffield next week at the BSC Annual Conference www.bsc2017.org.uk/
The prize winning article is: Chamberlen, A. (2016) ‘Embodying Prison Pain: Women's' self-injury practices in prison and the emotions of punishment’, Theoretical Criminology 20(2), pp 205-219.
Dr Lucy Mayblin awarded SAGE Prize for Innovation and Excellence for her article: Other Posts in Other Places: Poland through a Postcolonial Lens?
The SAGE Prize for Innovation and Excellence is awarded annually to one paper in each of the BSA’s four prestigious journals: Cultural Sociology Sociological Research Online Sociology Work, Employment and Society
Dr Lucy Mayblin's winning article
‘Other’ Posts in ‘Other’ Places: Poland through a Postcolonial Lens? (co-authored with Aneta Piekut and Gill Valentine) available http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0038038514556796
was announced at the BSA conference in Manchester in April.
The SAGE award panel commented: While all of the shortlisted articles exhibited significant levels ...
Warwick Borders, Race, Ethnicity and Migration Network Public Lecture 2017 - Lemn Sissay
Warwick Borders, Race, Ethnicity and Migration Network Public Lecture 2017
Tuesday 16th May 6.30pm-7.30pm
We are extremely pleased to announce that the 2017 BREM Annual Lecture will be given by poet, performer, thinker, campaigner and Chancellor of the University of Manchester, Lemn Sissay. Lemn’s writing engages with themes of borders, race, ethnicity and migration (among other things) and this will be a chance for researchers across all disciplines in the university to reflect on these themes in new ways, in the company of a public audience who are invited to this free event to enjoy Lemn’s talk and find out more about the research on these themes going on at the University of Warwick. Find out more about Lemn Sissay and book your place at the BREM Annual Lecture by going to http://brem2017.eventbrite.com More information about the Warwick Borders, Race, Ethnicity and Migration (BREM) Network can be found at www.warwick.ac.uk/brem
This is a public event and all are welcome. Please register to attend so we have an idea of numbers.
Professor Emejulu on Radio Scotland
Sociology's Professor Akwugo Emejulu was on BBC Radio Scotland Tuesday 7th February talking about racist violence in Scotland - available on iPlayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08c3wgg
Dr Thom Davies article in the Guardian
Finger on the button: should Trump's nuclear weapons access be restricted?
US congressmen are proposing a bill to restrict President Trump’s access to nuclear weapons. As ‘chaotic’ as he may be, is this fair or rational?
Have Socio-Economic Inequalities in Childhood Cognitive Test Scores Changed?
As part of Dr Roxanne Connelly's ESRC research project, Have Socio-Economic Inequalities in Childhood Cognitive Test Scores Changed?we are pleased to annouce that three events have been organised:
21st March Royal Statistical Society London: Tackling Socio-Economic Inequalities in Childhood Test Scores
22nd March Royal Statistical Society London: FREE Workshop: A Practical Introduction to Analysing Complex Social Survey Data (aimed at non-academic researchers)
23rd March Royal Statistical Society London: FREE Workshop: Analysing and Comparing Complex Social Survey Data
University of Sanctuary
The Journey to Protection and the University Experience
for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Thursday 2nd February 5:00 - 6:30 pm
International Digital Laboratory - University of Warwick
Followed by wine reception
Two Warwick Sociology academics nominated for Sage Prize
We are all proud that two of our academics have been nominated (out of 7) for the Sage Prize 2017 British Sociological Association:
Gurminder Bhambra, Postcolonial Reflections on Sociology
Lucy Mayblin, Aneta Piekut, and Gill Valentine, ‘Other’ Posts in ‘Other’ Places: Poland through a Postcolonial Lens?
We wish them good luck in the results announced later this year
Understanding Brexit event
Professor Gurminder Bhambra has received Public Engagement funding for the upcoming "Understanding Brexit" event to be held in Birmingham at the end of January. More details to follow