Author Archives: Jason Hughes

Death of Andy Furlong

It is my great sadness to inform the readers of this blog that Professor Andy Furlong of the University of Glasgow died aged 60 on Monday 30th January. Andy was a student in the Department of Sociology at the University … Continue reading

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Booking Open: Symposium in Honour of Professor Eric Dunning

I’m pleased to announce that booking is now open for the Symposium in Honour of Professor Eric Dunning on the 4th March 2017. Please click here: http://shop.le.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/leicester-conferences/sociology/symposium-in-honour-of-professor-eric-dunning Booking should be pretty straightforward. But please be sure to select the right package. … Continue reading

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2016 International Civilising Processes Symposium, Vittoria, Brazil. 21st-25th November, 2016

With the support of the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Level Personnel (Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior) – (CAPES/BRA), in 2016 the International Symposium ‘Civilising Processes’ reaches it sixteenth edition with the expectation of guaranteeing the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: EGOS 2016, Naples (7–9 July) Sub-theme 62: Power, Habitus and Organizing

Dear Colleagues, Some of you may be interested in this track which is part of the European Group for Organization Studies conference which will be held in Naples in 2016. See below the call for papers and the link to … Continue reading

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RC33 Conference Session: Researching Social Processes

Below is a call for papers for one of the sessions at the forthcoming ISA RC33 Conference to be held at the University of Leicester, 11th–16th September, 2016. The full list of session plus further details of the conference (including … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Social character and historical processes: a conference in honour of Stephen Mennell

University College Dublin, 7–8 January 2016 On 7–8 January 2016, the School of Sociology, UCD, will hold a conference to honour the major contribution that Stephen Mennell has made to the discipline of sociology. Stephen who is now Emeritus, was … Continue reading

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Social character and historical processes: a conference in honour of Stephen Mennell

On 7-8 January 2016, the School of Sociology, UCD, will hold a conference to honour the major contribution that Stephen Mennell has made to the discipline of sociology. Stephen who is now Emeritus, was a Professor at UCD from 1993 … Continue reading

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Two new GTA/GRA posts at the Dept of Sociology, University of Leicester

The Sociology Department at the University of Leicester is expanding. An integral part of this expansion involves the development and growth of its postgraduate research community. The latest opportunity is for two fully funded teaching or research assistant PhD posts. We have … Continue reading

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New Norbert Elias Essay Prize

With some regret, the Norbert Elias Foundation has decided to discontinue the biennial Norbert Elias Prize for the best first book by a sociological author. Reasons included other prizes being established elsewhere for the same purpose, but especially the increasing … Continue reading

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Professor John Goodwin and Professor Henrietta O’Connor Join Sociology at Leicester

With effect from 1st August, Professor John Goodwin and Professor Henrietta O’Connor have both joined the Department of Sociology at the University of Leicester. Henrietta and John have a long-standing interest in the work of Elias. In particular, they have … Continue reading

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