Events

We run a range of different events including research seminars, workshops and research methods training.

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Timescapes 10 Festival Registrations are now open for the Timescapes 10 Festival, a major celebration of advances in qualitative longitudinal methods through a mixture of international symposia, panel sessions, video provocations, sandpits, and demonstrator events. Please go to: https://go.soton.ac.uk/eqi to register. Jointly run through the Timescapes Archive and the National Centre for Research Methods, the Timescapes 10 Festival celebrates ten years since the conclusion of the…
For this session, Ian Sullivan (School of Sociology/Earth & Environment/Geography, Leeds) and Kaori Katada (Visiting Researcher from Hosei University, Tokyo) will present their work. Across different contexts, both presentations will engage with issues surrounding austerity and neoliberal systems: How can communities transform energy use towards zero-carbon through social and political action? – Ian Sullivan Using a community resilience framework my…
Gray inequalities presentation for FLaG FLaG Workshop. All welcome. This workshop presents some ongoing work linking retrospective social network schedules and panel survey data to narrative life stories in the Life Histories and Social Change database (LHSC).  LHSC includes 98 life story interviews conducted between 2005 and 2008 with three cohorts of Irish people (born…
FLaG Seminar: All welcome “Generation” has enjoyed renewed interest both in sociology and in public discourse on contemporary social change.  The definition and application of the concept of generation has been controversial in scholarly circles, including in the field of family sociology, and this presentation reviews some of those debates.  I will argue, however, that…
Speakers’ slides are available here Informing policy for FLaG Planning a pathway into policy Policy Case Study – Katie Ellis The utilisation of evidence-based research is essential to those who both shape and fund policy, at either a local or a national level. However, there a number of reasons for poor research utilisation including a…
This WiP workshop looks at research into student experience, with presentations from both Nick Emmel (SSP) and Stacey Mottershaw (LUBS). The different experiences of averaged students – Nick Emmel (SSP) for the DASE research and scholarship group I report on a survey conducted at a northern Russell Group university with taught undergraduate and postgraduate students to investigate…
FLaG Writing Day: Friday 11th February, MS Teams, 10-4pm Teams link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YTQyOGYwMjYtOGQyMi00YTE2LTgxYWUtMDdhMmQ0NzJiZWY2%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22bdeaeda8-c81d-45ce-863e-5232a535b7cb%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%221d3ba675-e575-4b85-9f1e-b5c79e7c04b8%22%7d FLaG Writing Day: Friday 11th March, MS Teams, 10-4pm Teams link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ODVkZjc5ODAtNDA0NS00N2Y5LThlYzEtOTE3MmUzOWFjNTkx%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22bdeaeda8-c81d-45ce-863e-5232a535b7cb%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%221d3ba675-e575-4b85-9f1e-b5c79e7c04b8%22%7d Description: The session will run on Microsoft Teams and will be facilitated by FLaG PhD student, Emma Hyde – come and join us! It is a space for us to collectively and supportively…
Our next ‘Work in Progress’ lunchtime session is on Friday the 4th of February (1-2pm) on MS Teams. We’ll begin with Gemma Carr who will talk about her PhD research exploring inequalities in service children’s access to education. As usual, there will be time for discussion and questions around Gemma’s work: Gemma Carr – “The best thing you…
the slides are now available here- Stevenson Theorising from data This workshop will focus on analysing and theorising from qualitative data, using both deductive or inductive approaches. We will, first, aim to build theory from a set of interview transcripts, and then explore the same transcripts through two different theoretical ‘lenses’. We will also explore…
For this upcoming workshop, Rados Keravica and Hanaa Mustafa will share their PhD work in progress, both with a focus around child participation and human rights. Rados is a third year PGR in SSP and CDS, and Hanaa is a first year PGR in the School of Education. Please find their titles and abstracts below: Rados Keravica – “Disabled Children’s…