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SOCSI Social Theory Forum

Social Theory

The SOCSI social theory forum is committed to:

  • Symposia, debate, critique and dialogue.

 

  • Exploration and investigation of established and emergent traditions of social theorising.

 

  • The promotion of social theory across social sciences and beyond.

 

  • Theoretically engaged empirical research.

 

SOCSI Social Theory Forum

Events


Social Theory Forum: Epistemology/Ontology: why does it matter and how would you know?

Steve Fuller (Warwick), John Holmwood (Nottingham), Celia Lury (Goldsmiths), Dimitris Papadopoulos (Leicester), John Scott (Plymouth), Gayle Letherby (Plymouth), Malcolm Williams (Cardiff).

Monday 26th September, 1-6pm, Council Chamber (Main Building)

Please visit the Video Channel for this event here.


Social Theory Forum: Imagining the Spatial: Reflections on the Spatial Turn

Speakers: Rolland Munro, Keele University, Kevin Hetherington, Open University, Eric Laurier, Edinburgh University. 

Thursday 17th February 2011, 1-6pm (Glamorgan Building)


Culture, Imagination & Practice (CIP), and the Social Theory Forum: 'Theorising the Ethical' - Committee Room 1, Cardiff School of Social Sciences Glamorgan Building

23rd March 2010, 3-5.45pm


Theorising the Credit Crunch: Conceptualisation and Response, Council Chamber, Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Glamorgan Building

24th April 2009 (10.30 a.m. – 2.30 p.m.)

 

Please e-mail William Housley (HousleyW@cardiff.ac.uk) for any further information/details.


SOCSI Social Theory Forum: Social Theory and the Environment, Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Glamorgan Building

10th December 2008

 

Please e-mail William Housley (HousleyW@cardiff.ac.uk) for any further information/details.


SOCSI Social Theory Forum: Symposium 2008

12th November 2008

 

Please e-mail William Housley (HousleyW@cardiff.ac.uk) for any further information/details.


SOCSI Social Theory Seminar: In/dividual, Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Glamorgan Building

18th June 2008

This Paper’s Not for Turning: Derrida, Institutions and the Ethics of Reversibility.

Rolland Munro, Director, Centre for Culture, Social Theory & Technology, Keele University.

Frida Khalo’s Self-Portraitsand Dividuality

Joanna Latimer, Cardiff University School of Social Sciences

“Everyone”. The Cosmopolitan Human Actor:  Recognizing The Non-Indexical Individual.

Nigel Rapport, Director, Centre for Cosmopolitan Studies, Department of Social Anthropology, University of St-Andrews

Papers

Paper 111: Everyone, the Human Actor: Recognisng the Non-Indexical Individual

Nigel Rapport

Paper 112: Unsettling Bodies: Frida Khalo's portraits and in/dividuality

Joanna Latimer

Paper 113: This Paper’s Not for Turning: Derrida, institutions and the ethics of reversibility

Rolland Munro


SOCSI Social Theory Annual Symposium, Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Glamorgan Building

15th May, 2008

Contemporary Directions in Social Theory

Actors' and Analysts' Categories and the Politics of Sociological Research

Professor Harry Collins

The Future of Morality

Professor Ralph Fevre

Subjectivity

Professor Valerie Walkerdine

Time for Social Theory

Professor Barbara Adam


Reading Groups and Analysis Workshops

(Post)human Reading Group

2nd Monday of Each Month, 1-2pm

 

QUARC - Analysis workshop

Autumn 2008, further information to follow


For further details of forthcoming events or in order to relay any suggestions contact either William Housley (HousleyW@Cardiff.ac.uk) or Joanna Latimer (LatimerJE@Cardiff.ac.uk) at the Cardiff School of Social Sciences.

 

Links

SOCSI Working Papers