Department Seminar Series 2011

Semester 2

15 August - 2 - 4pm
Speaker: Professor Stephen Castles, Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Sydney
Title: “Towards a ‘Global Index on Migration, Development and Human Rights’ - A Latin American Initiative”
Venue: Room 148 RC Mills, A26map
29 August - 2 - 4pm
Speaker: Dr Fran Collyer, Senior Lecturer
Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Sydney
Title: “Disciplines and their Specialities: Theoretical Considerations”
Venue: Room 148 RC Mills, A26map
19 September - 2 - 4pm
Speaker: Professor Tony Bennett, Research Professor in Social and Cultural Theory, and Research Director
Centre for Cultural Research, University of Western Sydney
Title: Culture, Choice, Necessity – Bourdieu and Working-class Culture
Venue: Room 148 RC Mills, A26map
24 October - 2 - 4pm
Speaker: Dr Annette Falahey, Lecturer
Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Sydney
Title: “Frocked Up: Making Sense of She Embodiment”
Venue: Room 148 RC Mills, A26map
7 November - 2 - 4pm
Speaker: Dr Jennifer Wilkinson, Senior Lecturer
Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Sydney
Title: "Sex and Solidarity: Friends With Real Benefits"
Venue: Room 148 RC Mills, A26map


Semester 1

21 March - 2 - 4pm
Speaker: Dr Sami Coll, Visiting Research Fellow
The City University of New York, USA
Title: “Watching Consumers: Towards a New Form of ‘Biopower’? The Case of Loyalty Cards”
Venue: Room 148 RC Mills, A26map
4 April - 2 - 4pm
Speaker: Dr Peter Rogers, Lecturer
Department of Sociology, Macquarie University
Title: “From Crisis to Resilience: Strategic Approaches to Integrated Emergency Management”
Venue: Room 148 RC Mills, A26map
2 May - 2 - 4pm
Speaker: Harriet Westcott, PhD Candidate
Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Sydney
Title: “Friends in the Imagination: Staying in Touch with Friends After Migration”
Venue: Room 148 RC Mills, A26map
30 May - *12 - 2pm
Speaker: Dr Martin French, Post-doctoral Fellow
Department of Sociology, Queen’s University, Canada
Title: “From Surveillance Medicine to Virtual Medicine”
Venue: Room 148 RC Mills, A26map
14 June - 2 - 4pm
Speaker: Professor Erik Olin Wright, Professor of Sociology
University of Wisconsin and President-Elect, American Sociological Association
Title: “Envisioning Real Utopias”
Venue: Education Lecture Room 424, A35map