News and Events

We are pleased to announce that Writing Together Tuesdays is back for the new semester. As always, we meet every term-time Tuesday from 2.45 – 5pm, for a couple of hours of structured, quiet, collective writing time. After a brief intro and goal-setting exercise, we all turn our mics and...

We are delighted to welcome Dr Bethany Robertson, who will be giving a paper as part of the School of Sociology and Social Policy research seminar series, entitled Entanlgments of othering: women farmers’ negotiations of family background and gender identities. All are welcome and no registration is required. Please join using the Zoom...

CIGS is delighted to welcome Professor Kathy Davis (Vrije Universiteit, Netherlands), who will be giving a paper as part of the SSP Research Seminar Series on Weds 10th February (12 -1.30pm). All are welcome and no registration is required – you can find the link to join the seminar at...

We are delighted to welcome Dr Sarah Marie Hall (Reader in Human Geography, University of Manchester), who will be giving a paper as part of the SSP Research Seminar Series on Wednesday 3rd February, 12-1.30pm. Title, abstract and information for how to join the talk are below. All are welcome....

Unfortunately, this year, CIGS members won’t have the chance to celebrate graduation and the start of the Christmas break together in person, but we still want to make sure that we have an opportunity to mark everyone’s amazing achievements in this most extraordinary of years. So… on Friday 11th December,...

We are pleased to announce that recordings from two recent seminars are now available for viewing. Please click on the seminar titles to access the recordings. The first is from the seminar by Dr Anna Bull on 11th November, 2020, entitled: “They were making it up as they were going...

Karen Throsby will be giving a paper as part of the SSP research seminar series on Wednesday 2 December, 12.00 – 1.30pm. The paper will draw on her ongoing research on the social life of sugar (see details below) and will be held on Zoom. Please contact Karen Throsby (k.throsby@leeds.ac.uk)...

  We are excited to announce our first reading group session for this academic year on Wednesday 25th November, 4-5pm. We will be reading a new book, hot off the press today, by Sasha Roseneil, Isobel Crowhurst, Tone Hellund, Ana Cristina Santo and Mariya Stoilova: The Tenacity of the Couple Norm: Intimate...

CIGS is delighted to host its first research seminar for this academic year and we are excited to welcome Dr Anna Bull, who will be talking about her campaigning and research on staff-student sexual harassment in UK Higher Education. See abstract below for further details. The event will be held online on Wednesday 11...