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We are excited to announce our programme of events for this term. All events will be online and all are welcome to join. Further details will be circulated by email and on the CIGS website . You can also follow us on Twitter @CIGSLeeds for regular updates. We’re looking forward...

We are pleased to announce an exciting programme of events for the coming semester. These talks are all part of the School of Sociology and Social Policy’s research seminar series, and all events are free with no need to register. We’re looking forward to seeing you there. Please click on...

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...

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 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...

During lockdown, we began holding afternoon ‘Writing Together’ sessions once a week. It began as an experiment, but as time went on, we accumulated over 30 participants from 6 universities, with several people joining in from their lockdown locations overseas. In the subsequent months, a number of essays, dissertations, PhD...