CfP: Post-H(uman) index? Politics, metrics, and agency in the accelerated academy

November 29th and 30th Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge Organised by Jana Bacevic, Mark Carrigan and Filip Vostal  Keynote: Liberalism Must Be Defeated: The Obsolescence of Bourgeois Theory in the Anthropocene by Gary Hall, Director of Centre for Postdigital Cultures at Coventry University, UK. The conference seeks to conceptualise change in contemporary knowledge production in … Continue reading CfP: Post-H(uman) index? Politics, metrics, and agency in the accelerated academy

Call for Chapters: Digital Inequalities in the Global South

This call for books chapter might be of interest to our followers: *Call for Chapter Proposals for an Edited Volume on* *“Digital Inequalities in the Global South”* *Editors: * *Massimo Ragnedda (Northumbria University, UK)* *Anna Gladkova (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia)* This book will focus on the rising digital inequalities in countries from geographical areas … Continue reading Call for Chapters: Digital Inequalities in the Global South

Workshop: Social Media and #USSStrikes

The unprecedented wave of strike action across UK universities earlier in 2018 raises many questions for the sociology of higher education. To what extent was the strike part of a wider set of mobilisations against austerity, on the one hand, and the workings out of neoliberal policies shaping public institutions, on the other? What were … Continue reading Workshop: Social Media and #USSStrikes

The Foundations of British Sociology

This workshop co-organised by Mark Carrigan might be of interest to some of our followers. It intends to raise awareness of the Foundations of British Sociology archive maintained by Keele University. This remarkable resource collects a diverse array of materials from the 1880s to the 1950s, gifted to the university when the Institute of Sociology was dissolved in … Continue reading The Foundations of British Sociology

Knowledge production outside the university at #undisciplining

By Mark Carrigan I'm writing this from the Undisciplining conference, an event I've contributed to the organisation of as part of my role at The Sociological Review Foundation. An event is about to start organised by my CPGJ colleague and collaborator, Jana Bacevic, prepared through an initial blog post on this website. Her session on thinking knowledge … Continue reading Knowledge production outside the university at #undisciplining