Date: 20 May 2014, 5:00 – 6.30 pm Location: Dental Lecture Theatre in Worsley, Leeds University The 2014 C.L. Oakley Lecture will be presented by Professor Arthur Frank (Department of Sociology, University of Calgary)
Date: 21 May 2014, 10:00 – 12:00 pm Location: Baines Wing (2.37), School of Healthcare We are delighted that Arthur Frank has accepted an invitation to lead a workshop for PhD students in the School of Healthcare. This will be of interest to PhD students who are interested in qualitative research methods, narrative inquiry, ethics, identity, and the illness experience.
Date: 19 May 2014 This workshop will explore the intersections of affect and technology focusing on technologies’ roles in producing, mediating and constraining embodied feelings and bodily practice. A series of empirical papers will consider how a range of technological artefacts, systems and processes operate in relation to particular social actors, including patients, scientists, healthcare practitioners, academics, athletes, prisoners and consumers.
Date: 26th March 2014, 4:00 – 5:00 pm Location: Room: 9.41 Worsley Building, Leeds University Dr. Celia Roberts, Centre for Science Studies, Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies, and Department of Sociology, Lancaster University
Date: 17 March 2014 The agenda for the THeSP AGM includes:
- Reviewing the activities of the Centre
- Discussion of future plans
- Election of Director, Deputy Director and Committee
Seminar by Professor Graham Martin, Professionalism reinvigorated or redundant? Realising the ’3rd logic’ in the governance of contemporary healthcare’
Date: 7 November 2013, 1.00pm. Location: Worsley SR 9.27 The status and responsibilities of health professionals are contested in today’s era of health care management. Can professionalism be rescued from redundancy, or is it now a spent force in effecting change and upholding quality?
Professor Roger Burrows, ‘Living by numbers? Metrics, algorithms and the sociology of everyday life.’
Date: 3 October 2014, 4:00 - 5:30 pm Location: 8.49n Worsley Building
To book a place please go to https://www.eventbrite.com/event/7648548013Come along to hear Roger Burrows speak on his geodemographics and metrics in HE.
Date: 17 September 2013 1:00 - 2:00 pm An initial seminar from the new Quantified Self research network, exploring the broad implications of the loose set of practical and ethical approaches to understanding bodies, psyches and everyday practices.
Date: 24 - 25 June 2013 Location: University of Leeds We are delighted to be hosting the 2013 PFGS colloquium - Scientific Innovation in the Biosociety: Current Responsibilities, Future Promises
This seminar took place as part of the inception events for the White Rose Studies in Ableism network on the 6th and 7th June 2013.