Thursday, 25 August 2016

New Member of Sociology Staff - Tim Huijts

Welcome to Tim Huijts who has joined the Sociology Department as Senior Lecturer. Tim has studied and worked in the Netherlands and also in Oxford before arriving in York this August.
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Tim has research interest in socioeconomic inequalities in health, political regimes, gender equity and depression and ethinic diversity. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the European Society of Health and Medical Sociology.


Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Death and Culture Comes to York

The Death and Culture Conference is next week (1st-3rd Sept).

The badges are made, the programme is being printed and the conference meals have been chosen and ordered.

Its still not too late to register if you want to come.

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Sex Work Research Hub Hosts: A Symposium on Sex Work, Decriminalization & Social Justice

The Event Features:

A Keynote Address from Associate Professor Gillian Abel, Otago University, New Zealand

A screening of Nic Mai's latest film 'Travel' that explores the different emic and ethic understandings of exploitation and freedom at work in the process of asylum granting in relation to trafficking. The film is the result of ethnographic workshops with Nigerian women working in the Paris sex industry. Click here tovView the Trailer for Travel

When: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM (BST)

Where: Research Resource Centre (ReCCS) - Training Room YH/001b - 6 Innovation Way YO10 5ZF

Register for this Free Event: SWRH Eventbrite

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

New ! Short Courses in CA - Autumn 2016 and Spring 2017

Developing Conversation Analytic Skills: Turn-taking (3 days)
Tutors to include: Clare Jackson, Sue Wilkinson and Celia Kitzinger
Dates: 29 November - 1 December 2016 
Pre-requisites: An introductory CA course (preferably at York)
This course is one of two – on turn-taking and on sequence organisation - designed to provide core foundational training in conversation analysis (CA).  It will provide a systematic grounding in the CA domain of turn-taking.  The course will be taught via mini-lectures, practical activities and exercises, with an emphasis on hands-on work with data.  It will be an intensive course, limited to a maximum of 12 participants.  The course is intended for those with some prior familiarity with CA who now want to acquire key skills for working with conversational data.  It is not necessary for participants to have their own data set.
Location: University of York: Research Centre for Social Sciences
Cost: £360 (to include course materials, lunches, tea & coffee)
For further information, and/or to register for one or more of the courses, please contact Sarah Shrive-Morrison: sarah.shrive-morrison@york.ac.uk

Developing Conversation Analytic Skills: Sequence Organisation (3 days) 
Tutors to include: Sue Wilkinson, Merran Toerien and Celia Kitzinger

Date: 13 December - 15 December 2016

Pre-requisites: An introductory CA course (preferably at York)
This course is one of two – on sequence organisation and on turn-taking - designed to provide core foundational training in conversation analysis (CA).
It will provide a systematic grounding in the CA domain of sequence organisation.  It will be an intensive course, limited to a maximum of 12 participants.  The course will be taught via mini-lectures, practical activities and exercises, with an emphasis on hands-on work with data.  It is intended for those with some prior familiarity with CA who now want to acquire key skills for working with conversational data.  It is not necessary for participants to have their own data set.
Location: University of York: Research Centre for Social Sciences
Cost: £360 (to include course materials, lunches, tea & coffee)
For further information, and/or to register for one or more of the courses, please contact Sarah Shrive-Morrison: sarah.shrive-morrison@york.ac.uk

2017 Short courses (further information to follow)

Developing Conversation Analytic Skills: Repair 18-20 April 2017 (3 days)

Word Selection Short Course 25 May 2017