Alternative Futures: Trans/Post-humanism and the transformation of the Lifecourse


This event, jointly presented by The Social Theory Forum and CESAGene, will address paradigmatic issues emerging from developments in science and technology which are altering the existential and cultural parametres for what we consider to be the ‘lifecourse.’

Researching the contingency of life: A relational approach to understanding risk


Professor Åsa Boholm (University of Gothenburg, Sweden) will deliver this presentation which focuses on the ways in which perception, communication and management of risk are shaped by culturally informed and socially embedded knowledge and experience.

SOCSI Childhood & Youth Research Group Seminar – May


Amber Fensham-Jones and Dr Peter Hemming present their research on ‘Gypsy and Traveller Education’ and ‘Faith-based Schooling in Rural Communities’ respectively

Practices, Identities and Bodies at Work: A critical exploration of contemporary health care


The BSA MedSoc (Wales) Study Group invites you to attend this event where presentations will be given by Dr Carol Wolkowitz (University of Warwick), Dr Fiona Moffatt (The University of Nottingham) and Professor Davina Allen (Cardiff University).

Suicide, Self-harm and the Internet: Exploring Use, Prevention and Intervention


This joint DECIPHer and CASCADE symposium will explore the role that Internet technology can bring to suicide and self-harm prevention.

SOCSI Education Research Group Seminar – May


PhD students Alyson Lewis and Suzanne Samuel present at the next SOCSI Education Research Group Seminar on ‘well-being’ and ‘adult learning’ respectively

Mobile methods: Social science on the move


Dr Rob Smith will discuss and demonstrate a range of approaches to taking existing methods ‘on the move’ and the trickier task of studying mobile practices and mobility itself.