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Autumn Seminar Series 2009

Cardiff School of Social Sciences

Seminar Series – Autumn 2009

Thursdays 16:10 – 18:00, Glamorgan Building

Toward a New Sociology of Risk

 

24th September – 4:10pm in Committee Room 1

Speaker – Professor Tom Horlick-Jones

Cardiff School of Social Sciences

On the secret life of risk: some notes from the backstage

Discussant: Professor Srikant Sarangi, Professor in Language and Communication, School of English, Communication & Philosophy, Cardiff Uuniversity

Chair: Professor Susan Baker, Cardiff School of Social Sciences


Tuesday 6th October – 4:10pm in Council Chamber

Speaker – Professor Frank Furedi

Professor of Sociology, University of Kent

Precautionary culture and the rise of possibilistic risk assessment

Discussant: Professor Mike Levi, Cardiff School of Social Sciences

Chair: Dr Rob Evans, Cardiff School of Social Sciences


29th October– 4:10pm in Committee Room 1

Speaker – Professor Hazel Kemshall

Professor of Community and Criminal Justice, De Montfort University

Crime and risk: what empirical investigations tell us about risk theory

Discussant: Dr Colin Young, Cardiff School of Social Sciences

Chair: Adam Edwards, Cardiff School of Social Sciences


12th November – 4:10pm in Committee Room 1

Speaker – Professor Mary Dixon-Woods

Professor of Medical Sociology, University of Leicester

Risky business: the sharp end of medicine

Discussant: Professor Joanna Latimer, Cardiff School of Social Sciences

Chair: Professor Gareth Williams, Cardiff School of Social Sciences


19th November – 4:10pm in Committee Room 1

Speaker – Professor Richard Harper

Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research

Labours of love in the digital home of the future

Discussant: Dr William Housley, Cardiff School of Social Sciences

Chair: Professor Sally Power, Cardiff School of Social Sciences


3rd December – 4:10pm in Committee Room 1

Speaker – Professor Robert Dingwall

Professor and Director of the Institute for Science & Society, University of Nottingham

When regulation fails - the ethical governance of German physicians 1890-1939

Discussant: Professor Helen Sampson, Cardiff School of Social Sciences

Chair: Professor Mick Bloor, Cardiff School of Social Sciences


Tuesday 15th December – 4:10pm in Committee Room 1

Speaker – Professor Karin Knorr Cetina

University of Konstanz

Maverick Markets

Discussant: Professor Harry Collins, Cardiff School of Social Sciences

Chair: Professor Barbara Adam, Cardiff School of Social Sciences

 

 

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