Frontiers – Annual PGR Conference 2019

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Organised by the Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield

Date & Time: Tuesday 11 June 2019, 9.30am – 4.00pm

Location: Department of Sociological Studies, Elmfield Building, University of Sheffield

Inquiring into recent societal trends, challenging previously held beliefs, and using innovative methods, PhD researchers are at the forefront of academic research. This one-day conference is organised by doctoral researchers and seeks to bring together doctoral researchers from sociology and the wider social sciences and offers an opportunity to present their research and develop ideas in a friendly supportive environment. The conference is structured around the following themes:

  • Place, space and mobilities
  • Materiality, visuality and the sensory
  • Networks, inequalities and diverse capitals
  • Technology, the internet and data in everyday life
  • Politics, power and change
  • Methodological and epistemological approaches; ethical challenges

Presentations will be 15 minutes with 5 minutes following for Q&A.

The conference is free to attend. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Places are limited.

If you wish to attend as a presenter, please submit your abstracts to:

Submission of abstract deadline: Friday 1st March 2019, 5pm

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