Categories for Sociology

“Can the Lab-Rats Speak?”: Speculations on the Constitution of the Experimental Subject.

April 19, 2013 12:49 am Published by Comments Off on “Can the Lab-Rats Speak?”: Speculations on the Constitution of the Experimental Subject.

Our next Culpeper Seminar Series talk will be on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Laurel Heights in Conference Room 474 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. Kaushik Sunder Rajan, PhD, Associate Professor of Anthropology & of Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, will give a paper titled “Can the lab rat speak? Speculations on the constitution of the experimental subject... View Article

From Bench to Society: Law and Ethics at the Frontier of Genomic Technology

February 8, 2013 4:46 am Published by Comments Off on From Bench to Society: Law and Ethics at the Frontier of Genomic Technology

The Hastings Law Journal and the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy invite you to our upcoming conference entitled “From Bench to Society: Law and Ethics at the Frontier of Genomic Technology.” Friday, February 8th, 2013 from 8am to 6:30pm Alumni Reception Center (2nd floor) 200 McAllister Street, UC Hastings College of the Law Schedule: 8:00 –... View Article

Reiner Keller on “The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse”

August 21, 2012 11:36 pm Published by Comments Off on Reiner Keller on “The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse”

Prof. Reiner Keller, Department of Sociology at the University of Augsburg, Germany, will be giving a guest lecture on “The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse?” on Tuesday, September 11th at 12 pm. The lecture will frame existing discourse analysis approaches useful in sociology and policy analysis. Keller’s own sociology of knowledge approach to discourse (SKAD) draws on Foucault, Berger... View Article

Let the Games begin!

July 27, 2012 12:47 am Published by Comments Off on Let the Games begin!

Hiya from London! The Games are officially opening in only a few hours, with the Opening Ceremony kicking off tonight at 9 pm, 12 pm Pacific Time. I am very excited to be participating in these Olympics as a ‘Gamesmaker’, an Olympic volunteer. In particular, I will be working for the Language Team, interpreting from English to my mother-tongue Italian... View Article

Dis-locations: Medical Migrations and Human Embryonic Stem Cell Therapies

March 31, 2012 10:40 am Published by Comments Off on Dis-locations: Medical Migrations and Human Embryonic Stem Cell Therapies

Aditya Bharadwaj, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Edinburgh, will give a guest lecture on April 10th, titled ‘Dis-locations: Medical Migrations and Human Embryonic Stem Cell Therapies in India’. Bharadwaj’s research interests are focused on the burgeoning rise of bioscience and biotechnologies in India, in particular on two major contemporary developments in the domain of bioscience in India,... View Article

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