Monthly Archives: October 2015

Social Sciences and Humanities Seminar Series 2015

A number of Westminster Sociology staff are involved in this faculty seminar series, an exciting series of events that stages dialogue with colleagues in Politics, Literature, Languages and Law. Dorrie Chetty is giving a paper with Lea Sitkin on ‘Tottenham: … Continue reading

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PhD Studentship: race in London’s night-time economy

PhD Studentship available in Sociology at Westminster We are pleased to offer a PhD Studentship, consisting of a fee waiver and annual stipend of £16,000 for three years. The Studentship will commence in January 2016, and is available to applicants … Continue reading

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Education for refugees can help save Syria’s lost generation

Dorrie Chetty, University of Westminster With the world’s focus firmly on the European response to the refugee crisis in recent weeks, attention has been diverted away from the humanitarian needs of the Middle East itself. Only a minority of refugees … Continue reading

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Sociology Open Research Event: Learning to be Zen

Here’s the video of Dr Emily Falconer’s talk about her work on women travellers and the imperative to happiness, given at Westminster’s Fyvie Hall on Monday 12 October 2015.

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Desert Island Books: New Lecturer in Sociology Dr Emily Falconer on The Promise of Happiness

Dr Emily Falconer is our newest member of staff, joining the Sociology team in September 2015. Here, she discusses one her favourite and most influential books. Nominated book:  Ahmed, S. (2010) The promise of happiness. Duke University Press. 1. Why … Continue reading

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