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Dr. Rachel Thwaites: Talking about the early career stage

Rachel Thwaites is a Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Lincoln. She has interests in gender, work, health and illness, naming, and emotions. She is also a convenor of the BSA’s Early Career Forum (@BSAECForum) and can be found on twitter: @REThwaites or http://ulincoln.academia.edu/RachelThwaites. She co-edited Being an Early Career Feminist Academic: Global Perspectives,… Continue reading Dr. Rachel Thwaites: Talking about the early career stage

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Les Back: Scholarly Life and the University in Ruins

At the 2015 Autumn Postgraduate forum event on The Making of the Sociological Researcher, Les Back gave this thought provoking keynote. He has kindly agreed to share the text in full in addition to the podcast of his talk which can be found below.   Ros Gill has argued that the neo-liberal university, with its… Continue reading Les Back: Scholarly Life and the University in Ruins