Monthly Archives: May 2013

Digital by-product data and the sociological imagination

Tomorrow I’m running a session on ‘Digital by-product data and the sociological imagination: Imagining the future of social research’ for PhD students in the WhiteRose Doctoral training centre. The details of the event are here. The session will cover a … Continue reading

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The new Journal of Urban Cultural Studies is getting closer

The new Journal of Urban Cultural Studies is getting closer to its launch. I’ve got a short essay on music and the city in the first issue (there is a post about this here). There is a really interesting publishing … Continue reading

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Video games and affect, an interview with James Ash

The Theory, Culture and Society blog have an interview with James Ash. The interview focuses on his recent articles in the journals Body & Society and Theory, Culture & Society. It’s a detailed interview that reflects on the way that … Continue reading

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Living by numbers? Metrics, Algorithms and the Sociology of Everyday life. An audio of a talk by Roger Burrows

The Goldsmiths Podcasting service now has a audio version of Roger Burrows inaugural lecture. It’s titled ‘Living by numbers: metrics, algorithms and the sociology of everyday life’. The audio is available here and the slides are available here. In the … Continue reading

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