Monthly Archives: September 2013

Negotiating Morbid Spaces: a symposium

My colleague Ruth Penfold-Mounce has organised and event on Negotiating Morbid Spaces. The poster is above and further details are available on Ruth’s blog or via the York sociology blog.

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Stuart Elden’s The Birth of Territory is published

Stuart Elden’s excellent sounding and substantial new book The Birth of Territory has just been published by Chicago University Press.

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The special issue on ‘Field Analysis in Cultural Sociology’ is currently open access

The special issue of Cultural Sociology on ‘Field Analysis in Cultural Sociology‘ edited by Mike Savage and Elizabeth B. Silva is currently available open access. This includes all of the articles in the special issue. My piece on ‘Genre, Boundary … Continue reading

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The mix tape and digital culture

Kieran Fenby-Hulse has posted a really interesting and detailed set post on ‘Recreating the mixtape experience: Emotional attachment and digital music platforms‘ on his blog. The piece focuses in the different references to the old mixtape in digital music platforms. … Continue reading

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Walter Benjamin discussion audio

Thinking Allowed on BBC Radio 4 are currently broadcasting a short series of programmes on social theory. The audio podcasts of the shows are available permanently. The most recent show was a discussion of the work of Walter Benjamin that … Continue reading

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