Category Archives: visualisation

An audio interview about my book Popular Culture And New Media: The Politics Of Circulation

Dave O’Brien interviewed me for the critical theory section of the New Book Network. The interview is available in full here. The interview focused on my recently published book Popular Culture and New Media: The Politics of Circulation, and we … Continue reading

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Lowry and the painting of modern life

John Barrell has a review on the LSE blog of a recent Tate exhibition entitled ‘Lowry and the painting of the modern life‘. It provides some reflections and reassessments of Lowry’s paintings of industrial spaces. It covers the popularity of … Continue reading

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New Live Sociology site

Goldsmiths sociology have launched a new ‘Live Sociology‘ web resource. It is still in its beta stages, so it is under development, but it already has links to lots of resources. The idea seems to be to provide a single … Continue reading

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Les Back on visual sociology and the photography of Pierre Bourdieu

Also on the CUCR blog are two recently posted interview ‘webcasts’ featuring Les Back. Both offer some thoughts in the recent International Visual Sociology Association annual conference. In the first video Les talks about his keynote conference address in the … Continue reading

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A comprehensive list of data sources and services

Via Rob Kitchin on Twitter, the Visualising Data blog has an entry that is described as ‘A big collection of sites and services for accessing data‘. The post contains a comprehensive list of the data sources, and analysis tools, that … Continue reading

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Evelyn Ruppert on the economies and ecologies of big data

The Digital Sociology web resource has a video of Evelyn Ruppert talking ion the ‘Economies and Ecologies of Big Data‘. Evelyn is editor of the forthcoming journal Big Data & Society. She discuss the journal a little in the talk. … Continue reading

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Digital Sociology study group website

The Digital Sociology study group, which is affiliated with the British Sociological Association, has a really lively and informative website. It’s updated regularly and also has a Twitter feed. The site is run by the group coordinators Mark Carrigan and … Continue reading

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