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Event: Social Suffering in the Neoliberal Age: Classificatory Logic and Systems of Governance

CALL FOR PAPERS: SYMPOSIUM + POST GRAD WORKSHOP “Social Suffering in the Neoliberal Age: Classificatory Logic and Systems of Governance” Western Sydney University, Parramatta South Campus, Sydney, Australia, July 18-19th, 2019 Post Grad Workshop: Wednesday, 17 July 2019. KEYNOTES Chris Grover, University of Lancaster www.lancaster.ac.uk/sociology/people/chris-grover Corrinne Sullivan, WSU www.westernsydney.edu.au/staff_profiles/uws_profiles/ms_corrinne_sullivan Jason De Santolo, UTS, Sydney www.uts.edu.au/staff/jason.desantolo […]

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Modern Methodologies: Developments in Doing Sociological Research

Reflections on the Event ‘Modern Methodologies: Developments in Doing Sociological Research’ On February 15th and 16th, The Australian Sociological Association and Western Sydney University Institute for Culture and Society, School of Social Sciences and Psychology, and Graduate Research School co-hosted a two-day workshop for postgraduates and ECRs called “Modern Methodologies: Developments in Doing Sociological Research.” […]

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Call for Papers – Postgraduate and ECR Methods Workshop

The Australian Sociological Association and Western Sydney University Institute for Culture and Society, School of Social Sciences and Psychology, and Graduate Research School are proud to co-host a two-day workshop for Postgraduates and ECRs “Modern Methodologies: Developments in Doing Sociological Research” at Western Sydney University, Parramatta Campus, February 15th-16th, 2018 We invite abstracts from Postgraduates […]

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Why Should I do a PhD?

If you have ever thought about doing a PhD, but you’re not quite sure, this video is for you.  TASA member Professor James Arvanitakis, Dean of Graduate Studies at Western Sydney University talks about some of the reasons you should do a PhD… and then some of the reasons why it might not be the […]

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Featured Member Profile: Erin Carlisle

This post was originally published on TASA’s Postgraduate website and has been republished here with the postgraduate sub committee’s permission: Member: Erin Carlisle What are you researching? I’m developing a new approach to a theory of collective political action by bringing political social theory into dialogue with hermeneutic phenomenological philosophy, and critically comparing the work […]

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Postgraduate Day, TASA Conference 2016

Ashleigh Watson, Griffith University, and TASA’s Postgraduate Portfolio Leader wrote a summary of the 2016 Postgraduate Day (originally published in Nexus).     The 2016 Postgraduate Day was a big, busy and delicious way to kick off the annual TASA Conference. In Melbourne, a real hub for sociology PhDs, our biggest cohort yet convened at ACU […]

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Expression of Interest for postgraduate consultancy work

‘Where sociologists work’ pilot project TASA is looking to hire a postgraduate member as a consultant to write a 1000 word report for the TASA blog highlighting the contribution of applied sociology in diverse workplaces outside of academe. To inform the report, the consultant will conduct and record an interview with an applied sociologist and […]

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