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Event: Creativity and methodological innovation in the sociology of familial and intimate relationships

Western Sydney University, Paramatta city campus, Sydney, Australia, 29th November, 2019. Cost: $10 TASA members and $15 for non-members. As a long-standing core sub-discipline, the sociology of families and intimate relationships is deeply rooted in the established methods of qualitative and quantitative inquiry. But as the diversity and ambiguity of familial and intimate relationships are […]

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Call for Abstracts: Reflections on the Change the Rules Campaign

The Australian Sociological Association’s Annual Conference, 2019 To celebrate the launch of the new thematic group Work, Labour & Economy, the thematic group convenors would like to extend a call for abstracts for a special panel at this year’s Australian Sociological Association (TASA) conference reflecting on the Australian Council of Trade Union’s Change the Rules […]

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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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Rural Issues Symposium – The future of rural sociology in Australia

Rural Issues Symposium – The future of rural sociology in Australia, 2019 La Trobe, Bendigo Friday 28th June Key Dates Registration closes: Monday June 17th, 2019 The Rural Issues thematic group of TASA is pleased to host this symposium, ‘the future of rural sociology in Australia’ taking place at the La Trobe campus in Bendigo, […]

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Call for Papers: RE-IMAGINING ECONOMIC SECURITY & WELLBEING IN AN AGE OF PRECARITY

RE-IMAGINING ECONOMIC SECURITY & WELLBEING IN AN AGE OF PRECARITY Melbourne, Friday 23 November 2018 Workshop for TASA members hosted jointly by TASA ‘Sociology of Economic Life’ and ‘Work, Employment and Social Movements’ Thematic Groups CALL FOR PAPERS The past few decades of political and economic change have led to a shifting of risk from […]

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Out In with the old, in with the new

TASA members Rebecca E. Olson, University of Queensland & Jordan McKenzie, University of Wollongong report on their 2016 thematic group event below. Please note, this report was originally published in Nexus.  The TASA Sociology of Emotions and Affect Thematic Group joined with The University of Wollongong’s Contemporary Emotions Research Network and The ARC Centre of […]

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Meaning and morality in an age of uncertainty: A symposium and workshop report

 TASA members Erin Carlisle, Flinders University & Ashleigh Watson, Griffith University report on their 2016 thematic group event below. Please note, this report was originally published in Nexus.  Our contemporary global age is certainly an uncertain one. Major events of 2016 demonstrated this: Brexit and the victory of Trump indicated a collective ambivalence toward globalisation. These two […]

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From surviving to thriving: Work and economic security for refugees and people seeking asylum

  TASA member John van Kooy, Brotherhood of St Laurence, summarises the 2016 Surviving to Thriving research forum below. This article was originally published in Nexus.  The Surviving to Thriving (S2T) research forum was held on 7 December 2016, convened by Dr Dina Bowman and John van Kooy at the Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) […]

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2017 Thematic Group events

Several of TASA’s Thematic Groups are running events in the second half of 2017.  Some of these have travel bursaries for postgraduate students. Details of 5 of those events are listed below: 2017 TASA Health Day, Mobilising health sociology for impact: How can complex understandings of injustice and inequality be used in policy and practice? Friday 13th […]

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