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TASA Thursdays


TASA Thursdays
was launched on Thursday April 23, 2020. What began as a way to help our members stay connected during the pandemic lockdowns of 2020 & 2021, TASA Thursdays have continued in 2022. The sessions are an opportunity for members to showcase their work or present on a topical issue. They continue to be a means for sociologists to connect with likeminded people.  The recorded sessions are available on our YouTube channel here. 

Roger Wilkinson, our Digital Publications Editor, hosts the monthly webinars and Anthony K J Smith, our Postgraduate Portfolio Leader, together with the Postgraduate Sub-Committee, host the monthly Postgraduate sessions.  The schedule for 2022 is listed below. Note, you can register for an event via the links included in the event titles. 

 Date Event Type  Presenter/s  Event Title   Recorded?
January 27
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEDT
 PG
Session

 Jennifer Cheng  From Thesis to Book: The Ins and Outs of Converting a PhD into a Monograph  No
February 24
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEDT
 Webinar Grazyna Zadjow & Kerry Power

Trials and tribulations around the ethics of social media research.  Yes
March 17
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEDT
 Webinar Annette Brömdal
& Tait Sanders
Navigating Intimate Trans Citizenship while Incarcerated in Australia and the US  Yes
April 7
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST
 PG
Session - Panel
 Host: Richa George Choosing the right PhD for you: traditional thesis versus thesis by publication  Yes
April 21
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST
 Panel + Q & A Lara McKenzie,
Ramon Menendez Domingo & 
Christian Mauri
PhD Graduates on the casual/sessional train  Yes
May 5
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST
 PG
Session
Bernardo Dewey, Dorinda ‘t Hart & Lara McKenzie Writing Strategies for PhDs: running an effective writing group  Yes
May 19
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST
 Presentation + Q & A  Alan Morris International students struggling in the private rental sector.

 TBC
June 2
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST
 Panel +
Q & A
Tom Barnes (CHAIR), Elizabeth Humphrys, Alison Pennington & Elizabeth Hill  The Future of Work  Yes
June 16
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST
 Presentation + Q & A  Erik Aslaksen Society as an Information-Processing System

 Yes
July 7
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST
 Information Session  Laura Simpson Reeves Postgraduate Engagement and Impact Award   Yes
July 14
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST
 Reflection / discussion  Ash Watson

 5 Years of So Fi Zine  TBC
August 4
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST
 PG
Session
 TBC  TBC  TBC
August 11  Panel + Q&A  Josephine Brown (Discussant): Panelists: Leo Patterson Ross, Brendan Ross, Simone Hickey Northern Rivers Housing Crisis  TBC
August 18
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST
 Presentation + Q & A  Sonia Martin & Simone Casey  Stigma and welfare  TBC
 September 1
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST
 PG
Session
 TBC  TBC  TBC
 September 15
12:30pm - 1:30pm AES
 Presentation + Q & A  Claire Baker  TBC  TBC
October 6
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEDT
 PG
Session
TBC
 TBC  TBC
 October 20
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEDT
   Elspeth McInnes Developing Wellbeing Cultures in Schools  TBC
November 3
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEDT
 PG
Session
 TBC  TBC TBC 
November 17
12:30pm - 1:30pm AEDT
 Presentation + Q & A Joshua Thorburn Exploring How Incels Perform Gender

 Yes


 







Kate Huppatz (L) and Steve Matthewman (R) congratulating Michelle Peterie on being the 2018 JoS Best Paper Award winner for Docility and Desert: government discourses of compassion in Australia’s asylum seeker debate


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