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Sociology at Cambridge: Past, Present and Future

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  • UserProf Anthony Giddens, Prof Patrick Baert, Dr Ali Meghji, Prof Jackie Scott, Prof J Thompson
  • ClockMonday 12 November 2018, 14:45-16:15
  • House Clare College, Cambridge .

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Part of Cambridge Sociology 50th Anniversary Conference on 12th and 13th November:

This panel will consider the trajectory of Sociology at Cambridge from its early years to the present moment, as well as where it is likely and should be heading in facing urgent social problems. The panel will begin with a historical overview provided by John Thompson, who has been around the longest, studying under Giddens. Then Tony Giddens will give his reflections on his time at Cambridge, followed by Jackie Scott, who will focus on issues of methodology and questions of gender. Finally Ali Meghji, one of the newest members of staff at the department will give his perspective on the location of the department and where it might head in the future.

Panel members:

Professor Patrick Baert (moderator)
Professor Emeritus Lord Anthony Giddens
Dr Ali Meghji
Professor Emeritus Jackie Scott
Professor Emeritus John Thompson

Date: Monday, 12 November, 2018 – 14:45 to 16:15 Event location: Riley Auditorium, Memorial Court, Clare College

This talk is part of the Department of Sociology Seminar Series series.

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