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A H Halsey MSc Prizewinners announced
29 Nov 2012

Congratulations to the Department of Sociology's 2011- 2012 A H Halsey MSc Prizewinners, Marja Verbon and Alexander Upfill-Brown. Alex is awarded the A H Halsey Prize for Best Dissertation, while Marja receives the A H Halsey Prize for Best Overall Performance in the MSc 2011-2012.

Dhattiwala and Biggs: The Political Logic of Ethnic Violence
19 Nov 2012

Raheel Dhattiwala (DPhil) and Michael Biggs have published a new article entitled ‘The Political Logic of Ethnic Violence: The Anti-Muslim Pogrom in Gujarat, 2002’ for Politics and Society 2012.

 

Department awarded two Teaching Excellence Awards
08 Nov 2012

The University of Oxford launched its Teaching Excellence Awards Scheme in 2006, and these are awarded to staff who improve the student experience in many ways, from academic content to library and technical support.

Federico interviewed regarding "Mafias on the Move"
07 Nov 2012

"New Books in Terrorism and Organized Crime" Website interviews Federico Varese regarding his new book "Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers new Territories".

Shortland and Varese: The Business of Pirate Protection
19 Oct 2012

Anja Shortland and Federico Varese have published a working paper, The Business of Pirate Protection, as part of the Economics of Security Working Paper Series.

Federico Varese receives IASOC award
13 Sep 2012

Professor Federico Varese's book Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories (2011) receives award.

Sociology Department highly rated in 2012
02 Jul 2012

Oxford's Sociology department rated thrid best in the world in 2012


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