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David Pettinicchio's paper on "Migration and Ethnic Nationalism" receives honorable mention
04 Jun 2013

Dr David Pettinicchio's paper on "Migration and Ethnic Nationalism: Anglophone Exit and the Decolonization of Quebec" has received the 2012 honorable mention from the Minnesota Population Center's IPUMS International Research Award.

David Stuckler's work profiled in the New York Times and The Guardian
17 May 2013

Dr David Stuckler has written for The New York Times  on the subject "How Austerity Kills". His work was also profiled in The Guardian.


Dr Robert de Vries - Dehumanisation of Welfare Claiments
15 May 2013

Dr Robert de Vries was published in The Guardian with his piece "The cuts get personal".

The article has generated a huge response online.

Francesco Billari the keynote speaker at the EU 2013 Demography Forum
02 May 2013

Professor Francesco Billari, Head of the Department of Sociology, is a keynote speaker at the European Union 2013 Demography Forum.

Dr Paolo Campana's work profiled in "Il Fatto Quotidiano"
01 May 2013

Dr Paolo Campana is the subject of an article in the Italian daily Il fatto Quotidiano.

Dr David Stuckler joins the department
19 Apr 2013

The Department of Sociology is very pleased to welcome two new staff members: Dr David Stuckler, an internationally renowned expert in global health and Dr Aaron Reeves, postdoctoral researcher with particular interests in public health, physical activity and social stratification.

Michael Biggs was interviewed for Talk of the Nation on (U.S.) National Public Radio.
22 Feb 2013

Michael Biggs was interviewed on the history of self-immolation for Talk of the Nation on (U.S.) National Public Radio.


Funda Ustek interviewed by 'Politiken'
17 Dec 2012

Funda Ustek, whose DPhil thesis is entitled 'Is the informal labour market a choice or a trap for less-educated women?', has recently been interviewed on her research by the Danish paper Politiken

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.


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