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Congratulations to Laura Bernal Bermudez on her successful completion of the DPhil in Sociology
29 Jan 2018

Congratulations to Laura Bernal Bermudez for successfully completing her DPhil titled ‘The Power of Business and the Power of People: Understanding Remedy and Business Accountability for Human Rights Violations - Colombia 1970 – 2014’ under the supervision of Professor Leigh Payne.

Part-Time MSc in Sociology now open for applications!
01 Dec 2017

Are you interested in pursuing the MSc in Sociology, but can't commit to full-time study?  Take a look at the part-time MSc - the same course of study, spread over two years.

Congratulations to Man Yee Kan on her ERC Consolidator Grant!
28 Nov 2017

Professor Man Yee Kan received an ERC Consolidator Grant for her GenTime Project - Temporal structures of gender inequalities in Asian and Western welfare regimes.

Book Review: Mafia Life: Love, Death and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime
23 Nov 2017

From Review:

In Mafia Life: Love, Death and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime, Federico Varese journeys into the everyday lives of members of different mafia groups across the globe, from the Sicilian Cosa Nostra to the Japanese Yakuza. Drawing on wiretaps, reportage, historical analysis, legal evidence and biography, this book offers readers the opportunity to go beyond the fabricated images of the Mafia usually offered to the public, writes Baris Cayli.

Professorship of Sociology
20 Nov 2017

The Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, in association with Nuffield College, is looking for a senior scholar of international distinction with an outstanding record of research publications in the discipline of sociology.
The applicant can be working within any subject area of sociology.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon, Monday January 15 2018.

Building the City of Women: creating a site of feminist resistance in a northern Colombian conflict zone
02 Nov 2017

Julia Zulver's new article in Gender, Place & Culture discusses feminism as a stragety to mobilise for peace, and the history of the Liga de Mujeres Desplazadas.

26 Oct 2017

Professor Federico Varese’s newest book is now available in Italian.

M come Mafia. Dalla Russia alla Cina, dalla Grecia a Dubai. Un reportage affascinante e rigoroso che entra nel cuore pulsante delle mafie globali, scritto da un criminologo col talento di un narratore.

Cultural determinants influence assisted reproduction usage in Europe more than economic and demographic factors
10 Oct 2017

A new paper by Patrick Präg and Melinda Mills in Human Reproduction asks 'To what extent do financial, demographic and cultural determinants explain the vast cross-national differences in ART treatments in Europe?'.

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