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Ilaria Michelis wins Journal of Gender Studies Janet Blackman Prize

1 February 2024

We are delighted to announce that Ilaria Michelis , doctoral candidate in Sociology, has won the Journal of Gender Studies Janet Blackman Prize for her paper, Contesting gender: young women and feminist generations in gender-based violence services . The Prize celebrates scholarship on international feminist movements and...

Dr Jusmeet S. Sihra joins the Dept of Sociology as a British Academy International Fellow

23 January 2024

We are delighted to welcome Dr Jusmeet S. Sihra to the Department of Sociology as a British Academy International Fellow. An urban and political sociologist with a deep interest in understanding caste-based inequalities rooted in space, whilst he is in Cambridge Dr Sihra will research the ways in which colonial and...

Polity Prize winners 2023

30 November 2023

We’re delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Polity Prizes for academic excellence in Sociology, who all receive £100 worth of books from Polity Press. The Part 1 2023 Polity Prize winner is Brad Barrass from Magdalene College who was awarded the highest mark in the SOC1 exam. Callum MacKenzie Finnigan from...

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The Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge is a world-leading centre for teaching and research in Sociology, consistently ranked first in UK league tables by The Guardian, The Independent and The Times.

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