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Emilio E. Feijóo – Polity Prize Winner 2019

16 August 2019

Congratulations to Emilio E. Feijóo for winning this year's Polity Prize, awarded for the best overall mark on the MPhil in Sociology programme. The prize comes with £100 worth of books from Polity Press. After studying his undergrad at Florida East Coast University , Emilio was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and came to...

Dr Sarah Kolopp - Supervisor Award 2018-19 Winner

29 July 2019

Undergraduate supervisions are one of the most important features of a Cambridge education and the Faculty of HSPS is keen to encourage and reward best practice for the provision of supervisions. Each year, the Department of Sociology presents a Supervisor Award to a member of staff or postgraduate student who have...

Call for contributions - "Indigeneity across Borders: Rethinking Indigenous Belonging in the Urban Milieu"

25 July 2019

This one-day workshop aims to bring together a group of researchers in different career stages whose research addresses crucial issues for the analysis of urban indigeneity around the world, from both practical and theoretical perspectives. Date : 7 November 2019 Venue : Newnham College, University of Cambridge Keynote...

Current job vacancies

The Department of Sociology invites applications for the post of Graduate Administration Assistant. This part-time role will provide...

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a part-time (0.2fte) Teaching Associate post commencing on 1 October 2019 for a...

A World Leader

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 Times, and the Independent.