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4 day working week video reignites debate about flexible working and achieves over 130,000 views

23 May 2023

This film, created by the University of Cambridge's Film and Digital Media team, about Professor Brendan Burchell and Dr David Frayn's research, has helped to spread the word about their important work even further.

Professor Judith Butler in Cambridge

9 May 2023

LgbtQ+@Cam , the Department of Sociology, and the Centre for Gender Studies were honoured to host Professor Judith Butler ’s public lecture‘ Who is Afraid of Gender? ’ at West Road Concert Hall in Cambridge on Wednesday 26th April. It was a remarkable and memorable evening. Introduced by Professor Sarah Franklin, Professor...

Prof Manali Desai reacts to the FCDO’s new gender equality strategy

8 March 2023

Prof Manali Desai, Head of the Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge was quoted in The Guardian on Wednesday 8th March, reacting to the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s new strategy to advance gender equality around the world, launched on the same day that MPs announced plans to investigate the...

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 Independent and The Times.

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