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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 highest overall mark on the 2018-19 MPhil Sociology programme. The prize comes with £100 worth of books from Polity Press. After studying his undergrad at Florida Gulf Coast University , Emilio was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and...

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...

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Characteristics, expectations and aspirations for work amongst marginalised young people in low- and middle-income countries

The University of Cambridge ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP), in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO)...

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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 Times, and the Independent.