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50 Years of Sociology

At the University of Cambridge

This panel considers the trajectory of Sociology at Cambridge from its early years to the present moment, as well as where it is likely and should be heading in facing urgent social problems. The panel begins with a historical overview provided by John Thompson, who studied under Giddens. Then Tony Giddens give his reflections on his time at Cambridge, followed by Jackie Scott, who focusses on issues of methodology and questions of gender. Finally Ali Meghji, one of the newest members of staff at the department gives his perspective on the location of the department and where it might head in the future.

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Video Recording:

Monday, 12 November, 2018 - 14:45 to 16:15
Event location: 
Riley Auditorium, Memorial Court, Clare College