Note, there will be no TASA Thursdays event next week as we will be holding the September Executive meeting. The previously scheduled event with Sharyn Roach Anleu has been postponed to November 19.
Public Sociology Portfolio Leader
| |Roger Patulny is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Wollongong. He researches emotions and emotion management, gender, social capital and social networks, loneliness, (un)employment and the future of work. He has published over 75 papers (articles, chapters, reports, Conversation pieces), and has completed ARC Grants on gendered social isolation and exclusion (DP: 2009-11), and social networks and emotional wellbeing of unemployed Australians (LP: 2015-18). He co-founded the Contemporary Emotions Research Network (CERN); the TASA Thematic Group on the Sociology of Emotions and Affect (TASA-SEA); has edited special editions on emotions for AJSI and Emotion Review; and recently published Emotions in Late Modernity (Ed) with Routledge. He has experience with public sociological engagement, having worked for the NSW government, been involved in evaluation research projects whilst working at the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) at UNSW (2008-2012), in the course of recent ARC Linkage work with employment service providers (LP: 2015-18), and in ongoing engagements with practitioners in the field of loneliness studies. He is also a committed social creative writer and poet, and recently founded and is lead editor of the online community writing magazine Authora Australis. His profile, publications and creative works are at: http://rpatulny.com.
|More details about our TASA 2020 virtual event Sociological Insights for the ‘now’ normal coming soon. |
|TASA Thursdays - Save the date |
Casual Chat with Distinguished Sociologist Sharyn Roach Anleu, postponed to November 19, 12:30pm - 1:30pm, AEST, via Zoom.
Discussion topic and access details to be confirmed.
Webinar hosted by Roger Wilkinson with speaker Joseph Borlagdan on 'Poverty and homelessness'. October 15, 12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST, via Zoom. Access details to be confirmed.
Webinar hosted by Roger Wilkinson with speaker James Arvanitakis on Living Blue in a Deep Red State: A sociological analysis of the 2020 election after a year spent in Wyoming. November 12, 12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST, via Zoom. Access details to be confirmed.
Webinar hosted by Roger Wilkinson with Adele Pavlidis, Catherine Palmer & Suzanne Schrijnder each presenting on their area of expertise to the topic, 'Sport, leisure and the newnormal: sociological insights for developing an agenda for change'. December 10, 12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST, via Zoom. Access details to be confirmed.
| | Colic-Peisker V. Book Review: Rachel Busbridge, Multicultural Politics of Recognition and Postcolonial Citizenship: Rethinking the Nation. Journal of Sociology. 2020;56(3):NP3-NP5. doi:10.1177/1440783319892374
Morales LE. Book Review: Steven Roberts, Young Working-class Men in Transition. Journal of Sociology. 2020;56(3):NP5-NP7. doi:10.1177/1440783319892378
Watson, A., Bennett, A. The felt value of reading zines. American Journal of Cultural Sociology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1057/s41290-020-00108-9
Malatzky, C., Gillespie, J., Couch, D. L., & Cosgrave, C. (2020). Why place matters: a rurally-orientated analysis of COVID-19’s differential impacts. Social Sciences & Humanities Open, Vol 2(1) 100063. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssaho.2020.100063
Bunn M, Threadgold S, Burke PJ. Class in Australian higher education: The university as a site of social reproduction. Journal of Sociology. 2020;56(3):422-438. doi:10.1177/1440783319851188
|Farrugia, David; Coffey, Julia; Threadgold , Steven; Sharp, Megan; Whitton, Fiona; Gill, Ros (2020) Young hospitality workers in their own words: working conditions, labouring practices and experiences of hospitality labour. Newcastle Youth Studies Network: University of Newcastle. |
Activist Research and Reflections during the 2020 Pandemic
Webinar, Friday October 2nd, 12.30pm - 1.30 AEST, 10.30am to 11.30 WAST
Calling for presentations or stimulus papers
There will be up to five presentations of five minutes each on the theme with five minutes discussion. The goal of the webinar is to prompt further action/activism, research networks and collaborations, and research and sociological reflection.
Submission deadline: TODAY September 17. Read on...
| |Note: there us currently free full access the recent Journal of Sociology Special Issue on Indigenous Sociology https://buff.ly/3iJMU6M
The Journal of Sociology - Volume: 56, Number: 2 (June 2020) is now available.
The Table of Contents can be viewed here. To access each article, please click here.
Call for papers - 2022 Special Issue
New: 'Indigenous & sociological knowledges: Meeting points for health equity'.
Health Sociology Review seeks articles from Indigenous authors and their colleagues internationally, with the aim of identifying and guiding meeting points between Indigenous knowledges and sociological approaches to understanding health equity.
Seeking articles that consider health equity for Indigenous communities rather than individual health issues. Contributions are welcome on topics including social determinants of health and wellbeing, power and empowerment, racism, diversity across age, ability, gender, sexuality, identity and location, cultural safety, decolonising methodologies, sociologically informed program evaluations and theoretical developments.
Abstract submission deadline: November 13. Read on...
| |The Health Sociology Review (HSR) Special Section – Sociology and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic is now available. You can access all the articles, which are open access through to the end of this year, via the HSR website here.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Level A)
Big data’s potential to address/undermine social & health inequities
University of New South Wales
Applications close: 11pm, 27th September. Read on...
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2 PhD Scholarships on regulation
Queensland University of Technology
PhD scholarship on Youth, Diversity and Wellbeing in a Digital Age
Deakin University, with fellow member Anita Harris as supervisor
PhD scholarship on Men, Sex and Sexuality PhD research scholarship
La Trobe University, with fellow member Andrea Waling
| The Scholarships Board enables you to view available scholarships that our members have posted. Like the Jobs Board, as a member, you can post scholarship opportunities directly from within your membership profile screen.|
|Other Events, News & Opportunities |
Special issue launch and seminar
New: Non-binary and / or Genderqueer Sexual Ethics and Politics' Special issue of Journal of Sexual Ethics and Politics
Sexualities and Genders Research, Western Sydney University.
New: Incipient Infertility: Tracking eggs and ovulation across the life course
Monday 21st September, 1-2pm
Online via Zoom.
New: The basic income imperative
Thursday, 24 September 5pm (AEST)
The increasing public support for a basic income as an economic right suggests an alternative way out of the pandemic slump – so what does basic income involve? And what are the social risks of ignoring or delaying a basic income?
Call for Research Participants
| |New: Do you know someone who was donor-conceived?
PhD candidate & TASA member, Giselle Newton, is recruiting donor-conceived people over 16 years old to participate in an online survey and/or online interview. More information about the research is available on the study website at DCstudy.org.
Fellow member Robert Templeton is seeking research participants for a research project investigating how the aspirations, motives and outcomes effect the personal and professional lives of mature age Australian doctoral graduates’.
The online address is: https://surveys.usq.edu.au/index.php/487196?newtest=Y&lang=en
Social Control Policies - Governing Human Lives and Health in Times of Pandemics
300 words suggestions to be submitted by 31st of May.
Chapters will be due by 30th of November, 2020. Read on...
|New: 45th Annual Conference of the Australian Association for the Study of Religion (AASR) - Digital Conference |
11-12 December 2020
The AASR has been fostering the development of high-quality scholarship on religion since its establishment in 1975. In this current time of crisis, in which community is at a premium, the AASR will meet online for its 45th annual conference, joined by colleagues from the New Zealand Association for the Study of Religions.
Abstract submission deadline: 31 October. Read on...
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