Next week's TASA Thursdays event will be a Postgraduate & Early Career Researcher session hosted by Ben Lohmeyer with speaker Alex Norman - Western Sydney University - on Writing Abstracts: An essential skill that we never talk about. Thursday October 8, 12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST, via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83569746464?pwd=VTJOMTNzQ2pocXJuNHBRRVI2MUtpdz09. Meeting ID: 835 6974 6464. Passcode: 762096.
Journal of Sociology – incoming editors
Our call for expressions of interest to be the next Journal of Sociology editorial team (2021 - 2024) yielded some strong proposals. Thank you to all members who made a submission. The proposals were assessed at a recent Executive meeting. The TASA Executive are delighted to announce the next editorial team will be led by Helen Forbes-Mewett at Monash University.
Our warm congratulations are extended to all editorial team members:
Editor in Chief
- Helen Forbes-Mewett, Monash University
- JaneMaree Maher, Monash University
- Neil Selwyn, Monash University
- Bronwyn Carlson, Macquarie University
- Yolande Strengers, Monash University
- Brady Robards, Monash University
- Nicholas Hookway, University of Tasmania
- Naomi Pfitzner, Monash University
- Claire Tanner, Monash University
Book Review Editor
- Charishma Ratnam, Monash University
- Allegra Schermuly, Monash University
Our warm congratulations are also extended to long time TASA member and supporter Raewyn Connell whose book A massive 'Gender and Power: Society, the Person, and Sexual Politics' has been listed as one of the top ten academic book published in the past 10 years in The Australian's Research 2020 Magazine.
Sociology and Activism Thematic Group
Activism and Sociology Webinar 2020: Activist Research and Reflections during the 2020 Pandemic
Chair: Ann Lawless
- James Arvanitakis: Covid19 as a political actor.
- Bill Calcutt: Australian complacency and national responses to wicked social problems.
- Christian Mauri: Don't hit the nail on the head! Building relationships through shared activities.
- John McGuire: Pandemic Protest.
TOMORROW Friday October 2nd
10.30am-11.30 WAST, 12.30pm-1.30 AEST
Sociology of Emotions and Affect Thematic Group
Emotional Piths and Affective Provocations Seminar Series
Tiger Atmospheres and Geographies of Belonging
Monday October 12, 1:00pm - 2:30pm AEST
- Anna Hickey-Moody: Faith, secular attachments and outside belongings
- Michele Lobo: Tiger atmospheres and co-belonging in mangrove worlds
NextGen MEM ‘Conversations About’ Writing and Publishing for ECR and HDR Researchers
Wednesday, 28 October, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM AEDT.
An event for early career and higher degree researchers working on migration, ethnicity, multiculturalism and refugee related projects.
The session will be followed by an optional virtual co-writing session (from 3pm – 5pm).
Living in Crisis
Social Theory Thematic Group & Thesis Eleven
Friday 27th November, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM AEDT, online
Keynote Speakers: Deborah Lupton (UNSW), Craig Calhoun (Arizona State), Peter Vale (Stellenbosch) and Peter Beilharz (Sichuan, Curtin)
More details about our TASA 2020 virtual event Sociological Insights for the ‘now’ normal coming soon.
|TASA Thursdays - Save the date |
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.
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 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.
|Layton, R.A. (2020) Scottishness in Modern South Australia, Publisher: Author, Adelaide. ISBN: 978-0-646-82437-6. Available: Matilda Books, Stirling, SA. A Report for the Scottish Government. Note, the book is available to view here. |
Brooke Maria Hollingshead, Gary W. Dowsett & Adam Bourne (2020) ‘It's like getting an Uber for sex’: social networking apps as spaces of risk and opportunity in the Philippines among men who have sex with men, Health Sociology Review, DOI: 10.1080/14461242.2020.1820366
Alexandra James, Jennifer Power & Andrea Waling (2020) Conceptualising the continuum of female genital fashioning practices, Health Sociology Review, DOI: 10.1080/14461242.2020.1811749
Stephen Molldrem & Anthony K J Smith (2020) Reassessing the Ethics of Molecular HIV Surveillance in the Era of Cluster Detection and Response: Toward HIV Data Justice, The American Journal of Bioethics, 20:10, 10-23, DOI: 10.1080/15265161.2020.1806373
Koula Asimakopoulou, Vera Hoorens, Ewen Speed, Neil S. Coulson, Dominika Antoniszczak, Fran Collyer, Eliane Deschrijver, Leslie Dubbin, Denise Faulks, Rowena Forsyth, Vicky Goltsi, Ivan Harsløf, Kristian Larsen, Irene Manaras, Dorota Olczak‐Kowalczyk, Karen Willis, Tatiana Xenou & Sasha Scambler (2020) Comparative optimism about infection and recovery from COVID‐19; Implications for adherence with lockdown advice. Health Expectations.
Laura Tarzia (2020) Women’s Emotion Work in the Context of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence, Journal of Family Violence.
| |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
'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.
**TEACHING RESOURCE ALERT**
New: Sociology and the Covid-19 pandemic. Less than two weeks after COVID-19 had been declared a pandemic, Health Sociology Review guest editor Deborah Lupton disseminated a call for abstracts, with a timeline for submission, peer review and publication designed to publish a COVID-19 special section as quickly as possible. This video is a snapshot of the special section authors' comments depicting sociology's trait in understanding the impacts of the pandemic around the globe.
New: Data and Reporting Analyst
Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative
Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 7th October, read on...
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|Other Events, News & Opportunities |
New: What's happened to international students since COVID-19? Work, incomes, & wellbeing indicators in a follow-up survey
2020 Conversations Webinar Series: Critical junctures: Reimagining regulatory governance
In a period of months, political and economic institutions across the world have been thrown into crisis by the spread of Covid-19. Leaders find themselves confronted by a series of critical junctures, moments of decision that will carry wide-ranging and long-lasting consequences for the basic structure of our societies.
- Webinar 1 - Data, October 6 (chaired by fellow member Kate Henne)
- Webinar 2 - Virus, October 13
- Webinar 3 - Corporations, October 20
- Webinar 4 - Complexity, October 27
Online Teaching Pathways for Early-Career Criminologists & Sociologists
7 & 8 October
This conference is specifically aimed at Sociology and Criminology ECRs and PhDs, to address challenges and opportunities for online teaching in the digital age and during the current global pandemic.
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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