If you know of any employment opportunities relevant to our membership, please email the details to Sally in TASA Admin so that they can be shared in subsequent newsletters.
If you missed last week's TASA Thursdays Postgraduate & Early Career Researcher session featuring TASA Secretary Ash Watson speaking on Autoethnography, you can catch up with that session here.
Today's TASA Thursdays Webinar will be 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 AEDT, via Zoom. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81061222922?pwd=MHBEWW91UTdrNWZ1cGI2M0VkTnovUT09. Meeting ID: 810 6122 2922. Passcode: 213883
Meeting ID: 871 0916 9257. Passcode: 828554
We're excited to advise that 221 people have registered for TASA 2020 so far. If you have registered yet, please do so before this coming Monday November 16th to allow time for us to set up your access to the conference platform.
|Annual Thematic Groups Conveners Meeting |
Please note: the email invitation disseminated recently regarding the Annual Thematic Groups Conveners meeting incorrectly had two dates listed. The meeting is set for Tuesday November 24th 12:00pm - 1:00pm AEDT.
|TASA Thursdays - Save the date |
Due to TASA 2020, there will be no TASA Thursdays event on November 23rd.
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 AEDT, via Zoom. Access details to be confirmed.
In case you are not aware, if you would like to list your latest publications in our newsletter please email the details to Sally in TASA Admin.
| |Robards, B., Byron, P., Churchill, B., Hanckel, B., Vivienne. S. (2020) ‘Tumblr as a Space of Learning, Connecting, and Identity Formation for LGBTIQ+ Young People’’ In A Tumblr Book: Platform and Cultures, edited by Allison McCracken, Alexander Cho, Louisa Stein, Indira Neill Hoch. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press https://doi.org/10.3998/mpub.11537055
| |Poynting, S. (2020) ‘Bill Gollan: 1904:1991’. In B. Boughton, D. Blackman, M. Donaldson, C. Shute and B. Symons (eds), Comrades! Lives of Australian Communists Sydney: SEARCH Foundation in association with the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, 91-4. [ISBN: 978-1-876300-00-5]
Michael James Walsh & Stephanie Alice Baker (2020) Clean eating and Instagram: purity, defilement, and the idealization of food, Food, Culture & Society, DOI: 10.1080/15528014.2020.1806636
Moensted, Maja Lindegaard (2020). Social Citizenship Aspirations: An Alternative Line of Analysis of the Social Reproduction of Youth Inequality. YOUNG. November 2020. doi:10.1177/1103308820966437
Moensted, Maja Lindegaard, Day, Carolyn & Buus, Niels (2020) Youth Practitioners’ Perspectives on Building Agency and Supporting Transitions with and for Young People Experiencing Disadvantage. Journal of Applied Youth Studies (JAYS). https://doi.org/10.1007/s43151-020-00026-0
Moensted, Maja Lindegaard (2020) . Examining Aspirational Horizons: Desirable and Achievable Futures for Disadvantaged Young People. Journal of Applied Youth Studies (JAYS) 3, 65–78 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s43151-020-00008-2
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)
| |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.
Volume 29, 2020 - Issue 3: Tech, Sex and Health: The Place of New Technologies in Sex, Sexual Health, and Human Intimacy
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: TOMORROW 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**
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.
| The Jobs Board enables you to view current employment opportunities. As a member, you can post opportunities to the Jobs Board directly from within your membership profile screen. |
| |La Trobe University Industry Research Scholarship – Parade College (Masculinities)
This prestigious scholarship, established by La Trobe University in partnership with Parade College, will be awarded to an outstanding applicant who is interested in exploring student voice and agency, masculinities, and LGBTQIA+ experiences.
Application deadline: 22 November. Read on...
PhD Scholarship - ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making +Society, UNSW Node
The purpose of the Scholarship is to support PhD candidates working on a topic related to the sociocultural aspects of automated decision-making in health or medicine under the supervision of Professor Deborah Lupton at the UNSW Node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making + Society.
Application deadline: Midday, December 10. Read on...
PhD Scholarship - Vitalities Lab, Centre for Social Research in Health/Social Policy Research Centre
The purpose of the Scholarship is to support PhD candidates working on a topic related to the Vitalities Lab led by Professor Deborah Lupton.
Application deadline: Midday, December 10. Read on...
Four PhD scholarships available
The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society
(1) Men, sex & sexuality, (2) Investigating sexual identity & gender orientation change efforts in Australia, (3) Infectious disease, gender & stigma & (4) Drugs, sex/gender & human rights
Note: the application deadline is different for each scholarship.
| 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 |
New: Call for presenters for the 2021 Anthropology and Sociology Seminar Series
If you are interested in being a part of the seminar series next year, please complete this form and email it back to Dorinda Thart.
New: International Journal on Homelessness (IJOH)
This is a new journal and you are invited to contribute to the first edition
|New: Cultural Interactions in Australia. |
Researchers at La Trobe University are seeking volunteer research participants to be involved in a study about interactions with different cultural groups within Australia. Questions will involve personal experiences and opinions regarding cultural groups- their interactions and mutual influence in society.
If you are 18 year or older, have been living in Australia for 5+ years, have access to the internet and are willing for your interview audio to be recorded, you are eligible to take part in this study.
If selected, the interview will take approximately 30 - 45 minutes of your time and will be conducted and recorded via Zoom or over the phone. After the interview, you will receive a $20 gift voucher for your contribution. Your participation is voluntary.
This research is conducted as part of a PhD thesis, submitted to the Department of Psychology and Counselling, La Trobe University.
For more information and to express your interest, please fill out the screening questionnaire here or contact Graduate Researcher, Ariane Virgona. Ethics approval number: HEC20396
Findable Trauma Data Project
| |TASA member Anna Denejkina is a co-lead on the Findable Trauma Data project, which was established to make traumatic stress research data FAIR: Findable, Accessible, Inter-operable, and Re-usable. The database being created will be an accessible index of trauma data resources for all researchers and research students globally. Importantly, the project team are not after access to any data: the aim of this project is to index existing trauma data resources and include basic information on the resource (e.g. geographic location, type and size of study, and whether / how it is accessible for use by others).
For further details about the project, a submission portal, and contact details, read on...
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