Not long now until TASA Thematic Week (#TASA2021)! TASA Thematic Week has many features of our in-person conference and more including:
- Postgraduate Day (Monday 22 November);
- Professoriate Meeting (Monday 22 November);
- Networking session (meet fellow sociologists) (Tuesday 23 November);
- Presidential address (Tuesday 23 November);
- Prize Presentations (Tuesday 23 November);
- Annual General Meeting (Tuesday 23 November);
- Acknowledgement of Country (featuring a complication of Acknowledgement of Country videos from TASA members) (Wednesday 24 November);
- Keynote Presentations from A/Prof Christy Newman (Wednesday 24 November) and A/Prof Farida Fozdar (Friday 26 November);
- Plenary session on “Working beyond academia in and outside of universities” (Thursday 25 November);
- Networking opportunities for higher degree research students, early career researchers, independent researchers, mid-career researchers, and those who are precariously employed (Wednesday 24 November); and
- TASA Thematic Group meetings (Wednesday 24 November and Friday 26 November).
In addition, during #TASA2021, there will be:
- Six panel sessions; and
- Twenty concurrent paper presentation sessions.
There is also a special tribute to Emeritus Professor Gary Bouma, who died at age 79 during 2021. This tribute – scheduled for Wednesday 24 November at 9:10am – marks Professor Bouma’s significant contributions to sociology including as a mentor.
Convener – TASA Thematic Week