Sociology departments on twitter

We’ve compiled a list of university sociology departments and social science faculties on twitter from all over the world. We keep this list updated as more and more departments start to use twitter, so please feel free to let us know if we’ve missed any in the comments section below and we’ll add you to the list. Happy following!



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If the Shoe Fits: Project film

This short film, produced by Sheffield Vision introduces the ‘If the Shoe Fits’ research project being conducted here in the department. The project is finding out how shoes contribute to people’s identities and the ways in which footwear enables them to move between move between identities, both on a daily basis throughout the life course. Shoes are currently high profile in advertising and they also play important roles in popular culture, as well as folklore and fairy tales. It is striking how often shoes are attributed with the capacity to change us, both men and women. Continue reading

Professor Richard Jenkins on Pierre Bourdieu

Professor Richard Jenkins was recently invited to join our PGR reading group discussion of Pierre Bourdieu. Using Richard’s text as a starting point, the discussion covers the enduring popularity of Bourdieu in contemporary sociology and the wider state of social theory. You can listen to the group below. Very many thanks to Richard for joining us and we hope you enjoy the discussion. Continue reading