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Forthcoming Sociological Events

Our aim is to provide details of sociological events taking place worldwide, if you would like your event to appear in this listing please contact Donna Willis with details.  The events are chronologically ordered for your convenience.   Why not visit our Call for Papers page.


23 April 2014

The 6th Israeli Conference for the Study of Contemporary Religion and Spirituality
Tel Aviv University, Israel 

24 April 2014
Economy and Society in the West and Beyond
University of York, UK 

25-26 April 2014
Why Discourse Matters? Graduate Conference on Theoretical and Methodological Practices of Discourse Approaches
Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany 

27–30 April 2014
Second International Conference on Mega-Events and the City
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

28 April 2014
2014 International Social Sciences Post-Graduate Conference: Access and Opportunity in the Social Sciences
University of York, UK 

28 April 2014
Portraying Ageing: Cultural Assumptions and Practical Implications
British Library Conference Centre, London, UK 

29 April 2014
The Best Years of our Lives? Body, Brain and Well-Being
Assembly Hall, Edinburgh, UK

29 April 2013
Counting the Costs? Resources, Austerity and Older LGBT People
University of Surrey, UK 

1-3 May 2014
CAQDAS 2014 Conference - Past, Present & Future: 25 Years of CAQDAS
Horsley Park, Surrey, UK 

2 May 2014
Church Growth and Decline in a Global City: London, 1980 to the Present
University of London, UK 


7 May 2014
BSA Weber Study Group: Max Weber, Markets and Economic Sociology (organised with the Social Theory Centre at the University of Warwick)
University of Warwick, UK - BOOK NOW!

7–9 May 2014
VI Conference on Childhood Studies
University of Oulu, Finland 

8-10 May 2014

NeuroGenderings III – The 1st international Dissensus Conference on brain and gender
University of Lausanne, Switzerland 

8-9 May 2014
Understanding Hate Crime: Research, Policy & Practice
University of Sussex, UK 


9-10 May 2014

The Welfare Sate in Portugal in the Age of Austerity

University of Lisbon, Portugal

9–11 May 2014
BISR Postgraduate Conference: Inside/Outside/In-Between: Perspectives on Space, Power and Subjectivities
Birkbeck, University of London, UK 

10 May 2014
Nationalism, Patriotism, Ancient and Modern
University of Warwick, UK


12 May 2014
BSA Social Network Analysis Group - Mixed Methods Approaches to Social Network Analysis (organised with with University of Greenwich and Middlesex University)
Middlesex University, UK - BOOK NOW! 

12-13 May 2014
From Diffusion of Practices to Practices of Diffusion: Workshop on the Circulation of Ideas, Procedures and Regulations in Culture, Law and Economy
Warsaw, Poland 

12-14 May 2014
Herrenhausen Conference: Re-Thinking Social Inequality
Herrenhausen Palace, Hanover, Germany 


14 May 2014
BSA Applied Qualitative Health Research Special Interest Group One Day Symposium
Newcastle University, UK - BOOK NOW! 


14-15 May 2014
ATLAS.ti Training Workshop (2 days)
University of Surrey, UK 

16 May 2014
BSA West Midlands Medical Sociology Group: 'Under-served' or 'Hard to Reach'? Community and participatory approaches in health research
Coventry University, UK - BOOK NOW!

16 May 2014
Tangentially Queer: A Workshop on the Field Formation of Queer Theory
London School of Economics, UK

17-18 May 2014
Health and Humanitarian Responses in Complex Emergencies - short course
University of Oxford, UK

17-18 May 2014
Statelessness and International Law - short course
University of Oxford, UK 

19-21 May 2014
British Association for the Study of Spirituality Third International Conference: Spirituality in a Challenging World
Ashridge House, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, UK 

21-22 May 2014
HEA Social Sciences Annual Learning and Teaching Conference - Teaching forward: the future of the Social Sciences
The Studio, Birmingham, UK 

21-23 May 2014
The Future of Social Relations: Rethinking Prejudice and Togetherness in Times of Crisis
Cutler’s Hall, Sheffield, UK 

22-23 May 2014
Internation Conference - Revealing Lives: Women in Science 1830-2000
The Royal Society, London, UK 

23 May 2014
A Cultural History of the World Cup
British Library Conference Centre, London, UK 


28 May 2014
A place where we belong: citizenship in dialogue in five cities in Europe
University of Bradford, UK

28-30 May 2014
Healthy longevity – Where you live or how you live?
John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh, UK


29 May 2014
BSA Regional Postgraduate Event: The Sociology of Technologically Mediated Reproduction
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK - BOOK NOW! 


30 May 2014
4th Annual Equality Lecture - Tom Shakespeare on Enabling Equality: from disabling barriers to equal participation
British Library Conference Centre, London, UK - BOOK NOW!

30-31 May 2014
Representing and Remembering Slavery in the Americas
University of York, UK 


31 May 2014
BSA Teaching Group Regional Conference PROGRAMME
University of Surrey, UK - BOOK NOW!

2 June 2014
Introduction to Qualitative Interviewing
University of Surrey, UK 


3 June 2014
BSA Regional Postgraduate Event: Exploring narrative approaches to research and re-presentation in the late postmodern era
Open University, Milton Keynes, UK - BOOK NOW!


6 June 2014
BSA Early Career Theorists’ Symposium
London School of Economics, UK - FULLY BOOKED

6 June 2014
Perspectives on Conflict: Exploring legal and other forms of regulation
University of Glasgow, UK 

7 June 2014
Caring in Crisis? Communications and Public Reactions to Humanitarian Crises and International Development Causes
Birkbeck, University of London, UK 

7-8 June 2014
CDAS Conference 2014: Social Death
Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institute (BRLSI), Bath, UK 


9 June 2014
BSA MedSoc Early Career Researcher Summer Event
Cardiff University, UK - Abstract submission deadline: 11 April 2014 *Extended deadline*


11 June 2014
East Midlands Medical Sociology Group Event
De Montfort University, UK - BOOK NOW!


11-12 June 2014
NVivo Introductory Training Workshop
University of Surrey, UK 

12 June 2014
Missio Dei? Evangelicalism and the New Politics
University of Chester, UK 

12 June 2014
Blood Donor Policies and 'Men Who Have Sex With Men': An International Symposium
King's College London, UK 


12 June 2014
BSA Education Study Group Conference - Making a market in higher education: Changing landscape, continuing inequalities?
Sheffield Hallam University, UK - BOOK NOW! 

12-13 June 2014
International Interdisciplinary Conference - Sensing War: war, violence, militarism, bodies, sensation
London, UK

12–13 June 2014
Where now for social justice? The marginalisation of young people in the UK
Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent, UK 

12-13 June 2013
3rd Annual MMU Football Conference: Football and Communities of Resistance
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK 

13 June 2014
Radical Negativity: Interrogating productive possibilities for negative states of being
Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

13 June 2014
BSA Regional Postgraduate Event: Youth Activism and Resistance PROGRAMME
University of Leicester, UK - BOOK NOW! 


13 June 2014
BSA Regional Postgraduate Event - Pace, Penalty and Pirouette: The Sociology of Physical Culture
Glasgow Caledonian University, UK - BOOK NOW! 


18 June 2014
BSA Regional Postgraduate Conference: Citizenship in the 21st Century: Sociological, Political and Cultural Perspectives - PROGRAMME
University of Huddersfield, UK - BOOK NOW! - Abstract submission deadline:  23 April 2014

18 June 2014
Migration and Welfare Conference: Political Discourses and Public Attitudes in European States
City University London, UK

19-20 June 2014
Troubling Narratives: Identity Matters
University of Huddersfield, UK

19-22 June 2014
ASA14 Decennial: Anthropology and Enlightenment
The Surgeons' Hall, Edinburgh, UK 

20 June 2014
‘Dear North, Dear South…’ Workshops, Performances & Poems on the ‘North-South’ Divide
London South Bank University, UK 

23-25 June 2014
Moderation and its Discontents: Religion, Rights and Social Justice
University of Warwick, UK

23 June-4 July 2014
7th Annual Summer School on Black Europe: Interrogating Citizenship, Race and Ethnic Relations
Amsterdam, Netherlands


24 June 2014
BSA Regional Postgraduate Event - Mapping Feminisms: Feminist Histories and Futures

Edinburgh University, UK - BOOK NOW! - Abstract submission deadline:  19 May 2014

24-25 June 2014
Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies 50 Years On
University of Birmingham, UK

25 June 2014
Power Up Your Product Innovation
University of Surrey, UK 

25 June 2014
MAXQDA Training Workshop
University of Surrey, UK 


25-27 June 2014
International Conference A Child's World – Next Steps
Aberystwyth University, Wales, UK 

26-27 June 2014
Visual In-Sights Conference 2014 - Visual In-Sights: Theory, Method, Practice
Newcastle University, UK 

26-28 June 2014
2014 Annual Global Studies Association Conference: Cultural Encounters and Global Connectivity
York St John University, UK 

30 June 2014
BSA Food Study Group Conference 2014: Food and Society
British Library Conference Centre, London, UK - BOOK NOW!

30 June 2014
Focusgroup+ Re-designing products & services with end users
University of Surrey, UK

30 June-1 July 2014
CRONEM Annual Conference 2014: Sex, Gender and Europe
University of Surrey, UK


30 June-1 July 2014

Summer Conference and Intellectual Party 2014
Lancaster University, UK 


30 June–4 July 2014
Key Concepts and Methods in Ethnography, Language and Communication
King's College, London, UK


1 July 2014

BSA Food Study Group Workshop - Doing Food Research: Qualitative Approaches - Programme and Workshop Details

University of Westminster, London, UK - BOOK NOW!


1-4 July 2014
Cultural Difference and Social Solidarity Network 4th International Conference: Differences, Solidarities and Digital Technologies
Middle East Technical University, Cyprus 

2–4 July 2014
An international conference: How do education systems shape educational inequalities?
Centre Culturel de Rencontre Abbaye of Neumünster, Luxembourg City 


2-4 July 2014
BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group Annual Conference 2014: Religion & Crisis
University of Sussex, UK

4 July 2014
BSA Gender Study Group and BSA Youth Study Group Joint, One Day Seminar: Masculinities, Adaptation and Difference
BSA Meeting Room, Imperial Wharf, London, UK - BOOK NOW! 

7–8 July 2014
Why Charity? The Politics and Ehtics of Charity
University of Brighton, UK
7-25 July 2014
International Summer School in Forced Migration
University of Oxford, UK
8 July 2014
Cardiff University, UK - BOOK NOW!

8-10 July 2014
DEMAND Centre Summer School
Lancaster University, UK - Apply by 16 April 2014

9-12 July 2014
British Society of Criminology Conference - Crime, Justice, Welfare: Can the Metropole Listen?
University of Liverpool, UK

10–11 July 2014
Centre for Sex, Gender and Sexuality Summer School 2014
Lindisfarne Centre, Durham University, UK

10-11 July 2014
ESRC Seminar Series - Critical Diversities: Policies, Practices and Perspectives
London South Bank University, UK

11 July 2014
CelebYouth’s End of Award Event
Brunel University, UK

11-13 July 2014
23rd BSA Auto/Biography Summer Conference 2014: People and Places
Wolfson College, Oxford, UK


13-19 July 2014
XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology - Facing an Unequal World: Challenges for Global Sociology
Yokohama, Japan

14-15 July 2014 
1st Annual BAGSS Conference (ABC): Migration and Integration Research
Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences, Germany 

14-16 July 2014
Social Policy Confronting Change: Resistance, Resilience and Radicalism
University of Sheffield, UK 

15-16 July 2014
Lifecourse Transitions: Opportunities for Sustainable Lifestyles?
University of Surrey, UK 

16 July 2014
NVivo Advanced Support Workshop (1 day)
University of Surrey, UK 

23 July 2014
ATLAS.ti Advanced Support Workshop (1 day)
University of Surrey, UK 


23-25 July 2014
Electronic Theses and Dissertations 2014
University of Leicester, UK 


24 July 2014
Human Reproduction Study Group Annual Conference
Lancaster University, UK - BOOK NOW! - Submission deadline: 5 June 2014


28 July–1 August 2014
Qualitative Research International Summer School
University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, UK

28– 31 July 2014
ALTERITY 2014 - Representing Alterity in society in crisis: the construction and representation of the Other in society and in texts
University of Genoa, Italy


30-31 July 2014
NVivo Training Workshop (2 days)
University of Surrey, UK 


July 2014
ESRC Research Seminar - Critical diversities @ the intersection: policies, practices, perspectives, Seminar 5
Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research, London South Bank University, London, UK

1-3 September 2014
UACES 44th Annual Conference
University College, Cork, Ireland 

1-3 September 2014
43rd Annual Conference of the British Society of Gerontology: New understandings of old age and the lifecourse
University of Southampton, UK

1-5 September 2014
Summer School: How to conduct practice-based studies in Social and Organizational Research
University of Warwick, Coventry, UK 

2 September 2014
Re-Imagining (the) Olympics
Mansfield College, Oxford, UK


3-5 September 2014
ESA Sociology of Religion Research Network: Religion in the Public Domain
Assembly Buildings, Belfast, Northern Ireland

3-6 September 2014
ESA Consumption Research Network Interim Meeting
O'Porto, Portugal


5 September 2014
BSA Sport Study Group Postgraduate Forum
Cardiff University, UK - BOOK NOW! - Abstract Submission deadline:  20 June 2014


10-12 September 2014

BSA Medical Sociology Annual Conference

Aston University, UK - BOOK NOW! - Abstract Submission deadline:  17 April 2014

10-12 September 2014
Dilemmas for Human Services 2014: Leadership in Public Services – Bridging the Management Gap?
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK

13 September 2014
FWSA Interim Event - Rethinking Sisterhood: The Affective Politics of Women’s Relationships
University of Bristol, UK 

15-17 September 2014
Disability Sport: Changing lives, changing perceptions?
Coventry University, UK 

18-20 September 2014
Mid-term conference of the ESA Research Network on Ageing in Europe - Ageing, Anti Ageing & Ageism: Constructions and Politics of Being Old in Europe 
Carinthia University of Applied Science, Klagenfurt, Austria 

22–26 September 2014
Gifts of Cooperation Masterclass
Zeche Zollverein, Essen, Germany 

2-4 October 2014
Autobiography International Conference
Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden 

22-24 October 2014
ELOA 2014 Conference - Innovations in older adult learning: Theory, research, policy
University of Malta, Valletta Campus 

30-31 October 2014
12th International Symposium for Olympic Research
Western University - London, Ontario, Canada 

3-5 November 2014

Knowledge, Culture, Economy International Conference
University of Western Sydney, Australia 

14 November 2014
BSA Social Aspects of Death, Dying and Bereavement (DDB) Study Group  Conference: Death, Inequality and Social Difference
BSA London Meeting Room, Imperial Wharf, London, UK - BOOK NOW! - Submission deadline:  19 September 2014


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