The BSA is committed to providing a range of services for its membership including the really important constituency of postgraduate students. The BSA provides a wide range of events open to all including postgraduates - take a look at our forthcoming events.

Event Slides Available:  PhD to Published: Demystifying Publication for Postgraduate Researchers took place on 10 November 2023.  The workshop explored why we write for publication, our motivations and barriers, and the desire to show impact from our work. It also delved into the journal process – including open access – and discussed terminology, timescales, and traditions in academic writing.  

Forthcoming Postgraduate Events

Coordinated and organised by postgrads for postgrads, these events express the diversity and dynamism of the postgraduate experience. Regional Postgraduate Day Events provide a variety of events throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and they are an annual series in the BSA calendar. The BSA Annual Conference has dedicated Postgraduate events and networking sessions.

26 April 2024 (12-5pm)
Drug Policy and Drug Cultures – Ambiguities and Tensions
Room MB652B, 6th floor, Aston University

27 April 2024 (10:00-16:30)
Networks of Gender: Connecting Postgraduate Researchers Through Gender Research
Elm Bank Building, Mile Lane, Coventry University, CV1 4NS

7 May 2024 (10:30–16:30)
The Type of Art Matters: Exploring How Different Arts Inform Sociology Research
Violet Laidlaw Room, 6 Floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD

12 June 2024 (10am-5pm)
Being, Becoming and Belonging: Exploring Diasporic Identities
Doctoral College, Swan Room, 1.19, Elm Bank, Mile Lane, Coventry, CV1 2LQ (Hybrid)

Past Postgraduate Events

Take a look at our archive of past postgraduate events.