Forthcoming Events

The New Materialisms study group was established in July 2018.  We hope soon to announce our programme of activities for the coming year.

International event

New Materialism and the Sociology of Inequality. Class, Capital and Capacities

Western Sydney University Parramatta Campus South EA.2.13 (LT02)

Monday 25 February 2019 from 2pm to 4 pm

Paper 1: Class Matters: A New Materialist Approach.

Peta Hinton (Heinrich-Heine University, Germany).

Paper 2: Re-materialising Social Class.

Nick J Fox (University of Sheffield, UK).

In this seminar the speakers re-assess how sociology has explored social inequality.  They argue for a new materialist perspective that addresses the part non-human matter plays in social divisions.

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