Radio 4's Thinking Allowed

Listen to sociological research on Radio 4's Thinking Allowed.  Many of the researchers featured on Thinking Allowed are BSA members, Laurie is a regular visitor and occasional speaker at BSA events and together with Thinking Allowed we offer the annual BSA/BBC Ethnography Prize for a study that has made a significant contribution to ethnography.

Thinking Allowed is a radio discussion programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Wednesday afternoons between 16:00 and 16:30 and repeated between 00:15 and 00:45 on Monday mornings. It focuses on the latest social science research and is hosted by Laurie Taylor, who was formerly a Professor of Sociology at the University of York. The programme was first broadcast in 1998. 

Occasionally, special editions of the programme are produced in co-operation with the Open University and you can find out more about these on the Open University website.