Interview

Interview: Discussing PREVENT with Dr Kay Inckle (2 of 2)

Part II of interview with Kay Inckle by Ronda Daniel

This discussion surrounded both the current political climate, as well as the current state of sociology, in the discussion of Prevent, ‘The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act’, implemented in 2015.

Kay: I remember when the Prevent legislation was first being developed that I received an e-mail by accident, and which was later recalled, about staff […]

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    Interview: Discussing feminism, embodiment and self-harm with Dr Kay Inckle (1 of 2)

Interview: Discussing feminism, embodiment and self-harm with Dr Kay Inckle (1 of 2)

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Part I of interview by Ronda Daniel

Kay is currently the lecturer and teacher for the course SO211: The Sociology of Health and Medicine, covering for Carrie Friese. She also lectures on other courses, including SO100 (social theory) SO201 (sociological analysis) SO401 (qualitative research methods).

R: Can you tell me a bit about your path to the LSE? […]

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    Interview: “Fight with hope, fight without hope, but fight absolutely” with Mike Davis

Interview: “Fight with hope, fight without hope, but fight absolutely” with Mike Davis

When in late April Bernie Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont a democratic socialist but not a Democrat, announced that he would run for president in the Democratic Party primary no one could imagine the wide social support that he would win during his electoral campaign. If Bernie Sanders wins the Democrats’ nod, it will be the most unexpected result of the […]

Are We Living In An Urban Vortex? An interview with Suzi Hall (2 of 2)

Part II of Maria-Christina Vogkli’s interview with Suzi Hall. Part I can be found here.

 

MC: Being an urban ethnographer, how do you think that this methodology sheds light on the interconnection between the street, the local and the global?

S: Ethnography is always my enter point into exploring a social process. So, although migration is fundamentally about the global organization of […]

Are We Living In An Urban Vortex? An interview with Suzi Hall (1 of 2)

Last week Maria-Christina Vogkli met with Dr Suzi Hall, an urban ethnographer within the Sociology department at the LSE, to talk about London, the housing crisis, and all things urban.

 

Maria-Christina: To what extent has London changed throughout recent years? What role has super-diversity played when it comes to how migrant participation has shaped London’s urban space and life?

Suzi: London has changed […]

Discussing Gender: an interview with Dr Suki Ali

by Aisling Sweeney, second-year sociology undergraduate.

 

Dr Suki Ali is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at the LSE. She previously taught at Goldsmiths College, the Institute of Education and the University of Greenwich. Her main theoretical interests focus upon feminist postcolonial theory, psychoanalysis, research methodologies, visual culture, and theories of identification and embodiment. Her work centralises the interplay […]

December 9th, 2015|Gender, Interview|0 Comments|

Social Theory and the Sociological Imagination: an interview with Nigel Dodd (2 of 2)

Part II of our interview with Nigel Dodd, LSE Professor of Sociology, interviewed by Riad Azar. Part I can be found here.

 

Azar: Your research points to a relationship between money and the Westphalian order of nation-states, one which endows national currencies with authority and legitimacy. But you go further by introducing scalar relationships, showing how trends on the local and […]

Social Theory and the Sociological Imagination: an interview with Nigel Dodd (1 of 2)

Part I of our interview with Nigel Dodd, interviewed by Riad Azar.

 

Nigel Dodd is Professor in the Sociology Department at the LSE. He obtained his PhD from the University of Cambridge in 1991 on the topic of Money in Social Theory, and lectured at the University of Liverpool before joining the LSE in 1995. Nigel’s main interests are in the sociology […]

This Week: interviews with LSE Sociology faculty

Every day this week the blog will be featuring interviews with various members of faculty from the LSE Sociology department. These contain discussions about their research, the thinking behind it, and what they believe the future holds for their respective fields. Examples of topics covered include the nature of money, the complexity of gender, London housing, and urban ethnography. […]

December 7th, 2015|Interview|0 Comments|

Social Class in the 21st Century: an interview with Mike Savage

by Rebecca Mansell and Ronda Daniel

 

‘Social Class in the 21st Century’ is a new Penguin book written by Professor Mike Savage in collaboration with a team of sociologists, including the LSE’s Lisa Mckenzie, Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison. We spoke to Mike Savage, who is also head of the LSE’s sociology department, about the new book, how the team […]