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Annual Debates

Our Annual Debates create a high-profile platform that inspires cross-disciplinary dialogue between academics, students and non-academic audiences

  • Our debates are generously sponsored by Sage
  • Our 2024 Annual Debate will form part of the ESRC's 2024 Festival of Social Science (date tbc)

Watch our 2023 Annual Debate
The fragile worker: stigma, illness and disability in the contemporary [western] workplace
Dr.Jennifer Remnant, Work, Employment And Organisation, Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde

Why do some disabled people opt not to disclose their diagnoses or symptoms to their employers and choose not to access workplace support? What lies beneath these choices and what are the workplace implications? 
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Watch our 2022 Annual Lecture
Cross-disciplinary Conversations: Sites for Decolonising Conceptual Frames and Methodologies
Professor Vineeta Sinha, Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore.
An eclectic mix of disciplines and research methodologies is crucial for theorising socio-economic, political, cultural, and religious domains. However, in a refreshed take on an old problematic, in a commitment to ‘post-colonial’ and ‘de-colonial’ frames, this lecture proposed that these border crossings create opportunities for focusing a critical lens on existing disciplinary conceptual frameworks and methodologies.
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