A two-day ‘Mundane Methods’ extravaganza taking place at the University on Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th November, as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2016.
The two days are jam-packed with talks, workshops, discussions and gatherings that are all free to attend and open to the public. There’s also a social event on the Monday evening with refreshments. Many colleagues in the university are involved in helping us to deliver the event. All you need to do is sign up!
Here’s a brief look of what’s taking place:
Monday 7th November
10.00-11.00 – Keynote by Prof. Sue Heath (Sociology and Morgan Centre, UoM) ‘The art of everyday life: urban sketching meets sociology’ *
11.30-13.00 – Smellscapes Workshop by Chris Perkins (Geography, UoM)
14.00-15.00 – Material Methods Workshop by Helen Holmes (Sociology, SCI and Morgan Centre, UoM)
15.30-17.30 – Walking Tour, Oxford Road by Steve Millington (Geography, MMU)
17.30-19.30 – Social Gathering ft. Everyday Austerity exhibition, Samuel Alexander Building foyer *
Tuesday 8th November
10.00-11.30 – Postgrad Lightning Talks, ALB Ground Floor Common Room (ft. PhD researchers from SEED, SoSS, SALC at UoM)
12.00-13.00 – Lessons in Loitering Workshop, by Morag Rose (Urban Studies, University of Sheffield)
14.00-15.00 – Everyday Ethics Workshop, by Sarah Marie Hall (Geography, UoM)
15.30-17.00 – Kitchen Table Discussions *
For more info and for times, rooms etc., see https://mundanemethods.wordpress.com/. Please help us spread the news about the event – to colleagues, friends, family, PhD researchers, postgrads, undergrads, neighbours and strangers. Oh, and * = refreshments provided, should that help to tempt you!