Author name: Evelyn Miller

Podcasting the Sociological

Why does the world need a sociological podcast? Why now? And what does podcasting offer for a public and engaged sociology? These questions and more were explored in Podcasting the Sociological, the launch event for Uncommon Sense, the new podcast from The Sociological Review. The event, held on 10 May 2022, allowed viewers to find …

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Connected Sociologies: ‘Global Britain’ and the coloniality of British citizenship

Citizenship is commonly understood as offering equal rights. But looking into the history of this shows the struggles that accompanied this, the populations written out of the claim to these equal rights, and the global inequalities this produced in its wake. In this lecture, I consider ‘the coloniality of citizenship’ in the case of Britain’s …

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Departures – 400 Years of Emigration from Britain 9: Brits Abroad Today

Britain continues to be a major source of emigrants in the 21st century – not something we often hear about. So why do people leave the UK now and which countries do they choose to settle in? And how is emigration today affected by Britain’s colonial past? Mukti Jain Campion talks to sociologist Professor Michaela Benson of Lancaster …

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