The Department of Sociology records the majority of its public events for the benefit of online audiences. Visit our YouTube channel or browse the highlights below.
Angela Davis and Jackie Kay
In April 2019, the activist, scholar and political icon Angela Davis arrived in Cambridge for two prominent events: a public conversation with poet and novelist Jackie Kay, and a symposium titled “Pathways to Liberation: Celebrating Black British Feminisms” with Gina Dent.
Sociology Seminar Series
The Sociology Seminar Series is a showcase of sociological excellence on a broad range of contemporary topics.
These seminars are open to the public and recorded for future audiences.
Patricia Hill Collins
In November 2018, Patricia Hill Collins came to Cambridge to deliver the keynote lecture at the 50 Years of Sociology conference. In this video, Prof Collins reflects on her long and distinguished career in the field of Sociology, discussing critically the intersectional approach, alternative knowledge projects, and the core question that motivates her work: “What will it take for Black people to be free?”
Academics in Conversation
Outside of our Seminar Series, the Department has hosted a range of academics in conversation, including:
- White Privilege and the Myth of a Post-racial Society with Prof Kalwant Bhopal
- The University and Radical Change with Prof Raewyn Connell
On 24 April 2019, Dr Gina Dent delivered the keynote lecture at the “Pathways to Liberation: Celebrating Black Feminist Theory and Activism” symposium at Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge.