Category Archives: Sociology

Speculative Research: The Lure of Possible Futures

My new book Speculative Research (edited with Martin Savransky and Marsha Rosengarten) is out next month, published as part of the Routledge CRESC series. Here’s the blurb: “Is another future possible? So called ‘late modernity’ is marked by the escalating rise in and proliferation of uncertainties and unforeseen events brought about by the interplay between […]

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Studio Studies – out now.

Studio Studies: Operations, Topologies and Displacements, published by Routledge and part of the CRESC series, is not out.

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Centre for the Study of Invention and Social Process

I have recently accepted the role of Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Invention and Social Process (CSISP) alongside Michael Guggenheim and Marsha Rosengarten. I have been a member of CSISP, hosted by the Department of Sociology at Goldsmiths, since its inception in 2004, which was established by its first Director Andrew Barry and has […]

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Learning Design Through Social Science

  The book, About Learning and Design, has just been published by Bolzano University Press.  The book is an edited collection of contributions and interviews with design practitioners and academics, including an interview with me conducted by Alvise Mattozzi. In the interview we discuss the value of teaching Science and Technology Studies to design students.

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Speculation in Social Science

Last Friday I participated in a conference session at the British Sociological Association entitled ‘Speculation in Social Science: Novel Methods for Re-Inventing Problems’. The session was organised by Marsha Rosengarten, Michael Halewood, Jennifer Gabrys, Martin Savransky and myself as part of the Unit of Play. Here’s the session blurb from the conference handbook: “In this panel […]

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