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TASA 2016

The Australian Sociological Association’s Annual Conference was held in Melbourne this year, just as I was there visiting Beyond Behaviour Change and the Centre for Urban Research at RMIT. 130 more words

Institutional Rhythms

Project: Ethical Jewellery

Throughout 2014 and 2015 I had the pleasure of being part of a team working on a project about ethics in the jewellery industry. At the time we produced a report of findings; the first part of the report deals with the pressures on the industry, the second reflects on findings about consumers. 219 more words


Publication: Health and Place

A new special issue in Health and Place on Exercise and Environment and edited by Russell Hitchings and Alan Latham will be published shortly. I have an article in this issue which is available online now… 40 more words

Practice Theory

Seminar for Centre for Urban Research

I gave a seminar at the Centre for Urban Research at RMIT. Here are links to the abstract and the slides. My talk was recorded and you can listen to it below.

Institutional Rhythms

Review of The Manchester School: Practice and Ethnographic Praxis in Anthropology (Evens & Handelman 2006)

The Manchester School: Practice and Ethnographic Praxis in Anthropology. T.M.S. Evens & Don Handelman (eds). 2006. Oxford/New York: Berghahn. x + 334 pp.

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Ph.D. Reading Group: Rouse on Practice Theory

Today the DEMAND Ph.D. Reading Group discussed Rouse’s chapter on Practice Theory in the Handbook of the Philosophy of Science. Rouse gives an excellent account not just of various lineages of theories of practice, but how those ideas have traveled from Wittgenstein and Heidegger to Giddens, Bourdieu, Butler, MacIntyre and more recent debates from Turner, Schatzki etc. 95 more words

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