Tag Archives: geography

September 11

The Value of Conferences & Blogs for Ph.D researchers

I explain to first year theory students that sociological theory is like lego blocks. We use them to build our knowledge. These blocks are our foundation, and also our tool for building our ideas and presenting them. Well, being a Ph.D student is no different. We have to be the complete package, market ourselves as […]

June 12

Researching Sexed Spaces: (Re)Imagining the Researcher and (Re)Discovering the ‘Other’ in Understanding Experiences of Exclusion

As you know, I am assisting Dr Emily Cooper in convening these two Sexed Spaces streams at the Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference 2014. Please look at the two sessions, Session 1 and Session 2. I am very excited for this event, we have an impressive line up of passionate and dynamic thinkers. Geographies of […]

May 15

Sex Work Researcher Day Out 2014

We are having a sex work postgraduate researcher day out in Blackpool on June 13th 2014. What started out as Dr Emily Cooper and I meeting up to celebrate Emily’s viva success (yay!) and talk research, has become an open invitation to those postgraduate students studying sex work. We will also have a few researchers […]

March 28

Call for papers! Blurred Lines: The Contested Nature of Sex Work in a Changing Social Landscape

We are very excited to announce our call for papers! Please note the extended deadline is 30th June 2014. Guest Edition – Graduate Journal of Social Science Call for Papers Blurred Lines: The Contested Nature of Sex Work in a Changing Social Landscape Editors:Gemma Ahearne, Leeds Metropolitan University Laura Connelly, University of Leeds Laura Jarvis-King, […]

January 31

Call for papers! Sexed Spaces

I am very excited to announce our call for papers. The deadline for abstracts is very tight, 11th February, so please do share widely and contact us for any extra information. The Royal Geographical Conference website is here 26th to 29th August 2014, held at Imperial College London. We aim for this to be a […]

January 17

University of Leeds Sex Work Conference 2014

I am on a high from the Postgraduate Bi-annual Sex Work Conference held yesterday, 16th January 2014, at the University of Leeds. Organised by Dr Teela Sanders Reader in Sociology at the University of Leeds and PhD students Laura ConnellyUniversity of Leeds and Lucy Binch University of Sheffield. If only this were a yearly event […]

December 31

Postgraduate Bi-Annual Sex Work Conference, January 2014

I am so excited and nervous in equal measure for this conference. It is being held at the University of Leeds on 16th January 2014 9am until 4pm, full details are here. I cannot wait to meet everyone, and hear all the different papers. I have included the draft programme below. The organisers are Dr […]