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Special Online Workshop:

How can social theory make sense of living in this time of crisis

Presented by TASA Social Theory Thematic Group in conjunction with Thesis Eleven

Friday 27 November 2020

We are currently living in time marked by unprecedented social, economic and political challenges wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our social landscapes have changed dramatically, and we are in largely unknown territory for the foreseeable future. Many of the consequences of and responses to the pandemic include issues that relate heavily to social theoretical terrain – justice, inequality, disparity, risks, vulnerability, crisis, political and social change and democracy. In this workshop, we aim to make sense of these issues by considering how, and the extent to which, contemporary and classical social theory can help us understand our current crisis.

It is with the above in mind that the Social Theory…

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