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British Sociological Association

Work, Employment and Society Conference 2010

Tuesday 7th – Thursday 9th September 2010

Brighton Dome and the University of Brighton

The early booking deadline for the BSA Work, Employment and Society Conference is approaching. Bookings received after 1st August incurs a £50 late fee.

Conference Theme: Managing Uncertainty: A New Deal?

Plenary speakers:

– Eileen Appelbaum (Rutgers, USA)

– Claus Offe (Berlin)

– Jennifer Klein (Yale, USA)

– Chris Tilly (UCLA, USA)

– Michel Lallement (Paris)

– David Lane (Cambridge)

– Pun Ngai (Hong Kong)

– Jill Rubery (Manchester)

– Premilla D’Cruz and Ernesto Noronha (Ahmedabad)

– Enrique de la Garza Toledo (Mexico)

– Analias Torres (Lisbon)

– Endre Sik (Budapest)

– Colette Fagan (Manchester)

For more information and to book online  please visit or email any enquiries to

Book now! We hope to see you at the conference in Brighton in September!

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The 8th Crossroads Conference in Cultural Studies will be hosted by the Department of Cultural Studies jointly with Kwan Fong Cultural Research & Development Programme of Lingnan University in HONG KONG during June 17-21, 2010. Please check the details at our conference website:

This year we are very pleased to have invited the following keynote and plenary speakers:

   * Katherine GIBSON (Australia)

   * Tony BENNETT (UK/Australia)

   * Anne BALSAMO (US)

   * Nilufer GOLE (Turkey/France)

   * Josephine HO (Taiwan)

   * Sandro MEZZADRA (Italy)

   * PUN Ngai (China)

   * Vinod RAINA (India)

   * Andrew ROSS (US)

   * Catherine WALSH (Ecuador)

As always, we are open to all innovative topics in Cultural Studies. There is certainly no boundary of your scholarly thinking; however, we do have some suggested topics listed in the section “Topic Suggestions” in the conference website as food for thoughts. Please also refer to the section on “Panels and Proposals” in the conference website for the submission guidelines.

Please submit your proposals by *December 31st, 2009* to the Academic Programme Sub-committee at:

We look forward to receiving your proposals soon!

Crossroads 2010 Academic Programme Sub-committee

Academic Director: Professor Meaghan MORRIS, Department of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University

Committee Members:

* Professor Stephen Ching-kiu CHAN, Dept of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University

* Professor John Nguyet ERNI, Dept of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University

* Dr Helen GRACE, Dept of Cultural & Religious Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

* Professor Mette Anne HJORT, Dept of Philosophy, Lingnan University

* Dr Po-keung HUI, Dept of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University

* Dr Wing-sang LAW, Dept of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University

* Dr Angel LIN, Dept of English, City University of Hong Kong

* Dr Shuang SHEN, Dept of Chinese, Lingnan University

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