mind and society 2.0 


Wed 6th and Thurs 7th April 2016 

This two-day workshop aims at exploring the current philosophical and ethnomethodological investigations of society. This workshop is organised around two hours session per speaker, with at least half of it dedicated to discussion and exchanges with participants.


DAY 1 – 6th April 2016

13.30 Welcome and registration

13.50 : Introduction to the workshop

14.00-16.00 Joint Session: Metaphors that frame and pictures that restrain. Cognitive Linguistics, Wittgensteinian Philosophy and the Pitfalls of Neglecting the Metaphilosophy? Phil Hutchinson (MMU) and Rupert Read (University of East Anglia)

16.00-18.00 (Mis)communication in interaction Chi-He Elder (UEA)

DAY 2 – 7th April 2016

10.00 – 12.00 Is there any such thing as social science evidence? Martin Hammersley (Emeritus Professor of Educational and Social Research, The Open University, Milton Keynes)

13.30 – 15.30 Sociology as a mismatch between problems and attempted solutions – Leonidas Tsilipakos, Greece.

16.00 – 18.00 Joint Session: Open Session / Wes Sharrock (University of Manchester) and Bob Anderson (University of Nottingham)

18.00 – 18.30  Conclusion and Perspective


Seminar Room 5.02 – New Business School

Manchester Metropolitan University

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Dr Phil Hutchinson

Free of charge, mandatory registration: marie.chollier@stu.mmu.ac.uk

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