Revisiting Moral Panics, Seminar 1/3
Location: John McIntyre Conference Centre, University of Edinburgh, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park, Edinburgh, EH16 5AY
Date: 23 November 2012
Theme: Moral Panics and the Family
This is an ESRC research seminar. Find out about our other research seminars.
We live in a world that is increasingly characterised as full of risk, anger and threat. Every day a new social issue emerges to assail our sensibilities and consciences.
This first seminar in the series will examine some 21st century social issues and anxieties.
- Professor Erich Goode and Professor Nachman Ben-Yehuda - co-authors of Moral Panics the Social Construction of Deviance
- Professor Angela McRobbie, author of Zoot Suits and Second-Hand Dresses and many other books on feminism and cultural studies
- Professor Chas Chritchley, author of several books on the theme of moral panics and the media
- Seminar 1: Edinburgh, 23 November 2012
- Seminar 2: Bath, 17 May 2013
- Seminar 3: Cardiff, 22 November 2013
Places are limited so we advise you to book early. You can find further information and booking details on the Revisiting Moral Panics seminar website.