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The History of British Sociology in the Twentieth Century

A conference jointly sponsored by the British Academy and the British Sociological Association

13-14 May 2004

The British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1

A discussion of the history of Sociology in Britain will take place by eight well-known sociologists who will reflect on the discipline and the history. Commentators from neighbouring disciplines and countries will also provide their own perspective.


All those interested are welcome to attend, but because of limited space, it is essential to register in advance using the online booking form. For further details, please contact Angela Pusey at the British Academy on 020 7969 5264 Email:

Papers from this event were published in 2005 as British Sociology Seen from Without and Within, edited by A H Halsey & W G Runciman (British Academy Occasional Paper, 6).