Category Archives: Cluster News

2022 Best Student Paper Award

The Urban Sociology Research Cluster’s first annual Best Student Paper Award has been awarded to Andrew Crosby for his paper “A ‘Framework for Social Destruction’: Community Well-being and Domicide in the Liveable City.” Andrew is a PhD Candidate in the … Continue reading

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USRC Twitter Account

The Urban Sociology Research Cluster is now active on Twitter. Follow us at @csa_urbansoc for the latest news and happenings in urban sociology.

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Best Student Paper Award

The Urban Sociology research cluster is now accepting submissions for our Best Student Paper Award. The paper should be sociological work that seeks to understand human interactions and institutions in urban areas. This includes research on topics that explore the … Continue reading

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Urban Sociologist Elected as Mayor of Calgary

October 18, 2021 was a momentous day for the discipline of sociology and particularly for those of us in the sub disciplinary field of urban sociology. Jyoti Gondek is the first woman ever to be elected as Mayor of the … Continue reading

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2021 Research Cluster Meeting

The Urban Sociology Research Cluster will be held on Monday, May 31st from 3:00 – 4:00PM (Mountain Time) online. Further information available here: https://www.csa-scs.ca/conference/session/urban-sociology-research-cluster-meeting/

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Urban Sociology Research Workshop

The Urban Sociology Research Cluster is hosting a workshop on Friday, September 23 @1:30pm (EST) on Zoom. Join the Urban Sociology Research Cluster for an informal meeting where academics of varied backgrounds (graduate students, early-career researchers, tenured faculty) present and … Continue reading

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2019 Research Cluster Meeting

The Urban Sociology Research Cluster will be held on Thursday, June 6th from 5:15PM – 6:15PM in ANGU 350 at the University of British Columbia. Given that we are in the early phases of formation we are meeting to discuss the … Continue reading

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Welcome to the New Urban Sociology Research Cluster!

Welcome to the new urban sociology research cluster of the Canadian Sociology Association. This cluster provides a platform for Canadian researchers working in the domain of urban sociology. We welcome sociologists whose work seeks to understand human interactions and institutions … Continue reading

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