Aims and Objectives
»» To provide an organizational context in which to bring together academics and researchers from a number of areas within sociology who have an interest in the visual;
»» To provide a forum to allow for the critical development, building and elaboration of visual sociological theorizing and related discourses;
»» To develop new and refine existing visual sociological methodologies;
»» To develop professional practice protocols for the ethics of visual sociological research;
»» To create a context in which professional networking and constructive interdisciplinary communication can take place;
»» To seek a professional interaction with the International Visual Sociology Association (IVSA); its intellectual explorations and its established hub for visual sociologists