Other Publications

'Obituary: Johan Goudsblom 1932–2020', Special Issue of Figurations, Newsletter of the Norbert Elias Foundation, March 2020.

'Korngold, Die Tote Stadt, Dublin 12 April 2019', Newsletter of the Wagner Society of Ireland, 2020.

‘Appreciation: Professor Eric Dunning, 1936–2019’, Network (Magazine of the British Sociological Association), 131 (Spring 2019), pp. 36–7. (Co-author: Ivan Waddington).

'Reflections on the Bayreuth Ring, Sky Arts, 30–31 July', Newsletter of the Wagner Society of Ireland, Autumn 2016. 

'Varieties of mutual identification: reflections on "respect" and "consideration"' [based on participant observation in a Dublin car park], Figurations: Newsletter of the Norbert Elias Foundation 40, July 2013.

‘Concluding Remarks: History, Sociology, Theory and the Fallacy of Misplaced Abstractness’ – forthcoming in the journal of the Bielefeld Graduate School of History and Sociology

‘Taste, Culture and History’, Petits Propos Culinaires 78, 2005: 23–31.

‘Introduction to “On the Eating of Meat”’, Food and History 2 (2) 2004: 9–13

‘“Plagiarism” and “Originality” – Diffusionism in the Study of the History of Cookery’. Petits Propos Culinaires 68, 2001, pp. 29–38.

‘The Decommissioning Impasse’. International Minds 9 (2) 1999: 10–13. (Co-authors: Kenneth Bishop, Mitch Elliott, Paul Stokes.)

‘High Theory or Low Deeds’: Report of Session 12, Sociological Association of Ireland 24th Annual Conference, Westport, May 1997. SAI Bulletin 91 (August/September) 1997: 4–5.

‘Subjects and Processes’. Newsletter of the Comparative and Historical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association 5 (1) October 1992: 1–5.

‘Much Depends on Table Manners’, in Marieke Brugman and Lois Butt, eds, Proceedings of the Sixth Symposium of Australian Gastronomy, Geelong 15–18 September 1991. Melbourne, 1992, pp. 97–104.

‘Food and Emotions’. Sociology of Emotions Newsletter, American Sociological Association, 7 (1) October 1992: 3–4. Also (in longer original form) in: Nexus (The Australian Sociological Association) 4 (4) 1992: 8–10.

‘Norbert Elias: Humanity, Civilisation and Power’ [in Chinese]. Twenty-first Century, vol. 7, Oct. 1991, pp. 53–64. [Published by Chinese University of Hong Kong.] Reprinted in: Explorations of Modernisation and Capitalist Civilisation. Shanghai, Joint Publishing Company, 1994.

‘The Teaching of Sociological Theory’, in Review of Sociology: Courses and Teaching. London: CNAA, 1988, pp. 6–9. (Co-author: John Rex)

‘Elle Cuisine’, Journal of Gastronomy 2 (4) 1986–7: 101–5. [Excerpt from All Manners of Food: critique of Roland Barthes’s writings on food.]

‘Food at the Late Stuart and Hanoverian Courts’, Petits Propos Culinaires 17, 1984: 22–29.

‘L’Art Culinaire and its British Contemporaries’, Petits Propos Culinaires 9, 1981: 44–48.

‘La décentralisation culturelle: rapport du colloque de Nuremberg’, Cahiers JEB 4, 1977: 149–65.