People

The Bauman Institute is part of a wider international network with a shared commitment to tackling the grand societal, economic and environmental challenges of the twenty-first century.

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Research

Our research is organised around four interrelated and complementary themes.

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Teaching

The team at the Bauman Institute are responsible for the MA Social and Political Thought programme for postgraduates within the School of Sociology & Social Policy.

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Thinking in Dark Times: Asssessing the Legacies of Zymunt Bauman’s Work

A transdisciplinary symposium at the University of Leeds, 16 - 17 January, 2019

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About us

The Bauman Institute is an international research and teaching centre, founded in the School of Sociology and Social Policy by Dr Mark Davis as a home the study of economic, historical and political sociology.

We are motivated to develop new insights and new directions of interdisciplinary social science research with a particular focus analysing social processes of power and inequality, with a view to making the world fairer, more equitable, and more sustainable for all citizens.

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Highlights

PROSEU is an EU-funded research project, bringing together 11 project partners from 7 European countries. It aims to enable the mainstreaming of the renewable energy Prosumer phenomenon into the European Energy Union.
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The purpose of Financing for Society is to assess the barriers and opportunities of crowdfunding as an option for public sector bodies to finance new, socially-beneficial infrastructure projects and to understand better the benefits of using this method of alternative financing.
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Following a donation by the Bauman family, we established an award for the best Dissertation submitted by a postgraduate student in the Institute in the form of a single payment of £1000.00.
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