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I happen to believe that questions are hardly ever wrong; it is the answers that might be so. I also believe, though, that refraining from questioning is the worst answer of all.
The second talk in our series reflecting upon the relevance of Bauman's work to current concerns in post-colonial and decolonial theory
The third talk in our series reflecting on reading Bauman in the light of critiques of Eurocentrism and the transformative challenge of decolonial thought
Our closing talk, and also a celebration of the recent award to Griselda Pollock of the 2020 Holberg Prize, Norway's equivalent to the Nobel Prize for critical theory
Bauman’s biographer Izabela Wagner and deputy director of Bauman Institute Jack Palmer will be featured in a special webinar co-sponsored by the BSA Theory Study Group and the Bauman Institute online on 2 December 12-1pm. Further information and registration for this event here: https://baumaninstitute.leeds.ac.uk/events/bsa-theory-study-group-the-life-and-work-of-zygmunt-bauman/
As the Bauman Institute celebrates its tenth anniversary, Prof Adrian Favell has become the new Director of the Bauman Institute. Founding Director Mark Davis will continue to play a key role in the direction of the Institute. Adrian is well known as a political theorist of citizenship and multiculturalism, and is working on a new book for Polity Press in migration theory.
CMIs are being hailed as a breakthrough for hard-pressed councils to achieve their climate targets – and transform their relationship with residents.