Zygmunt Bauman, 1925 - 2017

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Research

Our research is organised around four interrelated and complementary themes

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Collection

The Bauman Institute is the home of a unique collection of published and unpublished works by Professor Zygmunt Bauman

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About us

The Bauman Institute was founded by Dr Mark Davis in September 2010 and is based in the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds. We now have research and teaching affiliations with academic colleagues and students in the Faculty of ArtsLeeds University Business School, and the Sustainability Research Institute with a shared focus on developing critical empirical analyses of social, economic, environmental and political life.

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Highlights

With the increasingly pressing need to renew and replace existing energy, transport and housing provision, infrastructure is once again high on the UK political agenda. But how democratic is our national infrastructure, and how are benefits and impact distributed?
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Our FITTER research project will provide the UK’s first sociologically-informed analysis of alternative finance, with specific regard to economic resilience.
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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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