About Us

The Bauman Institute for Sociology and Social Theory is an international research and teaching centre founded at the University of Leeds by Dr Mark Davis.

Collectively, we are motivated to develop new theoretical and applied insights from interdisciplinary social science research with a particular focus upon analysing social processes of power and inequality in order to make the world fairer, more equitable, and more sustainable for all citizens.

As well as drawing upon the full range of cultural, economic, and political sociology and social theory, we are inspired by the sociological imagination of Zygmunt Bauman, which we seek to extend and to test against current and emerging global realities.

We are each actively involved in the exploration, application and empirical testing of sociological ideas through a number externally funded research projects, and we are part of an international network with a shared commitment to tackling the grand challenges of the twenty-first century.

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The Bauman Institute
School of Sociology and Social Policy
Rooms 12.42 – 12.44
Social Sciences Building
University of Leeds
LS2 9JT
United Kingdom

Bauman Institute, Social Sciences Building

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