Activist, theorist and translator, Sabu Kohso, joins us from New York, with Ruskin School of Art’s Jason Waite, to discuss his new book with Duke UP
Invited discussants Dominic Lapointe, Ole B. Jensen, and Noel Salazar discuss Rodanthi Tzanelli’s recent and forthcoming new works.
Negative dialectics anyone? Jon Catlin (Princeton Univ.) and Jack Palmer discuss the contemporary relevance of Theodor Adorno’s hardcore Marxism
A workshop for graduate students in social and critical theory, with presentations of work in progress and feedback discussion

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The third talk in our series reflecting on reading Bauman in the light of critiques of Eurocentrism and the transformative challenge of decolonial thought
The second talk in our series reflecting upon the relevance of Bauman’s work to current concerns in post-colonial and decolonial theory
First talk in the series. To register for zoom links to this or any of the talks in the series, please email:
The opening discussion event in our open public lecture series “Militant Epistemologies” on Key Thinkers and their impact on Theory & Politics
Bauman’s biographer Izabela Wagner and deputy director of Bauman Institute Jack Palmer in conversation
First official BI event of the year: Peter Beilharz talks to SSP’s @_DrMarkDavis about his new book, ‘Intimacy in postmodern times: A friendship with Zygmunt #Bauman’. 8-9am 26 Nov. @SSPLeeds @adrianfavell @ManchesterUP Register for the online event
A symposium at the University of Leeds Please see the Call for Papers if you wish to take part in this symposium August 2019 will mark the 30th anniversary of Zygmunt Bauman’s monumental book Modernity and the Holocaust. The Holocaust, the late sociologist famously argued, was not the polar opposite of modernity or a pathological deviation from modernisation…
A training workshop to learn how investment-based crowdfunding can be used to support public sector project delivery, and gain a better understanding of local donation-based crowdfunding.
This transdisciplinary symposium will mark the second anniversary of the death of this renowned and internationally influential sociologist and cultural analyst. The symposium brings together international speakers to share new research on his biography, the historical shaping of his key concepts of the stranger, the exile, the refugee, his role in the theorizing of the…
A buffet lunch plus tea and coffee will be provided. In an age of financial crisis and fiscal austerity, can money and finance be a force for good? This event will launch the Bauman Institute’s report on the alternative finance movement in the UK. Download the report here Drawing upon interviews with senior figures in…