4-5.30pm. ‘The Tourism Archive as Economic and Intellectual Infrastructure: Notes on Train Maya, Mexico’, presented by Matilde Córdoba Azcárate, UCSD, with M.E. Korstanje, Noel Salazar, Mimi Sheller, Manuel Ángel Santana Turégano, Christine Lundberg, Vassilios Ziakas & Ilia Alvarado-Sizzo.
4-5.30pm. The second discussion in our No Future? seminar series will focus on the work of Donna Haraway.
4-5.30pm. ‘Intimate Geopolitics of Mobility: Lauren Berlant and the Affects of Tourism’. Presented by Mary Mostafanezhad, UH Manoa & Roger Norum. Univ. of Oulu, with Graham Huggan, Ole B. Jensen, Jennie Germann Molz, Christine Lundberg, Vassilios Ziakas, Ilia Alvarado-Sizzo & Michael Haldrup.
Gurminder Bhambra and John Holmwood present and debate their much anticipated text Colonialism and Modern Social Theory. With respondents Manual Boatcă, S.Sayyid, and Adrian Favell.
4-5.30pm. ‘Unlonely Planet: Entangling for Good in Tourism Nature Cultures’. Presented by Kellee Caton, Thompson Rivers University, with Ana Maria Munar, Graham Huggan, Dominic Lapointe, Christine Lundberg, Vassilios Ziakas & Ilia Alvarado-Sizzo.

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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…
Leeds Social Sciences Institute / The Bauman Institute Professor Judy Wajcman Judy Wajcman will explore why technology is blamed for accelerating everyday life and yet we turn to digital devices for the solution during a talk that is being co-hosted by Leeds Social Sciences Institute / The Bauman Institute. The Professor of Sociology at the…