Events

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
Muneeb Hafiz (Lancaster University) and Rebecca Porter (SSP) discuss critical applications of the key decolonial thinker, Achille Mbembe
TBC. Molly Geidel (University of Manchester) and Nic Salazar-Sutil (UoL) discuss the postcolonial Bolivian theorist of indigenous identities and cultures
Book launch of a new edited volume of Zygmunt Bauman’s unpublished writings on Culture and Art

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What is the current status of Europe in a globalized world, and who gets to be or call themselves ‘European’? For those of you able to make it along, you may be interested in this event next week organised by Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies here at Leeds. Mark Davis: What struck me most…
The School of Sociology and Social Policy Alumni event at Leeds University on May 6th 2006 was a great success. Approximately 65 ex-students, undergraduates and postgraduates, and a number of past staff were able to attend. The highlight was the talk given by Prof. Zygmunt Bauman, “Liquid Modern Challenges to Education”. As usual his talk…