Featured output by Bauman Institute members

Philosophies of Modernity - Introduction to Analytical and Critical Social Theory L3: The Perfect Human. A sample lecture and introduction to social theory teaching from Adrian Favell's Philosophies of Modernity lecture series (at UCLA and Sciences Po, Paris).
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Andrew Wallace's recent piece for Discover Society explores what Rebecca Solnit calls the 'emotional terra incognito' of the pandemic crisis, and sources of potential hope in co-operative, pro-social behaviour.
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German Cosmopolitan Social Thought and the Idea of the West: Voices from Weimar. Austin Harrington's major recent work on German social thinkers of the Weimar era, published with Cambridge University Press (2016).
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Jack Palmer’s historical-sociological examination of the trajectories of Burundi and Rwanda to and through modernity, published with Routledge (2018).
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Katy Wright's forthcoming (2021) book with Routledge, Community Resilience: A Critical Perspective, offers an alternative perspective on the subject, drawing on critical social science insights about how people individually and collectively cope with adversity and risk.
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Maria Rovisco's co-edited book, Cosmopolitanism, Religion and the Public Sphere, with Routledge (2014) explores how cosmopolitanism -- as a philosophical notion, a practice and identity outlook -- can also shape and inform concrete religious affiliations.
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Mark Davis introduces his research on alternative finance that led to the launch of the UK’s first two Community Municipal Investments (CMIs) and reports on plans to extend the model.
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Rodanthi Tzanelli's groundbreaking new book (2021) investigates the clash between a desire for unfettered mobility and the prevalence of inequality, exploring how this generates frictions in everyday life and how it challenges the ideal of just cosmopolitanism.
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