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Bauman’s biographer Izabela Wagner and deputy director of Bauman Institute Jack Palmer will be featured in a special webinar co-sponsored by the BSA Theory Study Group and the Bauman Institute online on 2 December 12-1pm. Further information and registration for this event here: https://baumaninstitute.leeds.ac.uk/events/bsa-theory-study-group-the-life-and-work-of-zygmunt-bauman/
As the Bauman Institute celebrates its tenth anniversary, Prof Adrian Favell has become the new Director of the Bauman Institute. Founding Director Mark Davis will continue to play a key role in the direction of the Institute. Adrian is well known as a political theorist of citizenship and multiculturalism, and is working on a new book for Polity Press in migration theory.
Further impact from Mark Davis’s Financing for Society project as a second UK council confirms it will offer a Community Municipal Investment option to local residents to help fund a £10M solar farm.
The Another Europe podcast interviewed Mark Davis and Bruce Davis about their work to democratise our economy through the public launch of Community Municipal Investments (CMIs) that were created through research at Leeds.
The first of a new book series by Polity will for the very first time published previously unknown works of Zygmunt Bauman discovered through the Archives project at the Bauman Institute.
Sherif Youssef tackles the emerging shift from material currencies to a brave new world of digital finance in a new article published by Discover Society.