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To mark the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of Zygmunt Bauman’s Modernity and the Holocaust (1989), two events were held in the week 9th-13th September 2019.
We are delighted to announce the online publication in the journal Energy Policy a new article from our PROSEU project entitled: Prosumers in the post subsidy era: an exploration of new prosumer businessmodels in the UK. This paper by Brown, Hall and Davis explores the evolving renewable energy‘prosumer’phenomenon in the United Kingdom (UK). Itidentifies and…
On 18th June 2019, the team behind the Financing for Society report led a training workshop for Local Authorities, professional services, legal, and corporate partners, focused upon the potential of Community Municipal Bonds.
The Bauman Institute is very sad to learn of the death of Keith Tester, Professor of Sociology at Hull and an expert on culture and morality, as well as one of the world’s leading commentators on Zygmunt Bauman.
August 2019 will mark the 30th anniversary of Zygmunt Bauman’s monumental book Modernity and the Holocaust. To mark the anniversary of the book, and to evaluate its legacy, a full-day symposium will be held on Tuesday 10th September at the University of Leeds.
Izabela Wagner-Saffray (Institute of Sociology, Warsaw University) delivered a fascinating paper – entitled ‘Bauman and Refugees – Biography and Writing’ to a packed room as part of the School of Sociology and Social Policy research seminar series.
After 50 years believing it was lost, Bauman’s book Sketches in the Theory of Culture was discovered, restored and published. With contributions from Bauman’s family, this remarkable story provided the basis for the Bauman Institute’s latest contribution to the School’s seminar series.