We are delighted to announce the winner of the 2020 Janina Bauman Prize to be André Dallas, for his thesis “Development as I-nity: Rastafari Philosophy as a Decolonial Alternative to Orthodox Development Paradigms in Jamaica”
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.
CMIs are being hailed as a breakthrough for hard-pressed councils to achieve their climate targets – and transform their relationship with residents.
PROSEU partner ICLEI report on Dr Mark Davis’s research to explore how Community Municipal Investments (CMIs) could also help European city partners to deliver on their own net zero targets.
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.
Mark Davis reports on his recent research into investment-based crowdfunding and how Community Municipal Investments (CMIs) can help cities to fund their Climate Emergency strategies.
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.