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Zygmunt Bauman’s vision of humanity lost in pursuit of the market has found a voice in Labour leader Ed Miliband. Randeep Ramesh meets the influential sociologist. Read on: http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/nov/03/zygmunt-bauman-ed-miliband-labour
A documentary is being made by director Bartek Dziadosz (Light Matter Productions) and producer Grzegorz Lepiarz (www.photogl.com) based on a series of interviews with Zygmunt Bauman conducted by Mark Davis. It also contains short interviews with well-established sociologists, philosophers, economists and artists, and group sessions in which the participants will be asked questions about the…
Zygmunt Bauman and Alan Touraine are awarded the 2010 Prince of Asturias Award for Communication and humanities “We are delighted to learn that His Royal Highness Prince of Asturias has decided to acknowledge Professor Zygmunt Bauman with this wonderful and prestigious Award. Professor Bauman has many admirers in the Spanish-speaking world and so I am…
Aficionados of all things ‘liquid’ may be interested in this early reference to liquid football. The video also includes a master class on using educational visual aids.
“World Social Science Report 2010” – produced by ISSC & UNESCO with contributions from SSRC staff – available at the following link: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/social-and-human-sciences/resources/reports/world-social-science-report/
Hello Everybody! I am happy to be part of this Web Site. Actually, I hope to be in time to be part of the next September Conference. Today I’ve started with a promise: I will share some of my own reflections on Bauman’s Sociology like his approach about the existential condition of the strangers today.
Professor Zygmunt Bauman was today acknowledged with the prestigious 2010 Prince of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities. For more information, see: http://www.fpa.es/en/
A core priority of the Bauman Institute is to translate our research into our teaching practice to ensure we deliver excellence to our postgraduate students, and contribute to the School’s already vibrant academic community. As a result, the Bauman Institute will launch two new postgraduate programmes to start in September 2010. MA Social and Political…
Criminals/Refugees in the Age of Welfareless States: Zygmunt Bauman on Ethnicity, Asylum and the new ‘Criminal’, by Reza Barmaki ‘Refugees have become a hotly debated political issue in the West. Adverse effects of globalization on European labor markets, the greater availability of ethnic minorities in this region, and fear of crime and terrorism, have made…
The absence of society (Thatcherite legacy, not only in UK) http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/2284.pdf Reconnecting Power and Politics http://www.social-europe.eu/2009/11/reconnecting-power-and-politics/ some interviews with well-known phrases 🙂 War on terror http://www.eurozine.com/articles/2006-12-13-bauman-en.html Postmodernism, late modernity and reflexive modernity http://www.eurozine.com/articles/2002-11-08-bauman-en.html