In Western Europe it has been a summer of great change and discontent.
The European Union is facing major upheaval as the United Kingdom gets ready to withdraw its membership and in the process possibly jeopardising the composition of the country itself.
In fact, under the surface, people across Europe seem to be on edge. As European nations deal with migration and various economic uncertaintie
From the Swedish documentary The Swedish Theory of Love by Erik Gandini, where 90-year-old Polish sociologist Zygmunt Bauman explains individualism in our society.
Zygmunt Bauman, Sociologist
Thursday,April 9, 2015, Bruno Kreisky Forum for International Dialogue, Vienna - as part of the lecture series "The Crisis of Enlightenment" at the Bruno Kreisky Forum, curated by Philipp Blom
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La periodista Mara Torres fue la encargada de moderar esta conversación entre el prestigioso sociólogo y ensayista polaco Zygmunt Bauman, Premio Príncipe de Asturias de Comunicación y Humanidades en 2010, y el filósofo bilbaíno Javier Gomá, director de la Fundación Juan March y Premio Nacional de Ensayo en 2004. La situación actual de la cultura, su aportación a otras disciplinas y ámbi
Interview with one of the most relevant sociologist alive on how to cope with the idea of mortality and what to learn from it
Modernity has two powerful characteristics that constantly produce redundant people, who can't be accommodated—the people that don't fit. The first is the order-building characteristic: modernity is obsessively ordering a chaotic reality. Inevitably this produces conflicting loyalties, diasporas and migration, since there are redundant people, who don't fit the image of order prescribed by moder
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I will concentrate on time/space collapse, community and network, expansion of neighbourhood, and cocoon-effect of online experience.
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O Observatório da Imprensa apresenta uma entrevista de Alberto Dines com o sociólogo polonês Zygmunt Bauman