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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A cooperation of Bruno Kreisky Forum and Institute for Human Sciences
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
Interview with one of the most relevant sociologist alive on how to cope with the idea of mortality and what to learn from it
lecture starts at 3:20
on cosmopolitanism, liquid modernity, and the challenges of our time
15 maj 2016 på Berns i Stockholm. Arrangör: Föreningen för judisk kultur i Sverige.
For Zygmunt Bauman the world is marked by a division between power and politics. While politics is defined by nations, power no longer recognises national boundaries
Find out more at: http://re-publica.de/session/privacy-publicity-changing-mode-being-world
I will concentrate on time/space collapse, community and network, expansion of neighbourhood, and cocoon-effect of online experience.
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