Zygmunt Bauman is an Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Leeds where they launched the Bauman Institute in his honour in September 2010.
Since his retirement in 1990, he has published more than 40 books and continues to lecture across the globe. He was awarded the European Amalfi Prize for Sociology in 1992, the Theodor W Adorno Award in 1998 and the Prince of Asturias Award in 20
on the pope, Facebook, and about talking to people that not share your opinions
interviewer bjorn wiman
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
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
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
See playlist for all lectures: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmH_GBI1kXX5saWhdQmg-v8tOL-6ILDgK
A cooperation of Bruno Kreisky Forum and Institute for Human Sciences
Patocka Memorial Lecture
Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 6:00pm - 7:30pm, Wien Museum Atrium
The IWM and the Wien Museum are pleased to announce that this year’s Patočka Memorial Lecture will be held by Zygmunt Bauman.
This lecture looks at the social consequences of the massive ongoing diasporisation of the world, a process by which the stranger becomes a next
Zygmunt Bauman es sociólogo y filósofo polaco. Es uno de los pensadores más representativos de la actual crítica de la cultura, Tras la invasión nazi, su familia se refugió en la zona soviética y Bauman se alistó en el ejército polaco, que liberaría su país junto a las tropas soviéticas. Fue miembro del Partido Comunista hasta la represión antisemita de 1968; la consiguiente purga le