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
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
on the pope, Facebook, and about talking to people that not share your opinions
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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
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
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
Lezing door Zygmunt Bauman, Lessons of the Holocaust. In het tweede deel wordt Bauman geïnterviewd door Joos van Vugt. Gehouden op de Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen op vrijdag 27 januari 2012. Georganiseerd door het Soeterbeeck Programma.
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CHANGES / CAMBIAMENTI - 16 03 2015 - Zygmunt Bauman in conversazione con Wlodek Goldkorn