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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.
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
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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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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
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Interview with one of the most relevant sociologist alive on how to cope with the idea of mortality and what to learn from it
Zygmunt Bauman, one of the most influential thinkers of our time, says many Europeans' fear of refugees boils down to the idea of the “precariat” - people whose lives are marked by precariousness, anxiety and fear.
As more EU countries raise walls and the backlash against foreigners grows, Al Jazeera spoke to the Polish sociologist about why people fear refugees.
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In December 2016, former secretary general of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, visited Myanmar for talks with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, regarding simmering tensions between Buddhists and Muslims in Rakhine State, on the Western coast of the country.
Rakhine is home to over one million displaced people, most belonging to the Rohingya community. It is one of the largest stateless populatio