Friday, 10 December 2010

Mark Davis on Zygmunt Bauman



Zygmunt Bauman
(Photograph: Grzegorz Lepiarz
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To coincide with Zygmunt Bauman's 85th birthday in November, we commissioned for the journal a special section of articles on his work (TCS 27.6), and for the blog we asked Mark Davis, Director of the Bauman Institute, to provide his own reflections on Bauman. Read more for Mark's sociological, personal and birthday notes 'For Zygmunt'



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Thursday, 9 December 2010

TCS Special E-Issue: 'David Frisby on Georg Simmel and Social Theory' - Out Now


Photo: David Frisby

The TCS Special E-Issue 'David Frisby on Georg Simmel and Social Theory' is now available.

Introduced by Thomas Kemple, and featuring all David's articles in TCS, his translations of Simmel, as well as other TCS articles with which he was involved and a review of his Sociological Impressionism book, this is our tribute to David Frisby (1944-2010).


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Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Thomas Kemple introduces 'David Frisby on Georg Simmel and Social Theory'

Photo: David Frisby

In commemoration of David Frisby (1944-2010), we have compiled a Special E-Issue of David's writings in TCS, the Special Issue on Simmel with which he was invloved, and a review of his book Sociological Impressionism. The E-Issue, 'David Frisby on Georg Simmel and Social Theory', is introduced by editorial board member Thomas Kemple. You can read the introduction here


TCS and B & S are published by SAGE.

Monday, 6 December 2010

Interview with Michel Maffesoli on Postmodernity


Michel Maffesoli (Photo by Simon Dawes)

Before Michel Maffesoli gave his talk on ‘Le Temps Revient: Les Formes Elémentaires de la Postmodernité’ in Montpellier (France), Simon Dawes met him at his hotel to discuss postmodernity, the state of sociology in France, and letting the burning house of modernity burn.




TCS and B & S are published by SAGE.