Simon Dawes asks Zygmunt Bauman for his responses to some of the claims made in the current TCS Special Section on his work, about his forthcoming book on inequality, and why he no longer referees articles for TCS
The December issue of Body & Society (volume 16, issue number 4) is now available.
Go here to read articles by Antonio A. Casilli on the body and computer culture in the 80s; Lucy Pickering on toilets and composting in Hawai'i; Debra Gimlin on the 'other' in cosmetic surgery; Anne Pollock on a feminist articulation of heart disease; and Luna Dolezal's review article on Sartre on the Body (edited by Katherine J. Morris)
Here is the full text of Peter Burke's seminar on ‘Writing The Social History of Knowledge’, given in the History Department of Birkbeck College, University of London, on 2nd November.
We also provide links to our earlier interview with Peter on the TCS Blog, to the podcast and written text of his lecture on his forthcoming sequel to A Social History of Knowledge, and to his article on Jack Goody that we published in TCS in 2009.
The (late) November issue of TCS (27.6) is now available. In the Special Section on Megacities & Violence, edited by Ryan Bishop, you can read articles by Saskia Sassen, Eyal Weizman, Peter Adey and Jordan Crandall. And in the Special Section on Zygmunt Bauman, edited by Roy Boyne, you can read articles by Martin Jay, John Milbank and Julia Hell.
On the Blog we've already featured Mark Davis's profile of Bauman and an interview with Ryan Bishop on the themes of his section. This week we'll be posting an interview with John Milbank on his article on Bauman, and an interview with Bauman himself on his response to the claims made in the journal.
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