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Welcome to the TCS Website. It provides information about the journals Theory, Culture & Society and Body & Society, as well as the Theory, Culture & Society Book Series. Extending the discussions and debates that TCS has been fostering in the areas of sociology, cultural theory and social theory for over three decades, here you will find interviews, discussions, reviews, images and podcasts about and around the key topics covered in the journals and books, as well as a range of extra material.

TCS Recent Issues

The May issue of Theory, Culture & Society contains a review article on Graham Harman's work along with pieces on empire, populism, fascism, networks of life/art, and an exploration of economic theology.

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BOD Recent Issues

The June issue of Body & Society includes articles on Synthetic Blood, Daniel Black's article on Machines with Faces and Robot Bodies; a new materialist engagement with the writing of Nikolas Rose by David Gruber called "There is no Brain", ...

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Recent TCS Books

Recent TCS Books include Li Shiqiao’s Understanding the Chinese City and William Davies’s The Limits of Neoliberalism

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E-Specials Issues

The E-Specials bring together complementing articles from across the journal archives of both Theory, Culture & Society and Body & Society.

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Open Content

Video: Giuseppe Longo on ‘Quantifying the World and Its Webs: Mathematical Discrete vs Continua in Knowledge Construction’- Giuseppe Longo introduces his paper ‘Quantifying the World and Its Webs: Mathematical Discrete vs Continua in Knowledge Construction’
Video: Mark Paterson – ‘On Pain as a Distinct Sensation: Mapping Intensities, Affects, and Difference in ‘Interior States’’- Mark Paterson introduces his Body & Society article ‘On Pain as a Distinct Sensation: Mapping Intensities, Affects, and Difference in ... read more
Video: David Gruber on ‘There Is No Brain: Rethinking Neuroscience through a Nomadic Ontology’- David Gruber introduces his paper 'There Is No Brain: Rethinking Neuroscience through a Nomadic Ontology'
Video: Illan rua Wall on ‘Policing Atmospheres: Crowds, Protest and ‘Atmotechnics’’- Illan rua Wall introduces his TCS article 'Policing Atmospheres: Crowds, Protest and ‘Atmotechnics’'

Latest Issues

Theory, Culture & Society- May 2019; 36 (3) – including a review article on Graham Harman’s work along with pieces on empire, populism, fascism, ... read more
Body & Society- June 2019, 25 (2) – including articles on Synthetic Blood, Daniel Black’s article on Machines with Faces and Robot Bodies; ... read more

Special Issues

Thinking with Algorithms: Cognition and Computation in the Work of N. Katherine Hayles- Special issue on Cognition and Computation in the Work of N. Katherine Hayles, edited by Louise Amoore
Skin Matters- Special Issue Skin Matters: Thinking Through the Body’s Surfaces, edited by Marc Lafrance
Bataille and Heterology- Special issue on Bataille and Heterology, edited by Marina Galletti and Roy Boyne
Annual Review- Every December, the TCS Annual Review features sections on Global Public Life and many other themes.