Tag: Modernity

Review of Zygmunt Bauman, Retrotopia

Posted on November 20th, 2017 by TCS

Review of Zygmunt Bauman, Retrotopia (Polity Press, 2017), 179 pages, $13.99 Publishers’ website: http://politybooks.com/bookdetail/?isbn=9781509515318 Reviewed by Zeger Polhuijs   Abstract … read more


Interview with Julia O’Connell Davidson on Modern Slavery

Posted on May 6th, 2016 by TCS

Modern Slavery

In this interview for the TCS Website, Angelo Martins Jr. interviews Professor Julia O’Connell Davidson about her recent book ‘Modern … read more


Ralph Schroeder responds to to Volker H. Schmidt

Posted on May 20th, 2015 by TCS

Age of Limits- Social Theory for the 21st Century

A response to Volker H. Schmidt’s ‘Breakthrough of Global Modernity’   Ralph Schroeder In his Thinkpiece ‘Breakthrough of Global Modernity’, … read more

Volker H. Schmidt on Global Modernity

Posted on April 15th, 2015 by TCS


The Breakthrough of Global Modernity by Volker H. Schmidt The past three decades or so have seen what arguably amounts … read more

Beck in Brazil by Rodrigo Constante Martins

Posted on March 12th, 2015 by TCS

Beck's Risk Society

The influence of Ulrich Beck’s work on the social-environmental studies in Brazil by Rodrigo Constante Martins   Ulrich Beck’s work … read more

Interview with Gurminder Bhambra on Colonialism, Empire and Slavery

Posted on February 17th, 2011 by TCS

Photo: Gurminder K. Bhambra Gurminder Bhambra speaks to Simon Dawes about the forthcoming conference, ‘Rethinking the Modern: Colonialism, Empire and … read more

Interview with Zygmunt Bauman

Posted on December 22nd, 2010 by TCS

Zygmunt Bauman (Photo: Simon and Simon http://www.simonandsimonphoto.co.uk/) Simon Dawes asks Zygmunt Bauman for his responses to some of the claims … read more

Interview with Michel Maffesoli on Postmodernity

Posted on December 6th, 2010 by TCS

 Michel Maffesoli (Photo by Simon Dawes)  Before Michel Maffesoli gave his talk on ‘Le Temps Revient: Les Formes … read more