Professor Zygmunt Bauman, celebrated as one of the greatest social thinkers of our times, passed away on Monday 9th January 2017 at home in Leeds. He was 91. Professor Bauman was head of the sociology department at the University of Leeds until his retirement in 1990. The Bauman Institute was founded in 2010 in his honour.
Professor Salman Sayyid has commented in an Independent.ae article entitled ‘Remembering Britain’s forgotten war veterans’.
Professor Adrian Favell has been quoted in a recent article by The Observer; ‘For Japan’s ‘stranded singles’, virtual love is more romantic than the real thing’.
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