‘Zygmunt Bauman. La luce in fondo al tunnel’ (Zygmunt Bauman. The light at the end of the tunnel) – Book review

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After the death of sociologist Zygmunt Bauman in January 2017, a number of his texts, and texts about him, have been published in Italian which are not yet available in English. Among these is his last public lecture, which he held in Florence in November 2016, published recently as ‘l’ultima lezione’; an article on Pope […]

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some work on Zygmunt Bauman and Pope Francis

Recently I have been doing some more work on the sociologist Zygmunt Bauman and especially his engagement with Pope Francis towards the end of Bauman’s life. Last November I published a review of Bauman’s posthumously published book Retrotopia, on the website of the academic journal Theory, Culture & Society, discussing in particularly the connection with Pope Francis. Another review of […]

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Franciscus op de universiteit

Vandaag bezocht paus Franciscus hier in Rome de universiteit ‘Roma Tre’, waar hij een van de syrische vluchtelingen ontmoette die hij vorig jaar in het vliegtuig meenam naar Rome na zijn bezoek aan het Griekse eiland Lesbos. De Syrische Nour spreekt nu Italiaans (geleerd bij de taalschool van de Gemeenschap van Sant’Egidio hier in de wijk), […]

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