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  • Elias Conference, Brussels, 5–8 December 2018

    GLOBAL INTERDEPENDENCIES: What’s new in the human society of individuals? – The political and academic relevance of Norbert Elias’s work today The full call for papers can be read on the conference website: https://eliasbrussels2018.wordpress.com/a-propos/call-for-s ... Read More

    Last edited on:22,Mar 2018 06:34:23 by Stephen Mennell

  • New book: Claire Pagès, ed., Norbert Elias et les disciplines

    Norbert Elias et les disciplines(dir. Claire Pagès) Presses universitaires François-Rabelais, 2018 PRÉSENTATION Norbert Elias est l’un des plus grands sociologues du XXe siècle. Tout en mettant en oeuvre une collaboration entre sociologie, histoire et psychologie, il a ... Read More

    Last edited on:12,Mar 2018 10:23:33 by Stephen Mennell

  • Civilisation as Deferred Gratification

    Stephen Mennell will give a lecture on 'Childhood and Society: Civilisation as Deferred Gratification' at 18:00 on Tuesday 23 January in the Interdisziplinäres Zentrum: Kindheiten, Gesellschaften, of the Fakultät Human- und Sozialwissenschaften at the Bergische Univers ... Read More

    Last edited on:07,Jan 2018 02:22:53 by Stephen Mennell

  • Eros and Thanatos — new book by Hans-Peter Waldhoff

    Eros and Thanatos as Driving Forces of Thought: Psychoanalytical and Epistemological Perspectives   In modern, ostensibly enlightened societies, people tend to deny both their destructive passions as well as their own mortality. This book postulates that such repres ... Read More

    Last edited on:21,Dec 2017 11:35:02 by Arjan Post
    Eros und ThanatosHans-Peter WaldhoffNew book

  • Elias Conference, Brussels, 5-8 December 2018

    Global Interdependencies: What’s new in the human society of individuals? The political and academic relevance of Norbert Elias’s work today  Brussels, Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles 5–8 December 2018 The Research Centre in Political Science (CReSPo) ... Read More

    Last edited on:19,Dec 2017 05:54:17 by Stephen Mennell