University of Leeds - Bauman of honour

September 16, 2010

An institute has been established dedicated to Zygmunt Bauman, renowned for his work on consumerism, ethics, sociology and political philosophy. The Bauman Institute at the University of Leeds was launched with a conference, Rethinking Global Society, which was attended by more than 200 guests from around the world. The Polish-born scholar was Leeds' first professor of sociology and is now an emeritus professor at the institution.

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