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John Urry Annual Lecture

John Urry Lecture

John Urry Lecture

The John Urry lecture was established in 2017 to commemorate the life and work of one of Lancaster’s foremost researchers and co-founder of the Institute for Social Futures. 


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Event Details

Hartmut Rosa, Professor of Sociology at Friedrich-Schiller UnIversity in Jena, and an Affiliated Professor at the New School for Social Research in New York, will deiliver the 2019 Annual John Urry Lecture at Lancaster University.

October 31st 2019 - 16:15 - 17:30

Tea/Coffee available before the lecture and a Wine Reception afterwards. Please register for free on Eventbrite.

Hartmut Rosa's focus is on the sociology of time and the formation of identity. He is a Co-Editor of Time and Society and a Co-Director of the Annual International Conference Philosophy and the Social Sciences in Prague. In 2010, he published his bookAlienation and Acceleration. Towards a Critical Theory of Late Modern Temporality with NSU Press Malmö/Arhus. His book „Beschleunigung. Die Veränderung der Zeitstrukturen in der Moderne“ (Frankfurt: Suhrkamp 2005) will be published in English through Columbia University Press in 2012.

The Annual John Urry Lecture is organised by the Centre for Mobilities Research and the Institute for Social Futures at Lancaster University.

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