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A Civilised Evening with Norbert Elias

A Civilised Evening with Norbert Elias: Everything you always wanted to know about Eliasian sociology but didnít dare ask about
Speaker: Liz Stanley # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Emilia Sereva # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Jacques Human # University of Edinburgh
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Date and Time
20th Feb 2014 16:00 - 20th Feb 2014 18:00
6th Floor Common Room, Chrystal Macmillan Building








You are invited to join us for videos of Elias, readings of his work, discussion, wine & refreshments.


General Programme


-- Introduction and welcome --


Video of Elias: ‘The Task of Sociology’ ‘Wishful Thinking’

Readings: What is Sociology?


Video of Elias: ‘Hegel, Marx, above all Marx’

Reading: Reflections of a Life


Video of Elias: Excitement, Boredom, Violence’

Readings: The Civilizing Process


Video of Elias: ‘The Problem of Time’

Reading: The Loneliness of the Dying


Video of Elias: ‘How To Become Human’ 

Readings: Involvement and Detachment


-- More Eliasian Moments: Collegial Discussion & Convivial Talk --


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