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A Civilised Evening with Norbert Elias

Title
A Civilised Evening with Norbert Elias: Everything you always wanted to know about Eliasian sociology but didnít dare ask about
Speaker(s)
Speaker: Liz Stanley # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Emilia Sereva # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Jacques Human # University of Edinburgh
Hosted by
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Date and Time
20th Feb 2014 16:00 - 20th Feb 2014 18:00
Location
6th Floor Common Room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
URL
http://www.sociology.ed.ac.uk/events/50th_anniversary/_everything_you_wanted_to_know_about_eliasian_ideas_but_were_too_scared_to_ask

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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