Events at the MPIfG

Events at the MPIfG

The events displayed here take place at the main location of the IMPRS, the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne.

Speaker: Gurminder Bhambra

The Fictions of Modern Social Theory

MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Oct 6, 2021
  • Time: 17:00 - 18:30
  • Speaker: Gurminder Bhambra
  • University of Sussex
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de
The consolidation of modern social theory, in the writings of Marx, Weber, and Durkheim, coincided with the height of European empires and global war between them. Yet, empire lay outside the purview of mainstream social theory except as a phenomenon associated with earlier historical periods and civilizations. [more]
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