Sarajevo (January 8–16)

“I spent the past three days in the Princeton sociology department in a joint three part seminar with Michael Burawoy. On Monday I did a three hour session on my ever evolving “Taking the Social in Socialism Seriously”; on Tuesday Michael presented a paper on the role of intellectuals in social transformation, focusing on the work of Pierre Bourdieu and Antonio Gramsci…” continue.

Oxford-Lancaster-Leeds (June)

“I am sitting in a cozy garret guest room at the top of a stairwell in the main courtyard of All Soul’s College. The moment is filled with such time-warp overlapping memories – not even really memories, but whiffs of memory: the 26 years of the no bullshit Marxism group meeting in University College London, then here and New York, and now here again…” continue.