especially for PT.
Anthony Giddens: Globalisation and the Third Way
Date: Tuesday 29 May 2001
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, London
Speakers: Professor Christopher Bryant, Will Hutton, Professor
David Jary, Professor Mike
Rustin, Professor Tony Spybey and Dr Rob Stones
This debate marks the launch of The Contemporary Giddens: social
theory in a globalizing age
by Christopher Bryant and David Jary - a book which opens up for
academic and general
readers who Anthony Giddens is, what he has done in his academic
life over more than 40
years, and how his work over the last decade on modernity and
globalisation underpins his
current public and political activities.
Three aspects of Professor Giddens' career will be discussed:
Giddens the public intellectual
and the Third Way; Giddens and the globalisation debate; and
Giddens and the debate on
Christopher Bryant is Professor of Sociology and Dean of the
Faculty of Arts, Media and
Social Sciences at the University of Salford.
David Jary is Research Professor at Staffordshire University and
Professor at Birmingham University where he is co-ordinator for
Professors Bryant and Jay are co-editors of Anthony Giddens:
Critical Reassessments and
Giddens' Theory of Structuration.
The Contemporary Giddens: social theory in a globalizing age will
be published by Palgrave in
June. You can buy a copy from your local bookshop or direct from
Palgrave by calling 01256
302699 or on the website at www.palgave.com.
This event is not ticketed, it is free and open to all. For
further information please call 020 7955
6043 or [log in to unmask]