Professor of Social & Organisational Theory, Grenoble Ecole de Management, Université Grenoble Alpes
Ismael Al-Amoudi studies how social norms are established or contested, with particular attention to the practices of corporations, from a perspective that mixes philosophical questioning and ethnographic participant observation. His interest in normativity has brought him to study (and publish) in the fields of business ethics; management learning; organisational studies and social theory.
Publications include: Post-Human Institutions and Organizations: Confronting the Matrix (Routledge, 2019, co-edited with Emmanuel Lazega), and Realist Responses to Post-Human Society: Ex Machina (Routledge, 2019, co-edited with Jamie Morgan).
University Lecturer in Politics at the University of Oxford, and Official Fellow of New College, Oxford
Elizabeth Frazer has been Official Fellow and Tutor in Politics at New College, Oxford since 1991.
Research interests include normative ideals of politics, Shakespeare as a political thinker, and the relationship between violence and politics in political thought.
Publications include Shakespeare and the Political Way (Oxford University Press, 2020), Violence and Political Theory (Polity, 2020, with Kimberly Hutchings), Can Political Violence Ever Be Justified? (Polity, 2019, with Kimberly Hutchings) and Ideas of Education: Philosophy and politics from Plato to Dewey (Routledge, 2013, co-edited with Christopher Brooke).
Professor Emeritus of History of Science at the University of Athens
Kostas Gavroglou served as Professor of History of Science at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Athens, from 1994 to 2014.
His research fields are the histories of physical and quantum chemistry, the history of artificial cold, and issues related with the appropriation of scientific ideas and practices by the European periphery from the 18th century.
Publications include Sciences in the Universities of Europe, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Springer, 2015, co-edited with Ana Simoes & Maria Paula Diogo), and Neither Physics nor Chemistry: A History of Quantum Chemistry (MIT Press, 2011, with Ana Simões).
Professor of Sociology at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po)
Emmanuel Lazega is Professor of Sociology at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and a member of the Centre de Sociologie des Organisations.
His current research focuses on social, intra- and inter-organizational networks in the economy, with a substantive focus on the social control of business.
Recent publications include Bureaucracy, Collegiality and Social Change (Edward Elgar, 2020), Post-Human Institutions and Organizations (Routledge, 2019, co-edited with Ismael Al-Amoudi), and Knowledge and Networks (Springer, 2017, co-edited with Johannes Glückler & Ingmar Hammer.
Professor of Media at Leeds Beckett University
Jayne Raisborough is Professor of Media, within the School of Cultural Studies and Humanities at Leeds Beckett University.
Her work broadly focuses on two questions: who can we be and how can we live in prevailing socio-economic contexts?
She has explored, published and taught on media/ cultural representations of social class, gender, ethical consumption, litter and more recently anti-ageing.
Publications include Fat Bodies, Health and the Media (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), Lifestyle Media and the Formation of the Self (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), and Risks, Identities and the Everyday (Routledge, 2008, co-edited with Julie Scott Jones).
Professor of Anthropology at University College London
Charles Stewart is Professor of Anthropology at UCL, and a Visiting Professor at UCLA.
His current research interests include the study of syncretism, creolization, dreaming, the anthropology of religion and topics in the borderland between anthropology and history such as continuity/change, temporality and historicity.
Recent publications include The Varieties of Historical Experience (Routledge, 2019, co-edited with Stephan Palmié), Ethnographies of Austerity (Routledge, 2016, co-edited with Daniel M. Knight), and Dreaming and Historical Consciousness in Island Greece (University of Chicago Press, 2012). He is a series editor for a book series on The Anthropology of History (Routledge, co-edited with Stephan Palmié).
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