Audio:  The Legacy of Leicester

The University of Leicester recognises Norbert Elias as one of the key figures in its intellectual history. In the summer of 2013, Professors Jason Hughes (Leicester) and Stephen Mennell (University College Dublin) recorded a 45-minute podcast about Elias. Listen to it here.


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Norbert Elias - The Task of Sociologists

Norbert Elias - Wishful Thinking

A copy of the full length version of this DVD from which the above two clips are taken can be purchased from the Norbert Elias Foundation for €15. Contact for further details. Alternatively, the DVD is free when purchasing any two volumes of The Collected Works.


Eric Dunning - Catharsis

Eric Dunning - The Theory of Civilising Processes