Category Archives: Social Sciences

Roland Barthes’ “American Delirium”

By Professor Jonathan Culler Transatlantic Barthes_e-flyer

Roland Barthes, the French cultural critic and literary theorist, had a complex, vexed relation to the United States.  His attitude towards other countries was much less equivocal: Japan he idealized as a repository of mythical signs, …

European Employment Law at the Crossroads

Sjoerd Feenstra (European Commission), Jutta Steinruck MEP, and Professor Tonia Novitz (Bristol)

Sjoerd Feenstra (European Commission), Jutta Steinruck MEP, and Professor Tonia Novitz (Bristol) at the launch event.

By Professor Jeremias Prassl

European Employment and Social Policy is at a crucial crossroads: the emergence of new forms of work – from crowd-sourcing …