Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies

Inaugural lecture: The politics of risk and resilience

Tue Nov 03 15:17:00 GMT 2015

 
Professor Dame Glynis M. Breakwell, Professor Bill Durodie and Professor Ian Butler at the lecture

— Professor Dame Glynis M. Breakwell, Professor Bill Durodie and Professor Ian Butler at the lecture.

 

Professor Bill Durodie delivered his inaugural lecture on 29 October 2015. The lecture was entitled: The politics of risk and resilience: Fear and terror in a world without meaning.

In the lecture, Professor Durodie summarised the concept of Risk Society and suggested that it is better understood as a risk perception society.

View a recording of the lecture.