David Hirsh

Senior Lecturer in sociology
Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
From ESA – Strategies & Activities

In Memoriam Robert Fine (1945-2018)

2018, issue 42, David Hirsh et al.: On 9 June 2018, we lost a dear friend and colleague and one of European Sociology’s most profound and politically involved thinkers. Robert Fine’s work is of astonishing breadth, reaching from the fundamental engagement with key theorists of modernity to the analysis of specific societies at specific historical moments – such as his work on South Africa – to pointed political interventions into ongoing public debates, most recently his struggle against antisemitism.

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