We recorded this lecture with Zygmunt Bauman for the Histories of Violence project a few years before his passing. One of the most brilliant and challenging lectures on violence, it warrants our continued attention and engagement. Bauman's warning from history in fact is even more resonant in the world today. 

Professor Ana Lucia Araujo provides a critical introduction into the contested nature of slavery and how it connects to questions of memorialisation and racism in the world today.  

On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of Walter Benjamin's death, Professor James Martel provides a critical introduction into the continued relevance of his ideas, including exposing the mythical violence of the state along with the inherently fragile nature of fascism.  

In this inaugural podcast, Professor Brad Evans provides a short critical introduction on the history of war and violence.  

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