Posts Tagged ‘Emile Durkheim’

The debate between Tarde and Durkheim

16 January 2009

It turns out that the text of the debate between Tarde and Durkheim (as enacted by Bruno Latour and Bruno Karsenti at Cambridge last year) has also been published in the journal Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. Here is the link and reference:

Vargas, E. V., B. Latour, et al. (2008). “The Debate between Tarde and Durkheim.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 26: 761-77.

Recording of the Tarde/Durkheim debate at Cambridge

26 March 2008

Audio and video recordings (mostly in French) of the “The Tarde/Durkheim Debate” with Bruno Karsenti as Emile Durkheim, Bruno Latour as Gabriel Tarde, and Simon Schaffer as the Dean are now available from the CRASSH website. The English translation [PDF] is available from Bruno Latour’s website. Photos of the event can be found on the Tarde/Durkheim: Trajectories of the Social conference website.

And here are a couple of videos from YouTube:


Recording of Bruno Latour’s lecture at LSE

8 February 2008

Click here to listen to (1 hour 23 minutes) or download (19.7MB) the recording of Bruno Latour’s lecture “Another European Tradition: traceability of the social and the vindication of Gabriel Tarde” at the London School of Economics and Political Science on 4 February 2008. The event was introduced and chaired by Nikolas Rose.

Tarde/Durkheim: Trajectories of the Social

3 February 2008

Bruno Latour plays Tarde and Bruno Karsenti plays Durkheim in the re-enactment of a debate held in 1903 between Gabriel Tarde and Emile Durkheim, at the Tarde/Durkheim: Trajectories of the Social conference at the University of Cambridge on 14-15 March 2008.