Bourdieu and Passeron
On Monday 17 June 2013 the BSA Bourdieu Study Group held an event on the influences and differences of Pierre Bourdieu and Jean-Claude Passeron following the launch of the English translation of Sociological Reasoning.
Session 1: Prof Derek Robbins gives the background to the work of Pierre Bourdieu and Jean-Claude Passeron between 1960 and 1972, and background to the subsequent development of Jean-Claude Passeron’s work leading to Sociological Reasoning.
Session 2: Dr Simon Susen on Bourdieu and Science illustrating the shared interest in epistemology and methodology between Passeron and Bourdieu.
Session 3: Workshop on Pierre Bourdieu: “Cultural reproduction and social reproduction” (1973) and Jean-Claude Passeron: “Hegel, or the stowaway” (Chapter 4 of Sociological Reasoning). The workshop and discussions was related to Bourdieu and Passeron’s: Reproduction in Education, Society, and Culture (1977).