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Professor Bronislaw Szerszynski

Professor in Sociology

  1. 2021
  2. Forthcoming

    Colloidal social theory: thinking about material animacy and sociality beyond solids and fluids

    Szerszynski, B., 24/05/2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Theory, Culture and Society.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  3. Forthcoming

    Towards a continuous-matter philosophy

    Szerszynski, B., 21/05/2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Stasis.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  4. Forthcoming

    A Solid Fluids Lexicon

    Clark, N., Szerszynski, B., Ingold, T., Engelmann, S. & Simonetti, C., 12/03/2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Theory, Culture and Society.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  5. E-pub ahead of print

    On representation and speculation: A case for the use of representational practices in SciArt

    Szerszynski, B., 28/01/2021, In: Global Discourse. 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  6. 2020
  7. Published

    The grammar of action in the critical zone

    Szerszynski, B., 31/10/2020, Critical Zones: The Science and Politics of Landing on Earth. Latour, B. & Weibel, P. (eds.). Cambridge, MA, USA: MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., p. 344-349 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  8. Published

    Planetary Social Thought: The Anthropocene Challenge to the Social Sciences

    Clark, N. H. & Szerszynski, B., 30/10/2020, Polity. 256 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  9. Published

    The watchman’s part: Earth time, human time and the “World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity”

    Szerszynski, B., 1/06/2020, In: Ecocene: Cappadocia Journal of Environmental Humanities. 1, 1, p. 91-99 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  10. 2019
  11. Published

    Beyond ‘Net-Zero’: A case for separate targets for emissions reduction and negative emissions

    McLaren, D., Tyfield, D., Willis, R., Szerszynski, B. & Markusson, N., 21/08/2019, In: Frontiers in Climate. 1, 5 p., 4.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  12. Published

    Epilogue: Indigenous worlds and planetary futures

    Szerszynski, B., 16/08/2019, Indigenous Perceptions of the End of the World: Creating a Cosmopolitics of Change. Bold, R. (ed.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 203-209 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  13. Published

    Drift as a planetary phenomenon

    Szerszynski, B., 1/06/2019, In: Performance Research. 23, 7, p. 136-144 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published

    How the Earth remembers and forgets

    Szerszynski, B., 1/01/2019, Political Geology: Active Stratigraphies and the Making of Life. Bobbette, A. & Donovan, A. (eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 219-236 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  15. Published

    From tools to technosphere [Von den Werkzeugen zur Technosphäre]

    Szerszynski, B., 2019, Technosphäre. Klingan, K. & Rosol, C. (eds.). Berlin: Matthes & Seitz, p. 48-63 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  16. 2018
  17. Published

    A planetary turn for the social sciences?

    Szerszynski, B., 16/10/2018, Mobilities and Complexities. Jensen, O. B., Kesselring, S. & Sheller, M. (eds.). London: Taylor and Francis, p. 223-227 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  18. Published

    The making of power shortage: The sociotechnical imaginary of nationalist high modernism and its pragmatic rationality in electricity planning in Taiwan

    Yang, C. Y., Szerszynski, B. & Wynne, B., 1/09/2018, In: East Asian Science, Technology and Society. 12, 3, p. 277-308 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  19. 2017
  20. Published

    Viewing the technosphere in an interplanetary light

    Szerszynski, B., 08/2017, In: The Anthropocene Review. 4, 2, p. 92-102 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  21. Published

    Gods of the Anthropocene: geo-spiritual formations in the earth’s new epoch

    Szerszynski, B., 1/05/2017, In: Theory, Culture and Society. 34, 2-3, p. 253-275 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  22. Published

    From the Anthropocene epoch to a new Axial Age: using theory fictions to explore geo-spiritual futures

    Szerszynski, B., 28/03/2017, Religion in the Anthropocene. Deane-Drummond, C., Bergmann, S. & Vogt, M. (eds.). Wipf & Stock, p. 35-52 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  23. Published

    The Anthropocene monument: on relating geological and human time

    Szerszynski, B., 1/02/2017, In: European Journal of Social Theory. 20, 1, p. 111-131 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  24. Published

    Coloring climates: imagining a geoengineered world

    Szerszynski, B., 12/01/2017, The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities. Heise, U. K., Christensen, J. & Niemann, M. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 82-90 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  25. 2016
  26. Published

    The Martian Book of the Dead

    Szerszynski, B., 30/11/2016, Environmental Humanities: Voices from the Anthropocene. Oppermann, S. & Iovino, S. (eds.). London: Rowman & Littlefield, p. 325-330 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  27. Published

    Praise be to you, earth-beings

    Szerszynski, B., 1/11/2016, In: Environmental Humanities. 8, 2, p. 291-297 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  28. Published

    Planetary mobilities: movement, memory and emergence in the body of the earth

    Szerszynski, B., 31/10/2016, In: Mobilities. 11, 4, p. 614-628 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  29. Published

    Neoliberalism and technology : perpetual innovation or perpetual crisis?

    Reynolds, L. & Szerszynski, B., 17/10/2016, Neoliberalism and Technoscience: Critical Assessments. Taylor and Francis, p. 27-46 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  30. Published

    Out of the Metazoic? animals as a transitional form in planetary evolution

    Szerszynski, B., 13/04/2016, Thinking about animals in the age of the anthropocene. Tønnessen, M., Armstrong Oma, K. & Rattasepp, S. (eds.). Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, p. 163–179 17 p. 10

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  31. Published

    The reformation of place: religion, space and power

    Szerszynski, B., 5/01/2016, At Home in the Future: Place & Belonging in a Changing Europe. Rodwell, J. & Scott, P. M. (eds.). Berlin: Lit Verlag, p. 169-183 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  32. 2015
  33. Published

    Technofutures, nature and the sacred: Transdisciplinary perspectives

    Deane-Drummond, C., Bergmann, S. & Szerszynski, B., 28/04/2015, Taylor and Francis. 306 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  34. Published

    Mapping the landscape of climate engineering

    Oldham, P., Szerszynski, B., Stilgoe, J., Brown, C., Eacott, B. & Yuille, A., 02/2015, In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A. 372, 2031, p. 1-20 20 p., 20140065.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  35. 2013
  36. Published

    Why solar radiation management geoengineering and democracy won’t mix

    Szerszynski, B., Kearnes, M., Macnaghten, P., Owen, R. & Stilgoe, J., 12/2013, In: Environment and Planning A. 45, 12, p. 2809-2816 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  37. Published

    Geoengineering knowledge: interdisciplinarity and the shaping of climate engineering research

    Szerszynski, B. & Galarraga, M., 08/2013, In: Environment and Planning A. 45, 12, p. 2817–2824 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  38. Published

    Public engagement on solar radiation management and why it needs to happen now

    Carr, W. A., Preston, C. J., Yung, L., Keith, D. W., Szerszynski, B. & Mercer, A. M., 05/2013, In: Climatic Change. 121, 3, p. 567-577 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  39. Published

    Living the global social experiment: an analysis of public discourse on geoengineering and its implications for governance

    Macnaghten, P. & Szerszynski, B., 04/2013, In: Global Environmental Change. 23, 2, p. 465-474 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  40. Published

    Reconceptualizing the ‘Anthropos’ in the Anthropocene: Integrating the social sciences and humanities in global environmental change research

    Palsson, G., Szerszynski, B., Sörlin, S., Marks, J., Avril, B., Crumley, C., Hackmann, H., Holm, P., Ingram, J., Pardo Buendía, M. & Weehuizen, R., 04/2013, In: Environmental Science and Policy. 28, p. 3-13 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  41. 2012
  42. Published

    The end of the end of nature: the Anthropocene and the fate of the human

    Szerszynski, B., 12/2012, In: Oxford Literary Review. 34, 2, p. 165-184 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  43. Published

    Growing the social: alternative agro-food networks and social sustainability in the urban ethical foodscape

    Psarikidou, K. & Szerszynski, B., 21/02/2012, In: Sustainability : Science, Practice, and Policy. 8, 1, p. 30-39 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  44. Published

    The moral economy of civic food networks in Manchester

    Psarikidou, K. & Szerszynski, B., 2012, In: International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food. 19, 3, p. 309-327 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  45. 2010
  46. Published

    Urban Agriculture as Community Engagement in Manchester

    Levidow, L., Price, B., Psarikidou, K., Szerszynski, B. & Wallace, H., 09/2010, In: Urban Agriculture Magazine. 24, p. 43-45 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  47. Published

    Changing climates: introduction

    Szerszynski, B. & Urry, J., 03/2010, In: Theory, Culture and Society. 27, 2-3, p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  48. Published

    Reading and writing the weather: climate technics and the moment of responsibility

    Szerszynski, B., 03/2010, In: Theory, Culture and Society. 27, 2-3, p. 9-30 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  49. Published

    Technology and monotheism: a dialogue with Neo-Calvinist philosophy

    Szerszynski, B., 2010, In: Philosophia Reformata. 75, 1, p. 43–59 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  50. 2007
  51. Published

    The post-ecologist condition: irony as symptom and cure

    Szerszynski, B., 2007, In: Environmental Politics. 16, 2, p. 337-355 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  52. 2006
  53. Published

    A reply to Anne Kull, Eduardo Cruz, and Michael DeLashmutt.

    Szerszynski, B., 12/2006, In: Zygon. 41, 4, p. 811-824 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  54. Published

    Hasty energy review risks failing to win public trust

    Tansey, J., Gee, D., Leach, M., Ravetz, J., Scott, A., Stirling, A., Szerszynski, B. & Wakeford, T., 8/03/2006, In: Nature. 440, 7081, p. 148 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

  55. Published

    Techno-demonology: Naming, Understanding and Redeeming the A/Human Agencies with Which We Share Our World.

    Szerszynski, B., 03/2006, In: Ecotheology. 11, 1, p. 57-75 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  56. Published

    Visuality, mobility and the cosmopolitan: inhabiting the world from afar.

    Szerszynski, B. & Urry, J., 03/2006, In: British Journal of Sociology. 57, 1, p. 113-132 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  57. Published

    Critical discourse analysis and citizenship.

    Fairclough, N., Pardoe, S. & Szerszynski, B., 2006, Analysing citizenship talk: social positioning in political and legal decision-making processes. Hausendorf, H. & Bora, A. (eds.). 19 ed. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, p. 98-123 26 p. (Discourse approaches to politics, society, and culture).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  58. 2005
  59. Published

    The Spiritual Revolution: Why Religion is Giving Way to Spirituality.

    Heelas, P., Woodhead, L., Seel, B., Tusting, K. & Szerszynski, B., 2005, Oxford: Blackwell. 204 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  60. 2004
  61. Published

    Augustinian ecological democracy : postmodern nature and the city of God.

    Szerszynski, B., 12/2004, In: Ecotheology. 9, 3, p. 338-358 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  62. Published

    Enchantment and its uses: religion and spirituality in environmental direct action.

    Szerszynski, B. & Tomalin, E., 2004, Changing anarchism : anarchist theory and practice in a global age. Purkis, J. & Bowen, J. (eds.). Manchester: Manchester University Press, p. 199-212 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  63. Published

    Nature, sustainablility and the postmodern sacred.

    Szerszynski, B., 2004, Religion und Nachhaltigkeit. Multidisziplinäre Zugänge und Sicktweisen. Littig, B. (ed.). 46 ed. Münster: Lit Verlag, p. 247-268 22 p. (Soziologie).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  64. Published

    Nature, Technology and the Sacred.

    Szerszynski, B., 2004, Oxford: Blackwell. 222 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  65. 2003
  66. Published

    At reasons end: the inoperative liturgy of risk society.

    Szerszynski, B. & Deane-Drummond, C., 2003, Re-ordering nature: theology, society and the new genetics. Deane-Drummond, C., Szerszynski, B. & Grove-White, R. (eds.). London: T & T Clark, p. 202-220 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  67. Published

    Genetically modified theology: the religious dimentions of public concerns about agricultural biotechnology.

    Deane-Drummond, C., Grove-White, R. & Szerszynski, B., 2003, Re-ordering nature: theology, society and the new genetics. Deane-Drummond, C., Szerszynski, B. & Grove-White, R. (eds.). London: T & T Clark, p. 17-38 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  68. Published

    Introduction to nature performed.

    Szerszynski, B., Heim, W. & Waterton, C. A., 2003, Nature performed: environment, culture and performance. Szerszynski, B., Heim, W. & Waterton, C. A. (eds.). Oxford: Blackwell, p. 1-14 14 p. (The Sociological review monographs).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  69. Published

    Marked bodies: environmental activism and political semiotics.

    Szerszynski, B., 2003, Media and the resyling of politics: consumerism, celebrity and cynisism. Corner, J. & Pels, D. (eds.). London: Sage, p. 190-206 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  70. Published

    Nature performed: Environment, Culture and Performance.

    Szerszynski, B., Heim, W. & Waterton, C., 2003, Blackwell. 226 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  71. Published

    Public consultation through the internet : a guide to the issues involved in using the internet for public consultations.

    Szerszynski, B. & O'Donoghue, M., 2003, Lancaster: IEPPP. 16 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  72. Published

    Re-ordering nature: a postscript.

    Szerszynski, B. & Deane-Drummond, C., 2003, Re-ordering nature: theology, society and the new genetics. Deane-Drummond, C., Szerszynski, B. & Grove-White, R. (eds.). London: T & T Clark, p. 312-324 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  73. Published

    That deep surface: the human genome project and the death of the human.

    Szerszynski, B., 2003, Brave new world? : theology, ethics and the human genome. Deane-Drummond, C. & Peters, T. (eds.). London: T & T Clark, p. 145-163 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  74. 2002
  75. Published

    Wild times and domesticated times: the temporalities of environmental lifestyles and politics

    Szerszynski, B., 15/11/2002, In: Landscape and Urban Planning. 61, 2-4, p. 181-191 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  76. Published

    Cultures of Cosmopolitan.

    Szerszynski, B. & Urry, J., 11/2002, In: The Sociological Review. 50, 4, p. 461-481 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  77. Published

    Ecological Rites: Ritual Action in Environmental Protest Events.

    Szerszynski, B., 06/2002, In: Theory, Culture and Society. 19, 3, p. 51-69 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  78. 2001
  79. Published

    Genetically modified theology : the religious dimensions of public concerns about agricultural biotechnology.

    Deane-Drummond, C., Grove-White, R. B. & Szerszynski, B., 01/2001, In: Studies in Christian Ethics. 14, 2, p. 23-41 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  80. Published

    Visual citizenship

    Szerszynski, B. & Urry, J., 2001, Thinkglobal: Cityscape Landscape Symposium 2000. Short, L. (ed.). Carlisle: Cumbria College of Art and Design, p. 110-115 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  81. 2000
  82. Published

    Mediating global citizenship.

    Szerszynski, B., Urry, J. & Myers, G., 2000, The Daily Globe: environmental change, the public and the media. Smith, J. (ed.). London: Earthscan, p. 97-114 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  83. 1999
  84. Published

    Risk and trust: the performative dimension.

    Szerszynski, B., 1999, In: Environmental Values. 8, 2, p. 239-252 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  85. 1997
  86. Published

    The varieties of ecological piety.

    Szerszynski, B., 1997, In: Worldviews. 1, 1, p. 37-55 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  87. 1993
  88. Published

    The metaphysics of environmental concern - a critique of ecotheological antidualism.

    Szerszynski, B., 1993, In: Studies in Christian Ethics. 6, 2, p. 67-78 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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