Albert Einstein

The Quantum Enigma, a Decades-Old Cat Gone Elephant in a Room of Science, to Be Reported Unriddled In 2020

In a major new study in the sociology of scientific knowledge to be published on January 20, 2020, the first volume in a series to advance sociology from Newtonian toward quantum imaginations in favor of liberating self and global outcomes, social theorist Mohammad H. Tamdgidi will report having unriddled a decades-old elephant in the room, the ‘quantum enigma.’ [read more … ]

Immanuel and Beatrice Wallerstein
Immanuel and Beatrice Wallerstein at the 1996 Colloquium to Honor Terence K. Hopkins (1928-1997) - photo credit: Sunaryo
General Sociology

Immanuel Wallerstein (1930-2019): A Thanksgiving Tribute

This is a tribute to Immanuel Wallerstein (1930-2019) by a student of his, Mohammad H. Tamdgidi, shared at the memorial organized by Beatrice and Kathy Wallerstein, Charles Lemert, and family and friends at Yale University on Nov. 10, 2019. [read more … ]

Decoloniality

Here’s a New English Verse Translation of “Adam’s Descendants,” a Poem from the Persian Poet Sa’di Shirazi, Adorning in Gold a Wall Carpet Gifted from Iran to the United Nations

Here’s a New English Verse Translation of “Adam’s Descendants,” a Poem from the Persian Poet Sa’di Shirazi, Adorning in Gold a Wall Carpet Gifted from Iran to the United Nations (An Interpretation and English Verse Translation by Mohammad H. (Behrooz) Tamdgidi, Dec. 3, 2018) [read more … ]

Mentoring, Methods, and Movements: Colloquium in Honor of Terence K. Hopkins by His Former Students and the Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems, and Civilizations
General Sociology

Remembering Terence K. Hopkins (1929-1997): New Publication Announcement

Terence K. Hopkins (d. 1997) was a hidden gem of world-systems studies who contributed indispensably to its foundation amid a lifelong collaboration with Immanuel Wallerstein. In this book, Hopkins’s students discuss what made him so impactful in shaping their practices of sociology, informed by an always self-reinventing World-Systems Analysis. [read more … ]