Who is Stuart Hall?

Who is Stuart Hall?

June 26, 2021 Off By Felso

Stuart Hall is a Jamaican-British academic, author, and cultural studies sociologist who was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1932 and died in London in February 2014 at the age of 82.

Stuart Hall received a Rhodes Scholarship from Merton College, Oxford, was director of the Birmingham School of Contemporary Cultural Studies and professor of sociology at the Open University. He has presented a number of television programmes, including the BBC series “Redemption Songs” and broadcasts such as Open University.

Stuart Hall, president of the British Sociological Association, was a member of the Runnymede Commission on the Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain. He also chaired the arts organizations Iniva and Autograph ABP.

Stuart Hall was the founding editor of “Soundings” magazine and the first editor of the “New Left Review,” publisher of several articles and books on politics and culture, including “Policing the Crisis and “The Great Moving Right Show” (for Marxism Today).

Stuart Hall’s memoir “Familiar Stranger: A Life between Two Islands”, a collection of his political articles “Selected Political Writings” and “The Great Moving Right Show” were published in 2017.