Tributes pour in for Stuart Hall

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Stuart Hall and his colleagues at Soundings journal are among the reasons we started the Taking Soundings events in Leeds. We mourn his passing.  A collection of recent testimonies to his life and work are clustered here

Gregor McLellan’s article explains the range and depth of Stuart’s thinking very well indeed.  Read it here

Another tribute here concentrating on Stuart’s role at Birmingham University

Brian Meeks, Rupert Lewis and Anthony Bogues have contributed this tribute from the Centre for Caribbean Thought

Here’s another important tribute from Ben Carrington

And here is Gary Younge’s

And here are three brief  academic voices in the HE newspaper

And another one, from Annie Paul, which includes lots more photos and an interview in which Annie and Stuart discuss painting

And this is Lawrence Grossberg’s, which reminds us of an important part of Stuart’s political methodology: ‘relations’

“My story begins by recognizing that every single moment of Stuart’s career was about a commitment to relations and the new forms of intellectual and political work that commitment entailed. Key words like collaboration and conversation, and key elements like generosity and humility, are a tangible part of his legacy.

David Edgar’s brief remarks in the IRR newsletter can be accessed here

Ben Carrington has written another tribute concentrating on Stuart’s sociology – read it here

Robin Blackburn’s tribute is here

At today’s count (21.2.2014) 38 essays about Stuart are gathered at the Lawrence & Wishart page for Stuart Hall here  It includes most of those listed above.

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