BOREDOM AND ACADEMIC WORK

Based on: Finkielsztein, M. (2021). Boredom and Academic Work. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 2-6. [preview at Google Books] There is rather little doubt that people experience boredom, especially at work. According to Walter Benjamin, who summarized Émile Tardieu’s (1913) book on the subject, ‘all human activity is shown to be a vain attemptContinue reading “BOREDOM AND ACADEMIC WORK”

Civitas on Air – Podcast on Boredom

The translation of the interview with Mariusz Finkielsztein – Civitas on Air (2021, June 14). Nuda w domu, nuda w pracy… Co robić? [Boredom at home, boredom at work… What to do?] [Podcast]. Roland Zarzycki: Today, together with my guest, Mariusz Finkielsztein, we will talk about why we all think we know what boredom is and why we areContinue reading “Civitas on Air – Podcast on Boredom”

Presentations from The Boredom Conference now available!

The 4th edition of Boredom Conference has ended. Yet, all presentations are now available to watch on YouTube channel of The International Society of Boredom Studies. Below the presentation of Mariusz Finkielsztein “Disdained or Psychologized: Towards the Sociological Definition of Boredom.” Enjoy watching!