Associate ProfessorJeremy Smith’s principal research expertise lies in the disciplinary fields of historical and comparative sociology and social theory. Dr Smith’s current work revolves around the multidisciplinary fields of civilizational analysis and social imaginaries.
Jeremy has published widely in high-ranking journals, and is author of Europe and the Americas: State Formation, Capitalism and Civilizations in Atlantic Modernity (Brill, 2006) and Debating Civilizations: Interrogating Civilizational Analysis in a Global Age (Manchester University Press, 2017). He is also a Coordinating Editor of the international journal Social Imaginaries (Zeta Books) and the Social Imaginaries book series (Rowman & Littlefield).
Jeremy is currently Associate Dean (Research) in the School of Arts at Federation University Australia and has worked for the University and its predecessors since 1996. He received his PhD from the University of Melbourne in 1996, researching long-term processes of state formation and the development of capitalism in Europe.
Civilizational Analysis as a Mode of the Intercultural: Intercivilizational Encounters, the Intercultural and Contemporary Historical Sociology
Civilization, Modernity, and Critique: engaging Johann P. Arnason's macro-social theory
Regionality and civilizations in the Americas: Considerations on civilizational analysis in the context of American modernities
American Imaginaries: Nations, Societies and Capitalism in the Many Americas
The genesis, development and implementation of an interdisciplinary university Cross-School Research Group
Civilizations in History and Myth: Considerations on the Imaginary and the Imaginal
Debating Imaginal Politics
Encounters and Engagement in the Civilizational Analysis of Japan
Southern lights: Metropolitan imaginaries in Latin America
History, Civilizations, Imaginaries
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In and Out of Place: Civilization Interaction and the Making of Australia in Oceania and Asia
The making of Euro-Australia occurred against the backdrop of two dimensions of its historical...
Social Imaginaries: Critical Interventions
Written by members of the Social Imaginaries Editorial Collective, these programmatic essays...
The Social Imaginaries Field: Overview and Introduction
Editorial Introduction; Social Imaginaries
North America’s Metropolitan Imaginaries
Scholars of modernity have taken a particular interest in processes of urbanization and—thinking...
Debating civilisations: Interrogating civilisational analysis in a global age
Debating civilisations offers an up-to-date evaluation of the re-emerging field of civilisational...
Editorial; Social Imaginaries
Grounds for engagement: Dissonances and overlaps at the intersection of contemporary civilizations analysis and postcolonial sociology
This article elucidates grounds for engagement between two fields of the social sciences engaged...
Social Imaginaries in Debate
Investigations into social imaginaries have burgeoned in recent years. From â€˜the capitalist...
Translating Sociology into Japanese, Chinese and Korean Languages
East Asia's encounters with the West include an interesting era of translation of sociological...
Atlantic capitalism, American economic cultures
Contexts of Capitalism: From the 'Unlimited Extension of "Rational Mastery"' to Civilizational Varieties of Accumulation and Economic Imagination
Humanities education as a pathway for women in regional and rural Australia: Clemente Ballarat
This paper provides insight into the experience of Clemente humanities education for six regional...
Political Imaginaries in Question
Revolutionary Doctrines and Political Imaginaries: American Modernities in the Republican Age
The social thought of Castoriadis and Lefort address Old World constellations. Yet both are...
Modernity and civilization in Johann Arnason's social theory of Japan
Johann Arnason's exploration of the historical constellation of East Asia has helped...
The Ballarat Clemente Program: A doorway to the treasures of humanities education
The Many Americas - Civilization and Modernity in the Atlantic World
Civilisational Analysis and Intercultural Models of American Societies
Outside and against the Quincentenary: Modern indigenous representations at the time of the Colombian celebrations
Genetic resistance to growth of Lucilia cuprina larvae in Merino sheep
How to be happy by calling for change: Constructs of happiness and meaningfulness amongst social movement activists
Europe's Atlantic empires: Early modern state formation reconsidered
Strategies of Social Activists: an NLP interpretation
Europe and the Americas: State formation, capitalism and civilizations in Atlantic modernity
Civilization sociology and perspective on the Atlantic
Global encounters in Japanese social thought during the Meiji era
Issues and debates in contemporary critical and social philosophy
Japan's civilisation, japan's others
Japan's civilization, Japan's others
The peripheral centre: Essays on Japanese history and civilization
Lives of young Koreans in Japan
Theories of state formation and civilisation in Johann P Arnason and Shmuel Eisenstadt's comparative sociologies of Japan
Reviews: Reorient: Global Economy in the Asian Age