Call for Papers for the Second Annual Conference: Capitalism, Social Science and the Platform University

28 – 29 November 2019 Lancaster University Higher education is increasingly ‘platformised’. Indeed, digital platforms have become ubiquitous. They are dominant intermediaries not only in our social, economic and political life, but have become central forms of capitalist accumulation. While platforms differ in terms of openness to developers and public access to data, they operate … Continue reading Call for Papers for the Second Annual Conference: Capitalism, Social Science and the Platform University

Thinking on film: the next two movie screenings

Culture, politics and global justice research cluster is running a series of film screenings showing how contemporary cinema portrays the practice of 'thinking' - whether in the form of philosophy, theory, mathematics, writing, or something else. The Stuart Hall Project 8 November 2019, 5PM, Donald McIntyre Building GS5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MA-og9_-Yro Hannah Arendt 15 November 2019, 5PM, … Continue reading Thinking on film: the next two movie screenings

The Platform University 2, November 28th-29th 2019

28 – 29 November 2019 Lancaster University Higher education is increasingly ‘platformised’. Indeed, digital platforms have become ubiquitous. They are dominant intermediaries not only in our social, economic and political life, but have become central forms of capitalist accumulation. While platforms differ in terms of openness to developers and public access to data, they operate … Continue reading The Platform University 2, November 28th-29th 2019

Call for book chapters: postdigital humans

This call for chapters might be of interest to some of our members: CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS: Postdigital Humans Maggi Savin-Baden (Editor) The development and use of Postdigital Humans is occurring rapidly, but often in unexpected ways and spaces. This, second book in the Postdigital Science and Education book series, will present research-based chapters which explore … Continue reading Call for book chapters: postdigital humans