Manuel Castells: Power and counter-power in the digital society @ Kino International, Berlin [12. Dezember]

Manuel Castells: Power and counter-power in the digital society


1507
12.
Dezember
19:00 - 21:30

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Kino International
Karl- Marx- Allee 33, 10178 Berlin
+++ REGISTRATION REQUIRED: hiig.de/en/events/power-counter-power-in-digital-society/ +++

+++ CHANGE OF LOCATIONS: Due to high interest in Manuel Castells' lecture, the event will take place at Kino International in Berlin. 📢 +++

How is power constituted in the digital society? Who is powerful – and how can power be countered and contested? The advent of digitally networked technologies has long been thought to foster democratisation and emancipation, to empower people that have previously been marginalized and neglected. Today, we know that the story is more complex: only a few companies dominate the internet ecosystem, democratic uprisings like the much-cited “Arab Spring” have faced severe repressions.

Manuel Castells: Power and Counter-Power in the Digital Society
12 December 2017 | 7.00 pm – 9.30 pm
Kino International | Karl-Marx-Allee 33 | 10178 Berlin

More information on the event: hiig.de/en/events/power-counter-power-in-digital-society/

Some things to keep in mind:

Due to high interest in Manuel Castells' lecture, we would like to ask you to be at Kino International at least 30 minutes before the event. Please, bring your (digital or printed) confirmation form sent via mail. If you already know you will not be able to attend the event, please allow another person to take your spot by sending an email to [email protected]

+++ The event and live stream will be in English and simultaneously translated into German! +++

ABOUT CASTELLS

Already with his highly influential trilogy “The Information Age”, Manuel Castells has highlighted the ambiguities of this development. Traditional forms of power might erose, but new, distributed forms of power emerge, Castells argued back then. In this lecture, he will revisit the development of the last 20 years and explain the re-distribution of power and counter-power in the digital society.

ABOUT THE ACADEMIC LECTURE SERIES

HIIG and bpb are organising an academic lecture series on “Making Sense of the Digital Society”. The high-profile series thrives to develop a European perspective on the processes of transformation that our societies are currently undergoing.

The lecture series starts in December 2017 and will run throughout 2018. Confirmed speakers are Manuel Castells, author of the highly influential Information Age-Trilogy and professor at the University of Catalonia, and the University of Southern California, Marion Fourcade, professor of sociology at the UC Berkeley, Christoph Neuberger, professor of communication studies at the LMU München and José van Dijck, author of the forthcoming book The Platform Society and president of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

More information on the academic lecture series: hiig.de/en/making-sense-of-the-digital-society/
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