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Culture, Power and Politics » Podcast
Culture, Power and Politics » Podcast

Culture, Power and Politics » Podcast

Jeremy Gilbert

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Recordings of a regular seminar on radical theory, culture and politics led by Jeremy Gilbert, Professor of Cultural and Political Theory at the University of East London.

Latest Episodes

The Costs of Connection

The Costs of Connection: How Data is Colonising Human Life and Appropriating it for Capitalism with Nick Couldry and Ulises Mejias Just about any social need is now met with an opportunity to “connect” through digital means. But this convenience is not free-it is purchased with vast amounts of personal data transferred through […]

99 MINJUL 9
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The Costs of Connection

High Weirdness

High Weirdness with Erik Davis, Debra Benita Shaw and Jeremy Gilbert Presented in Association with #ACFM – the Home of the Weird Left Since the 1990s, Erik Davis has been charting the multiple interfaces between consciousness-expansion, technological trickery, drug cultures and social change: in books such as Techgnosis: Myth, Magic and Mysticism in […]

-1 sJUN 27
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High Weirdness

Britain’s Nervous Breakdown: What is Actually Happening?

With Will Davies,and Jeremy Gilbert What on Earth is happening to British politics, culture and society? What is at the root of the present crisis of political representation and objective knowledge? Should we care about the crisis of liberal democracy? Is the internet a powerful new tool of democratic engagement, or is it just […]

123 MINJUN 22
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Britain’s Nervous Breakdown: What is Actually Happening?

Vitruvian Mantology: Architecture and Posthuman Politics

With Debra Benita Shawand Alberto Duman Vitruvian Man, Leonardo’s perfectly proportioned human based on the recommendations of a Roman architect who thought that strong and stable (and beautiful) buildings would guarantee a strong and stable state, still provides the template for architectural design. What this suggests is not only that the built environment is designed […]

-1 sJUN 22
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Vitruvian Mantology: Architecture and Posthuman Politics

The War on Drugs: Race, Class, Colonialism and the Politics of Pleasures

With Kojo Koram, Mike Jay,Debra Benita Shaw and Jeremy Gilbert It is now a matter of historical record that when Nixon and his aides officially launched their ‘war on drugs’ in the late 1960s, their express intention was to criminalise black radicalism and the counterculture. But the link between racism and the drug […]

-1 sJUN 14
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The War on Drugs: Race, Class, Colonialism and the Politics of Pleasures

After Work: The Fight for Free Time

With Helen Hester and Nick Srnicek Since the beginning of the industrial revolution, the world of work has been the central political battleground. What work is, who has to do it, who gets to do it and who gets rewarded for it are the most fundamental issues not just for trade-unionists and economists: but for […]

-1 sJUN 6
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After Work: The Fight for Free Time

The People vs The Media: Power and Democracy in the Public Sphere

With Natalie Fenton and Tom Mills The institutions of the modern media are supposed to serve the public interest: entertaining, educating and informing to the betterment of all. We all know that isn’t how it works. So what can we do about it? How can we challenge the concentration of information in the hands of […]

-1 sMAY 27
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The People vs The Media: Power and Democracy in the Public Sphere

Whose Empowerment? Feminism, Neoliberalism and Nationalism

With Sarah Banet-Weiser and Sara R. Farris Once an insurgent movement against patriarchy, feminism now finds itself occupying a far more complex position in the world. Powerful institutions, major corporations and almost all political parties – even the nationalist, xenophobic right – routinely pay lip-service to the goal of sexual equality. What are we to […]

-1 sMAY 15
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Whose Empowerment? Feminism, Neoliberalism and Nationalism

Digital Politics

Sorry for the poor sound quality on the recording here – we’ve figured out the technical causes and should be back to normal next week! You should be able to find a video you can watch at http://www.antiuniversity.org/Culture-Power-Politics-course-2019 As the world moves online, politics does too. Despite anxieties about the dangers and limitations of ‘clicktivism’, […]

-1 sMAY 12
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Digital Politics

The Deserving Rich?

Sorry for the poor sound quality on the recording here. It’s listenable, but you can alsofind a video you can watch at http://www.antiuniversity.org/Culture-Power-Politics-course-2019 What do the members of today’s ruling elite think they are doing, and why? What stories do they tell themselves, and us, to justify their right to rule? Why has almost […]

-1 sMAY 2
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The Deserving Rich?

Latest Episodes

The Costs of Connection

The Costs of Connection: How Data is Colonising Human Life and Appropriating it for Capitalism with Nick Couldry and Ulises Mejias Just about any social need is now met with an opportunity to “connect” through digital means. But this convenience is not free-it is purchased with vast amounts of personal data transferred through […]

99 MINJUL 9
Comments
The Costs of Connection

High Weirdness

High Weirdness with Erik Davis, Debra Benita Shaw and Jeremy Gilbert Presented in Association with #ACFM – the Home of the Weird Left Since the 1990s, Erik Davis has been charting the multiple interfaces between consciousness-expansion, technological trickery, drug cultures and social change: in books such as Techgnosis: Myth, Magic and Mysticism in […]

-1 sJUN 27
Comments
High Weirdness

Britain’s Nervous Breakdown: What is Actually Happening?

With Will Davies,and Jeremy Gilbert What on Earth is happening to British politics, culture and society? What is at the root of the present crisis of political representation and objective knowledge? Should we care about the crisis of liberal democracy? Is the internet a powerful new tool of democratic engagement, or is it just […]

123 MINJUN 22
Comments
Britain’s Nervous Breakdown: What is Actually Happening?

Vitruvian Mantology: Architecture and Posthuman Politics

With Debra Benita Shawand Alberto Duman Vitruvian Man, Leonardo’s perfectly proportioned human based on the recommendations of a Roman architect who thought that strong and stable (and beautiful) buildings would guarantee a strong and stable state, still provides the template for architectural design. What this suggests is not only that the built environment is designed […]

-1 sJUN 22
Comments
Vitruvian Mantology: Architecture and Posthuman Politics

The War on Drugs: Race, Class, Colonialism and the Politics of Pleasures

With Kojo Koram, Mike Jay,Debra Benita Shaw and Jeremy Gilbert It is now a matter of historical record that when Nixon and his aides officially launched their ‘war on drugs’ in the late 1960s, their express intention was to criminalise black radicalism and the counterculture. But the link between racism and the drug […]

-1 sJUN 14
Comments
The War on Drugs: Race, Class, Colonialism and the Politics of Pleasures

After Work: The Fight for Free Time

With Helen Hester and Nick Srnicek Since the beginning of the industrial revolution, the world of work has been the central political battleground. What work is, who has to do it, who gets to do it and who gets rewarded for it are the most fundamental issues not just for trade-unionists and economists: but for […]

-1 sJUN 6
Comments
After Work: The Fight for Free Time

The People vs The Media: Power and Democracy in the Public Sphere

With Natalie Fenton and Tom Mills The institutions of the modern media are supposed to serve the public interest: entertaining, educating and informing to the betterment of all. We all know that isn’t how it works. So what can we do about it? How can we challenge the concentration of information in the hands of […]

-1 sMAY 27
Comments
The People vs The Media: Power and Democracy in the Public Sphere

Whose Empowerment? Feminism, Neoliberalism and Nationalism

With Sarah Banet-Weiser and Sara R. Farris Once an insurgent movement against patriarchy, feminism now finds itself occupying a far more complex position in the world. Powerful institutions, major corporations and almost all political parties – even the nationalist, xenophobic right – routinely pay lip-service to the goal of sexual equality. What are we to […]

-1 sMAY 15
Comments
Whose Empowerment? Feminism, Neoliberalism and Nationalism

Digital Politics

Sorry for the poor sound quality on the recording here – we’ve figured out the technical causes and should be back to normal next week! You should be able to find a video you can watch at http://www.antiuniversity.org/Culture-Power-Politics-course-2019 As the world moves online, politics does too. Despite anxieties about the dangers and limitations of ‘clicktivism’, […]

-1 sMAY 12
Comments
Digital Politics

The Deserving Rich?

Sorry for the poor sound quality on the recording here. It’s listenable, but you can alsofind a video you can watch at http://www.antiuniversity.org/Culture-Power-Politics-course-2019 What do the members of today’s ruling elite think they are doing, and why? What stories do they tell themselves, and us, to justify their right to rule? Why has almost […]

-1 sMAY 2
Comments
The Deserving Rich?