Mon, 26 Aug 2019, 17:00
Greenbelt Festival, Northamptionshire (UK), Boughton House, Geddington Rd., Kettering, NN14 1BJ
As part of the 'Provocations from Pluto' portion of the Radical Reading list at Greenbelt Festival
Our lives as workers, consumers and citizens are increasingly monitored by new technologies. Simultaneously, big business and finance become increasingly less regulated and controllable. What does this technocratic ideology and surveillance-heavy culture reveal about the deeper reality of modern society?
Dr. Peter Bloom leads the Department of People and Organisations at the Open University, re-thinking power, resistance and politics in the modern age.