Populist technologies and the new spectacle of finance
03 July 2019, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm
How do new media and technologies shape the political economy of Trump and Brexit? What is the mass psychology that sustains such populist technologies? And what are the risks and possibilities of a radical political engagement with the ‘digital’? A panel discussion with Chiara Bottici (The New School for Social Research), Christian Fuchs (University of Westminster) and Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou (University College London).
This event is free.
IAS Common GroundGround floor, South Wing, UCLLondonWC1E 6BTUnited Kingdom
This event is supported by the Institute of Advanced Studies. Part of the ‘Imaginal Politics’ project: a collaboration between the Department of Social Science at UCL and The New School for Social Research. Funded by UCL Global Engagement .
This event will be followed by a drinks reception.
The first event in the series, ‘New Fascism, mass psychology and financialisation’ took place on Februrary 21st in New York City.