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Making Sense of the Digital Society: Capitalist Subjectivity and the Internet

With Eva Illouz / Moderation: Tobi Müller

The rapidsocial and technological change brings about enormous uncertainties with a needfor explanations and sense-making but also of shaping our common future. Thislecture series, the next editions of which take place at HAU Hebbel am Ufer,thrives to develop a critical perspective on the processes of transformationthat our societies are currently undergoing and is inviting visionary thinkersto help us making sense of the digital society. 

Eva Illouz examines emotionality in the age of digital capitalism. We are constantlyconfronted with visual attractions. How does this change love? Is digitaltechnology changing the way we experience relationships? How do platforms makeuse of their users emotional engagement?
Current Performances
Wed 06.03.2019, 19:00 / HAU1
English with German simultaneous translation
approx. 90 min.
The lecture series is organised by Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) and the Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung/bpb). In cooperation with HAU Hebbel am Ufer.