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Do We Really Live in an Acceleration Society?

Hosted by the Department of Sociology

Old Theatre, Old Building

Speakers

Professor Hartmut Rosa

Professor Hartmut Rosa

Professor Judy Wajcman

Professor Judy Wajcman

Respondent

Chair

Professor Nigel Dodd

Professor Nigel Dodd

In this lecture Professor Rosa argues that popular and scholarly claims about acceleration gloss over the complex relationship of technology, speed and time.

Hartmut Rosa is Professor of Sociology at the University of Jena and Director of the Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies at the University of Erfurt.

Judy Wajcman is the Anthony Giddens Professor of Sociology. She is author of Pressed for Time: The Acceleration of Life in Digital Capitalism.

Nigel Dodd (@nigelbdodd) is Professor in the Sociology Department at the LSE.

The Department of Sociology at LSE (@LSEsociology) was established in 1904 and remains committed to top quality teaching and leading research and scholarship today. 

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