LSE IDEAS Book Launch
Thursday 2 May 2013, 6.30-8.00pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor Christopher Coker; Chair: Professor Arne Westad
In his latest book Christopher Coker explains how the latest technologies are transforming the face of war. We are folding men into a cybernetic system that will be able to read their thoughts as well as monitor their actions. On the battlefields of tomorrow men and machines will co-exist in an uneasy relationship. Are we in danger of losing touch with our humanity – the name we give not only to a species but the qualities it is deemed to embody? In revaluing technology are we devaluing our own humanity?
Christopher Coker is Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Head of Department.
Professor Arne Westad is Director of LSE IDEAS.
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, London School of Economics.
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