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Speaker(s): Professor Hartmut Rosa
Chair: Professor Nigel Dodd

Recorded on 12 January 2017 at Old Theatre, Old Building

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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