Recordings of a regular seminar on radical theory, culture and politics led by Jeremy Gilbert, Professor of Cultural and Political Theory at the University of East London.
What is (or was) ‘Postmodernism’? – 3 hour version!
I volunteered to record a lecture on ‘Postmodernism’ after Tory minister Liz Truss denounced it this week. This is the long version. The short, 1-hour version immediately precedes this one in the feed, so feel free to skip back to that one instead ;). If you like this and want to show some appreciation, please […]
What is (or was) Postmodernism? – 1 hour version
I volunteered to record a lecture on ‘Postmodernism’ after Tory minister Liz Truss denounced it this week. This is the long version. The long, 3-hour version follows next. I wouldn’t bother listening to this if you plan to listen to the long one. If you like this please throw a quid or two in the […]
The Aftermath of Defeat: a Conversation with Anna Minton and Richard Seymour
In January 2019 we were planning a public event with Anna Minton and Richard Seymour, discussing the aftermath of the December 2019 general election and the then-ongoing Labour Party leadership election. We had to cancel the event because of a problem with the venue and instead recorded a conversation between Anna, Richard and Jeremy […]
The Costs of Connection
The Costs of Connection: How Data is Colonising Human Life and Appropriating it for Capitalism with Nick Couldry and Ulises Mejias Just about any social need is now met with an opportunity to “connect” through digital means. But this convenience is not free-it is purchased with vast amounts of personal data transferred through […]
High Weirdness with Erik Davis, Debra Benita Shaw and Jeremy Gilbert Presented in Association with #ACFM – the Home of the Weird Left Since the 1990s, Erik Davis has been charting the multiple interfaces between consciousness-expansion, technological trickery, drug cultures and social change: in books such as Techgnosis: Myth, Magic and Mysticism in […]
Britain’s Nervous Breakdown: What is Actually Happening?
With Will Davies, and Jeremy Gilbert What on Earth is happening to British politics, culture and society? What is at the root of the present crisis of political representation and objective knowledge? Should we care about the crisis of liberal democracy? Is the internet a powerful new tool of democratic engagement, or is it just […]
More from Jem please!
The last two podcasts on postmodernism were great. I would welcome more in depth lectures on broad topics like this. Thanks for putting these out!
Great public seminars
Thanks Jeremy! The episodes with Alex Williams and Erik Davis in particular are superb.
Jeremy Gilbert helmed tour de force