40 episodes

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.

Culture, Power and Politics » Podcast Jeremy Gilbert

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5, 11 Ratings

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.

    The Aftermath of Defeat: a Conversation with Anna Minton and Richard Seymour

    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

    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

    High Weirdness

        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?

    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 […]

    Vitruvian Mantology: Architecture and Posthuman Politics

    Vitruvian Mantology: Architecture and Posthuman Politics

    With Debra Benita Shaw and Alberto Duman Vitruvian Man, Leonardo’s perfectly proportioned human based on the recommendations of a Roman architect who thought that strong and stable (and beautiful) buildings would guarantee a strong and stable state, still provides the template for architectural design. What this suggests is not only that the built environment is designed […]

    The War on Drugs: Race, Class, Colonialism and the Politics of Pleasures

    The War on Drugs: Race, Class, Colonialism and the Politics of Pleasures

    With Kojo Koram, Mike Jay, Debra Benita Shaw and Jeremy Gilbert     It is now a matter of historical record that when Nixon and his aides officially launched their ‘war on drugs’ in the late 1960s, their express intention was to criminalise black radicalism and the counterculture. But the link between racism and the drug […]

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Listeners Also Subscribed To