Helen Hester/ Nick Srnicek/ Jamie Woodcock

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6.30 – 8pm | Tuesday 17 January 2017
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, LSE

Speakers
Helen Hester, Associate Professor of Media and Communications, University of West London
Nick Srnicek, Lecturer in International Political Economy, City, University of London
Jamie Woodcock, LSE Fellow, Department of Management, LSE

Chair
Danielle Sands, Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Culture, Royal Holloway, University of London, and Forum for European Philosophy Fellow

From the impact of de-industrialization to the emerging forms of labour generated by technological advances, we are witnessing a transformation of work. What impact does the digital economy have on our understanding of work? Does it alter our conception of the labouring body? Where should we look to make sense of work in the contemporary, globalized world?

Image credit: Seymour Fogel, ‘The Wealth of the Nation’