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December 4th, 2014

Accelerate Europe: The Geographical Imaginaries of Accelerationism

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Forum for Philosophy

December 4th, 2014

Accelerate Europe: The Geographical Imaginaries of Accelerationism

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Benjamin Noys/ Timothy Secret

Thursday 4 December 2014
Wolfson Theatre

Benjamin Noys, Reader in English, University of Chichester

Chair: Timothy Secret, Lecturer in Philosophy and Religion, University of Winchester

How can we imagine a way out of the stasis of a Europe mired in financial crisis? The proponents of ‘accelerationism’ argue the need to embrace forces of abstraction and technology that can escape ‘old’ Europe. In this talk, Benjamin Noys critically explored these alternative geographical imaginaries as attempts to come to terms with the ‘uneven’ forms of capital within Europe.

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