Thesis Eleven Public Lecture: Techno-Politics of the Future University — thesis eleven

Thesis Eleven Forum for Social and Political Theory presents a public lecture delivered by Professor Michael A. Peters (Beijing Normal University). This lecture coincides with a week of workshops and conference on Global Education co-hosted by the International Education Association Australia.

A Map of Techno-Politics of the Future University: Deep Convergence, Platform Ontologies, and Cognitive Efficiency

Professor Michael A. Peters, Beijing Normal University

Thursday 8th August 2019
5:30pm-7:30pm
La Trobe University, City Campus.
360 Collins St. Room 2.10.

Thesis Eleven Forum for Social and Political Theory presents a public lecture delivered by Professor Michael A. Peters (Beijing Normal University). This lecture coincides with a week of workshops and conference on Global Education co-hosted by the International Education Association Australia. Please join us for refreshments at 5:30pm. Lecture begins at 6pm. All welcome (please rsvp via the form below).

A Map of Techno-Politics of the Future University: Deep Convergence, Platform Ontologies, and Cognitive Efficiency

The supreme value of cognitive efficiency requires that we participate and labour endlessly, that we give away our data free, and that we integrate ourselves into the soon to be one trillion-dollar data monopolies of surveillance capitalism, a form of ‘digital authoritarianism’. The ‘dataism’ that creates new ‘platform ontologies’ now threaten the tracking and hacking of the body …

via Thesis Eleven Public Lecture: Techno-Politics of the Future University — thesis eleven

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