16 November 2021

Helen Kennedy to take part in prestigious lecture series alongside the World's greatest digital society thinkers

Professor Helen Kennedy has been invited to give a lecture as part of a prestigious lecture series in Berlin alongside some of the world’s greatest digital society thinkers.

Professor Helen Kennedy, Department of Sociological Studies

The high-profile ‘Making Sense of the Digital Society’ lecture series from the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society in Berlin invites great European thinkers to consider the processes of digital transformation that societies are currently undergoing. Previous speakers have included the world's most important internet and digital society thinkers, including Manuel Castells, Shoshana Zuboff, Jose van Dyck, Nick Couldry. 

Helen, Professor of Digital Society in the Department of Sociological Studies, will deliver a lecture on 16 November 2021, 18:30 – 21:00, on ‘Everyday life in times of datafication’. In her lecture, Helen will draw on various Living With Data projects which have received support from a range of funders, including Nuffield Foundation and AHRC.

I'm honoured to be invited to speak in this lecture series, alongside some of the world's greatest digital society thinkers. I'm completely in awe of the other speakers in the series and hope to add to their contributions by telling stories about people's everyday lives with data, something that I think is missing from the lecture series conversation to date.

Professor Helen Kennedy

The lecture will be livestreamed. More details can be found here.

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