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14th Annual Nicos Poulantzas Memorial Lecture
Manuel Castells: Power in the Digital Age
- The 14th Annual Nicos Poulantzas Memorial Lecture will be held online due to the exceptional circumstances created by COVID-19 pandemic, on Thursday, December 10th, 2020, at 7.00 p.m. (EET). Nicos Poulantzas Institute established the Annual Memorial Lecture aiming at presenting prominent intellectual figures from the international Left to the Greek public.
10th December 2020
Lecture in English original, Introduction and Comment in English translation
for the stream of the lecture in Greek visit Nikos Poulantzas Institute
The well-known Spanish sociologist Manuel Castells will be the guest speaker of this year’s Annual Nicos Poulantzas Memorial Lecture, his speech is entitled “Power in the digital age: The legacy of Poulantzas theory in the new historical context”.
It will be a highly topical disquisition on issues that acquire great immediate interest. The imposed social distancing measures shift within the digital world not only the majority of the economical activities as well as the most aspects of everyday life but also the political sphere itself.
Costis Hadjimichalis, Professor Emeritus of Harokopio University and member of NPI, will introduce the speaker on behalf of the Nikos Poulantzas Institute. Nicos Poulantzas Institute established the Annual Memorial Lecture aiming at presenting prominent intellectual figures from the international Left to the Greek public.
Questions for Manuel Castells can be sent in advance in the email address firstname.lastname@example.org under the subject “Annual lecture”.