Technology from Below

  • Nov 13, 2021 4:00–4:30PM

  • Humboldt University
    Philippstr. 13

***Archival video of this segment is available here.***

That the global digital infrastructure is consolidated in a few hands is no secret. Our working lives are deeply embedded and shaped by these dynamics at a greater pace than ever before. What is the role of automation in such a digital economy and possible modes of resistance? How and under which conditions can technology be leveraged for emancipatory purposes? What role could cooperatives play in using technology differently? What does it mean for the future of our working lives, and the structural economic potential these currently-liminal spaces hold?


  • Picture of Aaron Benanav

    Aaron Benanav Postdoctoral Researcher and Academic Coordinator, Humboldt University of Berlin

  • Morshed Mannan Research Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute

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