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Value and Values

“Value and Values” Saturday December 3rd 2016 9.30-18.30, followed by a wine reception at 18.30 Goldsmiths, University of London  This event is the final symposium for the ESRC Professorial Fellowship project “Value and Values” (ES/K010786/1) conducted between 2013-2016 by Bev… Read More ›

Data Fetishism

I find this argument from loc 270 of Rob Kitchin’s The Data Revolution extremely compelling. It reminds me of Roy Bhaskar’s argument about the fetishisation of facts from his Reclaiming Reality. This is what Kitchin says: Moreover, just as we think… Read More ›

Digital Health/Digital Capitalism on 4th July 2016 at Leeds Beckett University

Digital Health/Digital Capitalism on 4th July 2016 at Leeds Beckett University. Tickets are £20 and can be purchased here: http://onlinestore.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=2&deptid=4&catid=2&prodid=490 Details are below. Please contact Chris Till c.till@leedsbeckett for more info. Plenary speakers Nick Fox – Professor of Sociology, The… Read More ›