The Internet and Social Media at a Crossroads: Capitalism or Commonism? (ICTS 2015)

5th ICTs and Society Conference

Perspectives for Critical Political Economy and Critical Theory



4 June, 11:00 Session 1

Christian Fuchs Critical Theory of the Internet: The Importance of Raymond Williams, Dallas Smythe, and Herbert Marcuse Today
Jörg Becker Media and Information Technology: Social control from above & outside and from below & inside

6 June, 9:00 Session 8

Stefania Milan Big Data and the understanding of the political
Payal Arora Big data Commons and the global South



Load the detailed programme down here.


Christian Fuchs, University of Westminster, London, UK
Marisol Sandoval, City University London, UK
Thomas Allmer, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Sebastian Sevignani, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany