Manuel Castells Chair Professor of Communication Technology and Society - The Leading Speakers Bureau

Jan 01 2018

Manuel Castells

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Chair Professor of Communication Technology and Society

Manuel CastellsManuel Castells is Professor of Communication and the holder of the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California. He is a Research Professor at the Open University of Catalonia in Barcelona and Professor Emeritus of Sociology and of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley.

“Governments can no longer govern; they can only negotiate”


In detail

Between 1967 and 1979 he was associate professor of sociology at the School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences at the University of Paris. In 1979 he was appointed Professor of City and Regional Planning and of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. He has lectured in over 300 academic institutions in 43 countries.


What he offers you

Manuel Castells is the most influential urban theorist of our time and has revolutionized modern thought on the processes of advanced capitalism and the generation of inequality. His forward thinking views reflect the panoramic breadth of his knowledge, the clarity of his approach, and the scholarly rigor and intellectual depth of his theoretical methods.


How he presents

Manuel is a brilliant speaker who brings great depth to his immaculately researched presentations in which he skilfully demonstrates his analytical prowess.



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Topics

The Information Age

The Network Society

Innovation, Productivity and Competitiveness in a Global Network Economy

The Knowledge Economy



Publications

2006
Mobile Communication and Society

2006
The Network Society

2004
The Information Society and the Welfare State

2003
The Collapse of Communism

2003
The Power of Identity (The Information Age)

2003
The Internet Galaxy

2000
End of Millennium



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