NICK SRNICEK on Left Futurism

 

Presented with RED MAY SEATTLE.

Nick Srnicek, co-author of The Accelerationist Manifesto and Inventing the Future: Post-Capitalism and a World Without Work, is a lecturer in international political economy at City, University of London. His new book Platform Capitalism (Polity) looks critically at the new business form exemplified by Airbnb, Apple, Facebook, GE, Google, Microsoft, Siemens, and Uber tracing its evolution from the downturn of the 1970s through the 2007-8 Financial Crisis. He will be introduced by Jason Adams, Co-Curator of Red May and Co-Founder of The New Centre for Research & Practice. Nick Srnicek appears here as part of a month long series of Free Events at various locations. More information and schedule at RedMaySeattle.org.

Date: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 7:30pm
Location: 
The Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122