With the increased digitisation of society comes an increased concern about who is left behind. From societal causes to the impact of everyday actions, leading experts will discuss Ellen Helsper’s latest book, The Digital Disconnect which explores the relationship between digital and social inequalities, and the lived consequences of digitisation.
Meet the speakers and chair:
Marta Arretche is Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of São Paulo, Director of the Center for Metropolitan Studies (CEM) and editor of the Brazilian Political Science Review.
Ellen Helsper (@EllenHel) is Professor of Digital Inequalities in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE.
Karen Mossberger (@KMossberger) is the Frank and June Sackton Professor in the School of Public Affairs in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona State University.
Mike Savage (@MikeSav47032563) is Professor of Sociology in the International Inequalities Institute at LSE. Between 2015 and 2020, he was Director of LSE’s International Inequalities Institute, which hosts the Atlantic Fellows programme, the largest global programme in the world devoted to challenging inequalities.
Bart Cammaerts is Professor of Politics and Communication and Head of the Department of Media and Communications at LSE.
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Organized By: the london school of economics and political science