11:30 am - 12:00 pm Coffee at home
12:00 - 12:10 intro
12:10 - 12:40 presentation
12:40 - 13:00 Break - food, drinks / coffee
13:00 - 18:00 Open discussion
In reference to his own digital identity, Anil K. Jain reflects on the changes of identity construction in the course of modernity and its latest turns (ie identity vs. difference, biometry vs. data mining etc.). Finally, uptopian and dystopian aspects are discussed.
Anil K. Jain is a social scientist and theorist with a broad scope of interests covering the current transformation processes of (post-)industrial societies, modernization and globalization, information society, theory of space/time, post-modernism and post-structuralism, class, difference and ethnicity; the sociology of values and social networks, metaphors and representation and much more. He is the co-founder and editor of "edition fatal" (a small publishing house) and currently working as coordinator of the research network AnEffLo (The Logic's of Anti-Efficiency: Reflexive and Sustainable Perspectives on Interactive Work with the Example of Care) .
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