Event Date: 18 January 2018
John Galsworthy building
Penrhyn Road campus
Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
Dr Emmanuel Alloa (University of St. Gallen, Switzerland) – Transparentism: The end of critique
Emmanuel Alloa discusses the ideal of transparency and its civilizing promises. He argues that the notion of potential surveillance suffices for it to be effective: disciplinary measures are being replaced by self-discipline. Transparentism raises the spectre of the end of critique.
Introduction by Professor Peter Osborne (Kingston):