Friday, 28 February 2020 at 9:30 am – Friday, 28 February 2020 at 1:00 pm
Ludocapitalism: structure, culture, agents
Date: Friday 28th February 2020
Time: 9.30am - 1pm
Location: Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, BS 3.11
Tickets: Free - Available on Eventbrite
A one-day symposium, hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University, on Friday morning, February 28, that brings together scholars from across the UK and Europe to present their current research on the topic of “ludocapitalism” and the relationship between structure, culture and the agents that move within it.
This event is funded by RCASS, and is a part of a long-term strategy of developing cutting edge research into digital society. This event was co-organized by Dr. Daniel Joseph and Dr. Tom Brock.
Daniel Joseph is a senior lecturer of digital sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University, where he researches and publishes on the political economy of game apps, platforms, and digital labour. He’s an organizer with Game Workers Unite.
Tom Brock is a senior lecturer in the department of Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan. His research interests include social theory, digital culture and political protest. He has authored publications on video game consumption, critical pedagogy, student movements, and populism.