Looks like this event has already ended.
Check out upcoming events by this organizer, or organize your very own event.
Networks of Outrage and Hope
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (GMT)
London, United Kingdom
Outrage and Hope
Wednesday 20 March 2013
6.00pm - 7.00pm
8 John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6EZ
In our time, multimodal, digital networks of horizontal communication are the fastest and most autonomous, interactive and self-expanding means of communications in history. From the Arab uprisings, to the indignadas movement in Spain, to Occupy in the US, the networked social movements of the digital age represent a new species of social movement.
Leading scholar of our contemporary networked society, Manuel Castells, visits the RSA to shed light on these movements, and to examine their formation, their dynamics, their values and their prospects for social transformation.
Speaker: Manuel Castells, University Professor and Wallis Annenberg Chair of Communication Technology and Society at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles and author.
Suggested hashtag for Twitter users: #RSAnetworks
You can watch this event live
You can listen to this event live
When & Where
For more than 200 years, the RSA has provided platforms for leading public thinkers. That tradition lives on in our free events programme.
Browse our distinguished and diverse roll call of past speakers. Missed an event that you were interested in? Don't worry you can listen to the podcast or watch the video.
What can I expect when I attend your events?
Our events typically last between one hour and one hour fifteen minutes, the speaker or speakers will present for the first half of the event before we open the debate up to you in the audience. You are welcome to ask a question or make a comment but please try to be concise and to the point so other members of the audience can get involved in the discussion too.
All of our events are audio and video recorded and are made available on our website to watch and listen to again. Please be aware that by attending our events you may be visible in the audience in photos or in the video of the event, and if you ask any questions these are likely to feature in our podcasts.