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Prof. Manuel Castells

Chair Professor of Communication Technology and Society

Manuel Castells is Professor of Communication and the holder of the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California. He is a Research Professor at the Open University of Catalonia in Barcelona and Professor Emeritus of Sociology and of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley.

"Governments can no longer govern; they can only negotiate"

Manuel Castells

In detail

Between 1967 and 1979 he was associate professor of sociology at the School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences at the University of Paris. In 1979 he was appointed Professor of City and Regional Planning and of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. He has lectured in over 300 academic institutions in 43 countries.

What he offers you

Manuel Castells is the most influential urban theorist of our time and has revolutionized modern thought on the processes of advanced capitalism and the generation of inequality. His forward thinking views reflect the panoramic breadth of his knowledge, the clarity of his approach, and the scholarly rigor and intellectual depth of his theoretical methods.

How he presents

Manuel is a brilliant speaker who brings great depth to his immaculately researched presentations in which he skilfully demonstrates his analytical prowess.

Languages

He presents in English, Catalan, French and Spanish.

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Topics

  • The Information Age
  • The Network Society
  • Cross Cultural Issues
  • The Power of the Internet
  • The Knowledge Economy

Testimonials

  • It was a great conference and Manuel gave us an innovative viewpoint, the audience was delighted - International Specialist Brokers

Publications

  • 2009
    Communication Power
  • 2006
    Mobile Communication and Society
  • 2006
    The Network Society
  • 2004
    The Information Society and the Welfare State
  • 2003
    The Collapse of Communism
  • 2003
    The Power of Identity (The Information Age)
  • 2003
    The Internet Galaxy
  • 2000
    End of Millennium

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