Manuel Castells at the Bergen International Festival
Holberg Prize Laureate 2012 Manuel Castells in conversation with Knut Helland, Dean of the faculty if Social Sciences at the University of Bergen and board member of Bergen International Festival. Photo: Holbergprisen / Marit Hommedal / Scanpix
Holberg Prize laureate 2012, Manuel Castells, shares his perspectives on how the new information and media technologies influences cultural identity. Manuel Castells in conversation with Knut Helland, Dean of the faculty of Social Sciences and board member of Bergen International Festival.
My analysis of power. This has been the overarching theme I have studied in my works, in many contexts and in different domains of society. Power in the city. Power in and by information technology. Power in globalization. Communication power, that is the power and counterpower built in the media and in the Internet networks. Read more.
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Holberg International Memorial Prize is awarded annually for outstanding scholarly work in the fields of the arts and humanities, social sciences, law and theology. The prize amount is NOK 4.5 million (Appr. EUR 570,000/ USD 800,000)
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