Andy Stirling on Covid-19, modernity and control: video

STEPS co-director Andy Stirling gave an online talk on 15 May 2020 exploring ideas about modernity and the ‘futilities of control’, in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.

The talk was given as part of ESG India’s seminar series Imaginaries for a Resilient and Inclusive New World. A video recording of the talk is available on ESG India’s YouTube channel, or you can watch it below.

The talk further explores ideas previously discussed by Prof Stirling in his STEPS blogpost: Modernity Without its Clothes: the pandemic crisis shines a light on futilities of control.

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