Keynote Webcasts

Selected keynote presentations will be webcast live! You will not need any special software to view them, as long as you can watch YouTube videos on your computer, tablet or smartphone then you can watch the webcasts.

Join In!

You can also interact with the discussion by adding comments or questions using live messaging, simply click on the YouTube icon at the bottom right of the video window and then use the ‘Chat’ area to the right on the YouTube page. So if you can’t make it to the conference, then join in and participate from wherever you are!

Professor David Held, Monday 29th June at 9:30am GMT

David is author of more than 60 written or edited books and of an extensive number of academic articles on democracy, democratsation, globalisation, global governance and global policy – over a 25-year period.

Professor Wendy Brown, Monday 29th June at 4:45pm GMT

Wendy is best known for intertwining the insights of Marx, Nietzsche, Weber, Freud, Frankfurt School theorists, Foucault, and contemporary Continental philosophers to critically interrogate formations of power, political identity, citizenship, and political subjectivity in contemporary liberal democracies.

Professor Claire Colebrook, Tuesday 30th June at 4:45pm GMT

Claire has published numerous works on Gilles Deleuze, visual art, poetry, queer theory, film studies, contemporary literature, theory, cultural studies and visual culture. She is the editor (with Tom Cohen) of the Critical Climate Change Book Series at Open Humanities Press.

Dr Elizabeth Ferris, Wednesday 1st July at 9:00am GMT

As the co-director of the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement, Elizabeth focuses on the international community’s response to humanitarian crises, with a particular emphasis on the human rights of internally displaced persons. Her most recent book is “The Politics of Protection: The Limits of Humanitarian Action” (Brookings Institution Press, 2011).