The Future - how do we think about it in the light of climate change?
Continuing our 'Future' theme, this month's text is The Climate of History: Four Theses by Dipesh Chakrabarty. Can we imagine a world in which there are no humans? What... Learn more
How do we speculate about the future?
Continuing our theme of 'The Future', this month we look at how we might go about speculating about the future, using a text that tracks a history of an approach which... Learn more
Imagined Futures: Does the economy rely on fictional expectations?
We start the New Year with an appropriate new strand of Different Class events - The Future. How do notions of "The Future" develop and what is their function? Is... Learn more
Do we destroy what we seek to improve?
As part of our unintended consequences strand, this month we'll be discussing the question, Do we destroy what we seek to improve? As a starting point our text is Part I... Learn more
At this month's Different Class we'll be discussing unintended consequences - our text is The Unanticipated Consequences of Purposive Social Action by Robert Merton. You... Learn more
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