About me

Thomas AllmerI am a social scientist, based at the University of Klagenfurt in Austria. My publications include Towards a Critical Theory of Surveillance in Informational Capitalism (Peter Lang, 2012) and Critical Theory and Social Media: Between Emancipation and Commodification (Routledge, 2015). My forthcoming book, Universities and Academic Labour in Times of Precarisation and Digitalisation, will be published with Routledge in 2022.

 

NEWS: YOU CAN FIND ME AT THE FOLLOWING EVENT(S)

‘Eigentum, Medien, Öffentlichkeit’. Tagung des Netzwerks Kritische Kommunikationswissenschaft. Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria. 12-14 May 2022, https://krikowi.net/wien

Communication, Capitalism and Critique: Critical Media Sociology in the 21st Century, ESA RN18 mid-term conference 2022, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy, 1-3 September 2022, https://rn18esa.wordpress.com

Research interests

My research focuses on:

  • Critical social theory
  • Political economy of media, information and communication
  • Digital media and society
  • Digital labour and capitalism
  • Universities and academic labour

Last update: January 2022