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 with Peter Lang in 2012 and Critical Theory and Social Media: Between Emancipation and Commodification with Routledge in 2015. My forthcoming book, 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

Research interests

My research interests include:

  • Critical social theory
  • Political economy of media, information and communication
  • Sociology of technology
  • Digital labour and capitalism
  • Digital media and society
  • Privacy and surveillance studies
  • Universities and academic labour

Last update: January 2022