Critical Social Theorizing in the Age of Digitalized Alienation: Overview of the Global Roundtable «Critical Theory Today: Heritage and Usage»

Dmitry V. Ivanov, St. Petersburg State University
2021 Research Result Sociology and Management  
The article is an overview of the virtual meeting of researchers who are developing critical theory of society in different forms and in different countries. The global roundtable was organized around 9 main presentations made by leading critical theorists. Preserving basic ideas from the Frankfurt school and other lines of Marxism and neo-Marxism, critical theorists are working to open new sources for development of rational and at the same time humanist and contextualized critique of new
more » ... of alienation (including digital one) and new forms of oppression (including neocolonialist one). Participants of the global roundtable have shared idea of permanent reflection aimed at continuation of the critical theorizing and at the emancipation of human beings.
doi:10.18413/2408-9338-2021-7-2-0-11 fatcat:wwegcy6spva5dh7m4o2rsvjm3y