Young people, digitalisation and techlash


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By Marietta Balazs and EU-Council of Europe youth partnership. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

The transcript of the podcast is available HERE
Technology and digitalization have become an integral part of our lives, but particularly the lives of young people. What are the new challenges of digitalization for young people? What can youth work do to address these challenges? These are just a few questions we are discussing with:

  • Lasse Siurala - a former Director of Youth Services at the City of Helsinki (1995-1999, 2001-2012) and Director of Youth and Sports at the Council of Europe (1999-2001). An Adjunct Professor at the Aalto University, Helsinki and Lecturer of youth work at Tallinn University, Dr Siurala has written articles and publications on youth participation, youth work, youth policy and evaluation, for example, with Ord J., Carletti M., Cooper S., Dansac C., Morciano D. and Taru M. (eds) (2018), “The Impact of Youth Work in Europe: A Study of Five European Countries”, Helsinki. He has been a frequent contributor to the Youth Partnership “Youth Knowledge” books including (as chief editor) vol. 5 of “History of Youth Work in Europe” (2016) and the forthcoming book on digitalisation (Connolly and Moxon (eds)).
  • Daisy Kidd - works on Tactical Tech's upcoming youth and technology project
  • Nika Bakhsoliani - a member of the Advisory Council on Youth in the Youth Department of the Council of Europe

Hosts: Lana Pasic and Dariusz Grzemny

Link to the article discussed in the podcast: Lasse Siurala, YOUTH WORK AND TECHLASH. What are the new challenges of digitalisation for young people? HERE

Other resources:

Data Detox Kit: currently, available in English, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Shan, with Czech and Norwegian coming soon

SOCIAL INCLUSION, DIGITALISATION AND YOUNG PEOPLE - Research study, by the Youth Partnership

Bridle, James (2018) New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future, Verso

Zuboff, Shoshana (2019), The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, The fight for a human future at the new frontier of power, Profile Books, London

Couldry, Nick & Mejias, Ulyses (2019) The Costs of Connection. How Data Is Colonizing Human Life and Appropriating it for Capitalism, Stanford University Press.

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