Jeremy Gilbert

Jeremy Gilbert

Jeremy is Professor of Cultural and Political Theory at the University of East London and editor of New Formations

He is a writer, researcher and activist whose work has appeared in various British, continental, American and Australian publications and has been translated into French, Spanish and German. His most recent book is, Common Ground: Democracy and Collectivity in an Age of Individualism (Pluto 2013) and he has written widely on cultural theory, politics and music. His 2008 book Anticapitalism and Culture: Radical Theory and Popular Politics is available for free legal download HERE. Lots of information, free work, a blog, links to social media, and other material can be found at www.jeremygilbert.org.

Jeremy was a founder organiser of both Signs of the Times and the London Social Forum, a convenor of the Radical Theory Forum at the European Social Forum, Paris in 2003 and London in 2004, and has been involved with many political and cultural projects inside and outside the academy.

He has written with varying degrees of regularity for Open Democracy, Comment is Free Soundings and Red PepperHe is also a member of Lucky Cloud Sound System and sometimes plays records at Beauty and the Beat.