How does digital media affect our intimate lives?

Digital media has taken over our social life, including our intimate life.

  • Thu 9 Nov 17

    18:30 - 21:00

  • Off Campus

    Firstsite, Colchester

  • Event speaker

    Dr Jochem Willemsen

  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars
    ESRC Festival of Social Science 2017

  • Event organiser

    Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, Department of

  • Contact details

    Dr Jochem Willemsen

People of all ages use the internet and social media in search of romantic and sexual experiences.

Does this change the way we love? Can it improve our intimate relations? And what are the risks?

Researchers from our Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies and our Centre for Intimate and Sexual Citizenship give their insights on digital media.

The Talks

1. Online dating – Learning Studio A

2. Social media – Learning Studio B

3. Digital sexuality - Restaurant

All talks start at 6.30pm and there’ll be a break from 7.30pm – 8.00pm. 

Join the debate

After the break, there’s a debate until 9.00pm where the presenters discuss the question of how digital media affects our lives and how to deal with this change. You’ll have a chance to ask your questions to the presenters.
Book your place
Entry is free but you’ll need to book your place by emailing pps@essex.ac.uk

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