This lecture explores the destruction of libraries, archives and other knowledge, from Babylonian times until now, and its implications for society today.
What are the motivations for destroying knowledge, and how have libraries and archives responded to these threats? What must we do now that knowledge is digital, and controlled by a small number of very powerful companies?
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Disclaimer: All information given is correct at the time of compiling the listings. Any questions about the event should be directed to the event organiser.2021-12-02 13:00 2021-12-02 13:00 Europe/London Attacks on Knowledge from Ashurbanipal to Trump This lecture explores the destruction of libraries, archives and other knowledge, from Babylonian times until now, and its implications for society today. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2021/12/02/attacks-on-knowledge-from-ashurbanipal-to-trump-273462 Barnard's Inn Hall,86 Fetter Lane,Just off Holborn,London
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