"Zürcher Gespräche" with David Graeber and Lukas Bärfuss
Dialogues about society, philosophy and politics
Talk in English
"Zürcher Gespräche” is a regular series of talks on current affairs, philosophy, and politics, alternately hosted by communications expert Miriam Meckel, authors Lukas Bärfuss and philosopher Stefan Zweifel.
The talk series opens into the new season on September 14 with Lukas Bärfuss and the American anthropologist and anarchist David Graeber, best known for his 2011 publication "Debt: The first 5000 years ". Under the title “Bullshit Jobs: A Theory” Graeber presents his latest book on the existence and societal harm of meaningless jobs in the service industry.
Press quotes about the book:
„Thought-provoking and funny.” The Times
„Clever and charismatic.” The New Yorker
„One of our most important and provocative thinkers...” Cory Doctorow