Eva Illouz – SHIFTED – Thu, 5th December 2019, 8:00 pm Happiness as tyranny Why love ends Unfortunately the event has to be postponed. A new date has not yet been set. Cards already purchased retain their validity. For many years, sociologist Eva Illouz has been studying the effects of consumer capitalism on people’s feelings and love life. In today’s digital age, emotions and love are difficult for some people to classify. Both the change in the distribution of roles and the commercialisation of intimate life have made it difficult to find a partner. Speed dating, dating apps and body cult are obviously necessary to find a partner. Casual sex, short affairs and the renunciation of romanticism are the new norm. Prof. Dr. Eva Illouz researches and teaches at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on emotions, capitalism, culture, communication and cultural aspects of the interfaces between emotion and communication. In 2018 she was awarded the EMET Prize for Social Sciences “for her groundbreaking insights into the development of the self in contemporary capitalist society […]”. Language: English Hint Unfortunately the event has to be postponed. A new date has not yet been set. Cards already purchased retain their validity.