Date and Time: 8 November 2021, 3-4pm
Dr Andrew Black (Director, Digital Limited),
Prof. Ashley Braganza (Brunel University London)
Dr Grahame Fallon (Brunel University London)
During this seminar, we will present some preliminary findings from a research projectexamining the effects of social identity on the changing levels of nationalism andthe factors influencing these changes including education, technology and jobs.We anticipate our initial findings will generate discussion and create a platformfor informed debate on the potentially toxic mix of identity, nationalism andtechnology.
- Finding from survey results based on primary and secondary data
- Influence of artificial intelligence on peoples’ per perceptions and identity groups
- Longer term trends / outlook of voting patterns
Dr Andrew Black, Research Fellow at Brunel, Senior Research Fellow of the Global Policy Institute, and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Koszeg, Hungary. He has authored two books, "In Search of Shareholder Value" and "Questions of Value for FT Prentice Hall. He has written a number of books and articles, including a series of economic Input-Output analyses on the impacts of a Hard Brexit on the British economy for the Federal Trust. He co-authored "Chrechez La Firme" with Stuart Holland, published in Researchgate. He is currently working on a study of Social Identity Theory and the emergence of Social Identity Groups. This involves comparing attitudes to nationalism across the UK, and in particular comparing and contrasting the situation in England and Scotland. This project is partially funded by Brunel University London’s Co-innovate fund. Dr Black is the managing director of Digit Ltd, a Financial and Management Consulting company.
Prof. Ashley Braganza is Deputy Dean, CBASS and Professor of Organisational Transformation Change at Brunel Business School. He is the Director of the Centre for Artificial Intelligence. His research interests encompass artificial intelligence, big data, change management, strategy implementation, process and knowledge management, and transformation enabled information systems. He has published over 100 papers in prestigious academic and practitioner journals, and books. He is the Founder and Chair of the British Academy of Management Special Interest Group in Transformation, Change and Development. He has carried out over 50 consultancy assignments with large global organisations.
Dr Grahame Fallon, Senior Lecturer in International Business in Brunel Business School, Brunel University, London. His current research interests cover international business, international and European political economy, institutional economics, new economic geography and entrepreneurship in the emerging market and the post-communist country contexts. He has published in a range of academic journals including: International Business Review, Regional Studies, Strategic Change, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, European Business Review, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences / Revue Canadienne des Sciences de l’Administration, and the International Journal of Information Management.