Professor of Cultural and Political Theory, University of East London

Jeremy Gilbert is Professor of Cultural and Political Theory at the University of East London and is the current editor of the journal New Formations. His major public works include (with Ewan Pearson) Discographies: Dance Music Culture and the Politics of Sound (Routledge 1999), Anticapitalism and Culture: Radical Theory and Popular Politics (Berg 2008) and Common Ground: Democracy and Collectivity in an Age of Individualism (Pluto 2014). He is currently working on books on hegemony and power int he 21st century and the relationship between music and radicalism since the 1950s.

Jeremy writes regularly for the Guardian, open Democracy and Red Pepper amongst other outlets and is a member of the management committee of the pluralist left-wing lobbying and campaigning organisation, Compass. He was a strategic advisor to Jeremy Corbyn's 2016 campaign for re-election as Labour leader and a member of the founding national committee of Momentum. He is also a working DJ and sound system organiser.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Cultural and Political Theory, University of East London