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Danish Saroee

Adrienne Sörbom

Short-term Visiting Scholar, the Global Horizons Programme, SCAS.
Professor of Sociology, Stockholm University and Södertörn University

Adrienne Sörbom is Professor of Sociology at Stockholm and Södertörn Universities.She
is co-author of Discreet Power: How the World Economic Forum Shapes Market Agendas
(2018). She has published on topics such as global governance and contemporary political
organization. Her latest work regards the Future Industry – future consultancies, think tanks,
private research institutes selling and others – packaging and selling anticipation. The project
raises questions about the role of this industry in relation to democratic values and practices.
Publications here include Future by Design: Seductive Technologies of Anticipation within
the Future Industry
(2020) and An Organized Network: World Economic Forum and the
Partial Organizing of Global Agendas

This information is accurate as of the academic year 2019-20.