Should We Really Want to Reclaim “Reality” in Our Counterfeit World?
Alice Sherwood in Conversation With Andrew Keen
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew is joined by Alice Sherwood, author of Authenticity: Reclaiming Reality in a Counterfeit Culture.
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Alice Sherwood has worked in TV as a documentary producer and as Head of Audience for the BBC’s Digital Curriculum, and an advisor to the Economist and Pew Trust’s ‘Evidence Initiative’. She is currently a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Policy Institute at King’s College London. She also sits on the board of an open source intelligence company, runs London’s premier women’s network, and has served as a trustee of the Hay Festival Foundation and the London Library. She has degrees in Philosophy and Chemistry, an MBA from INSEAD, and an MA in Literary Criticism and Narrative Non-fiction. She has given talks and chaired panels at The British Academy, UCL, KCL, The Hay Festival and the How to: Academy.