Helen Hester

Helen Hester is a professor of gender, technology, and cultural politics at the University of West London. Her research interests include technofeminism, sexuality studies, and theories of social reproduction, and she is a member of the international feminist working group Laboria Cuboniks. Helen is the author of After Work: A History of the Home and the Fight for Free Time (with Nick Srnicek, Verso, 2023), Xenofeminism (Polity, 2018) and Beyond Explicit: Pornography and the Displacement of Sex (SUNY Press, 2014). Her latest book, Post-Work: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How We Get There (co-authored with Will Stronge) will be published by Bloomsbury later this year.