Tag Archives: Culture

Nov 15 2013

London is Dreaming of London: Culture and Identity in the Capital

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This week’s Media Agenda Talk was about London’s identity and culture. Three panellists – Author Eve Harris, music critic Lloyd Bradley and Channel 4 Reporter Fatima Manji – presented their unique perspective on the city, stemming from their professional experience … Continue reading

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Dec 8 2012

Branding Consumer Citizens: Gender and the Emergence of Brand Culture. Sarah Banet-Weiser at Polis LSE on Monday

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A professor at the Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism, Sarah Banet-Weiser recently authored ‘Authentic (TM): The Politics of Ambivalence in a Brand Culture’, about the proliferance of branding not only as a model in business, but as a tool … Continue reading

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Dec 3 2012

The Business of Bling: How Hip Hop Makes American Music History (guest blog)

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From the ‘ethnic minstrelsy’ of Tin Pan Alley in the early 20th century, to the bling culture of Hip Hop – American popular music has been both big business and a vital ingredient in the US cultural melting pot. Polis … Continue reading

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