School of Business and Economics Research Seminar
Learning from Jack Sparrow: The Economic Outlaw and the Critique in Culture
Speaker: Professor Martin Parker, Warwick University
Date: Wednesday 2 February 2011
Venue: Room 114, Haldane Building
Admission: All welcome. Admission is free.
Other: In this seminar hosted by the School of Business and Economics Professor Parker will discuss how twentieth century cinema contains a parade of economically luminal characters including pirates such as Jack Sparrow and why these representations of forms of economic resistance are so common.
About the speaker: Martin Parker is Professor of Organisation Studies at Warwick University, having previously worked at Staffordshire, Keele and Leicester Universities. His training is mostly in sociology, with some anthropology and cultural studies, and he has a particular interest in various meanings of the word culture. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Organisation.
Contact details: Carl Rhodes - Professor of Organisation Studies
Telephone: 01792 295527