Celebrities as New Global Actors

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Forskerklynge under satsningsområdet "The Dynamics of Globalisation, Inequality and New Processes of International Interaction”
Description:
One of the marked characteristics of globalization is the emergence of new forms of public authority. This cluster will study one form of charismatic authority—the celebrity--as a mediating actor, and ‘celebritization’ as a process situated in both the global and local interface of cultural, economic and social life. Thus, celebrities may be able to teach us more about forms of public authority that cross cultural boundaries through global media, while embodying or potentially challenging local norms.
Our cluster focuses on new global actors, civil society, non-state actors that mediate both within and between states, teaching us how the mediation of global agency works across North/South configurations. As people become increasingly delinked from their closest social relations, and as interactions across a significant social distance with people we do not know become more important, the celebrity figure serves as a new way of creating community through the media and as a mediator between causumers and the beneficiaries of causes. Celebrities are now beginning to be taken seriously as actors in international politics, environmental conservation and climate change, fair trade and social justice.
This cluster is linked to an international research network on Celebrity and North-South relations. You can read about this network and its activities at celebnorthsouth.wordpress.com
StatusAfsluttet
Effektiv start/slut dato01/01/201301/01/2016

Publikationer

Afropolitanism, celebrity politics, and iconic imaginations of North–South relations

Richey, L. A. & Christiansen, L. B., 1 apr. 2018, I : African Affairs. 117, 464, s. 238-260 23 s.

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Celebrity-led Development Organisations: the legitimating function of elite management

Budabin, A. C., Rasmussen, L. M. & Richey, L. A., 22 maj 2017, I : Third World Quarterly. 38, 9, s. 1952-1972 21 s.

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Celebrities in International Affairs

Richey, L. A. & Budabin, A. C., apr. 2016, Oxford Handbooks Online: Scholarly Research Reviews. Oxford University Press, s. 1-22 22 s.

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Celebritizing Conflict: How Ben Affleck Sells the Congo to Americans

Richey, L. A. & Budabin, A. C., 25 mar. 2016, I : Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development. 7, 1, s. 27-46 19 s.

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Aktiviteter

  • 4 Organisation og deltagelse i konference
  • 4 Deltagelse i workshop, seminar og kursus

Celebrity Culture and Power-Between Culture and Politics

Lene Bull Christiansen (Deltager)

17 nov. 201618 nov. 2016

Aktivitet: Deltagelse i eller arrangering af en begivenhedDeltagelse i workshop, seminar og kursus

Everyday Humanitarianism

Lene Bull Christiansen (Arrangør)

14 apr. 2016

Aktivitet: Deltagelse i eller arrangering af en begivenhedOrganisation og deltagelse i konference

Humanitarianism Beyond the State

Louise Mubanda Rasmussen (Deltager)

9 okt. 201411 okt. 2014

Aktivitet: Deltagelse i eller arrangering af en begivenhedDeltagelse i workshop, seminar og kursus

ISA's 55th Annual Convention

Louise Mubanda Rasmussen (Deltager)

26 mar. 201429 mar. 2014

Aktivitet: Deltagelse i eller arrangering af en begivenhedOrganisation og deltagelse i konference