Jules Boykoff – Celebration Capitalism: The London Olympics and Its Discontents

Event Date: 17 July 2012 Room 532 Birkbeck Main Buliding Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents Celebration Capitalism: The London Olympics and Its Discontents This talk examines ‘celebration capitalism’, the affable cousin of Naomi Klein’s ‘disaster capitalism’. First, Boykoff will explain precisely what he means by ‘celebration capitalism’ before …