Celebrity Humanitarianism: The Ideology of Global Charity by Ilan Kapoor

Ilan Kapoor is a Professor of Environmental Studies at York University, Canada. Ilan’s research interests include post-colonial politics, social/environmental movements and celebrity humanitarianism. This week, Ilan Kapoor introduces his new book on Celebrity Humanitarianism. In the last two decades especially, we have witnessed the rise of ‘celebrity’ forms of global humanitarianism and charity work, spearheaded…