Global Humanitarianism and Media Culture

Re. Framing Activism‘s readers are sure to want to know about an upcoming conference on Global Humanitarianism and Media Culture. It will be held at the University of Sussex, 6-8 February 2015, is supported by the School of Media, Film and Music and the Sussex Centre for the Visual and is co-organised by our original…

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…