The Enrichment Economy: Narratives, Collectibles and Heritage as Economic Resources | University of Oxford

The Enrichment Economy: Narratives, Collectibles and Heritage as Economic Resources

Luc Boltanski, Arnaud Esquerre
17:00 - 18:30
St Antony's College
62 Woodstock Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2 6JF
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In their lecture, the eminent sociologists Luc Boltanski (author of the The New Spirit of Capitalism and On Justification, Economies of Worth) and Arnaud Esquerre (author of La manipulation mentale: Sociologie des sectes en France) will present their forthcoming book, which explores what they see as a new ‘enrichment’ form of capitalism, and its close associations with the luxury sector, heritage and collectible objects.

They will also be leading a seminar on the issues raised in their lecture in the TORCH seminar room, top floor, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Woodstock Road, on Friday 18 November at 10 am.