Spring 2013

Heyman Center Global Events
Cultural Economy and Intellectual Property

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - Friday, June 28, 2013

The term “cultural economy” has been employed by scholars interested in the cultural dimensions of financial and commercial activities as well as by those interested in the economics of culture in societies past and present. In pairing this term with intellectual property, the fifth annual ISHTIP workshop seeks to stimulate interdisciplinary discussion about the different ways culture and economy interact and how their interactions shape norms and regulations pertaining to IP.

Does the concept of security assume a distinctive cultural form in the midst of deafening patriotic calls for protection and precaution? This lecture explores the role of culture and the arts in cultivating an ethic and aesthetic of "living side by side" that contributes to our contemporary understanding of "cosmopolitan right" (Kant). 

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