Home > News and media > Video and audio > Channels > Public lectures and events > Public lectures and events: media player

How to contact us

For technical and editorial queries, please use:
lsewebsite@lse.ac.uk|

 

To contribute video and audio content, please use:
web.richmedia@lse.ac.uk|

 

For queries about forthcoming events, please see the public events| website.

Consumption and the Philosophy of Denim


Download: Audio, Video

Speaker(s): Professor Daniel Miller

Recorded on 31 October 2012 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House.

What can we learn from the study of consumption? How can this contribute to wider issues in social science and even philosophy? How does this change our perspective on economic issues? These questions are explored through a simple question – why, in most countries, do half the population on any given day wear denim blue jeans?

Daniel Miller is professor of material culture at University College London. His recent books include Blue Jeans (with S Woodward).

Event posting

LSE YouTube channel

Event organiser

Books

Share:Facebook|Twitter|LinkedIn|