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20

Thursday

Can Western consumers really help development by buying ‘world music’?

4.00pm

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Speaker: Professor Andy Pratt (City University London)

Series: Centre for Law, Justice and Journalism (CLJJ) Research Seminar Series

Professor Andy Pratt

This paper discusses the wider issues via a case study of music production web in Senegal and follows the tentacles of global production that spread back to Europe, and return profits there.The paper reflects upon the tensions between intellectual property rights in the cultural economy and global development. Does the current system of IPR serve the developing world, or does it serve to keep it in its place? Even within normative legal solutions, is enforcement, effective or wise?"

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When & where

4.00pm - 6.00pmThursday 20th March 2014

D427 Social Sciences Building City, University of London St John Street London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom

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Centre for Law, Justice & Journalism

City University London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7040 8457

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