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Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas by Candlelight: Neoliberalism, Gender and Victimhood In #KUWTK

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Studio Directions

Show Duration: 1 hour


Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas by Candlelight: Neoliberalism, Gender and Victimhood In #KUWTK

Criminologist Gemma Flynn (University of Edinburgh) invites you to delve unashamedly into the world of pop culture behemoths The Kardashians.

Should academia make more of an effort to keep up with The Kardashians (#KUWTK)? Gemma reckons so and she has gender and justice research, plus plenty of primary sources, to prove it.

This event explores neoliberalism at its extremes, gender fluidity, and the decline of hegemonic masculinity.

You’ll also learn about hierarchies of victimisation – underlined by the Kim Kardashian jewel heist.

No prior viewing required!

@GemmaFlynn

The Full Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas  is:

New Town Theatre | Lower Hall | 13:50 | PG 

04 Making a Signbank Withdrawal

05 Outer Space – The Next Empire?

06 Eradicate Parkinson’s?!

07 The Pain Factory

08 Start Skipping The Dentist!

09 The Robots are Coming!

10 You Don't Matter

11 Women, Science Is Not For You: III

12 Anti-Vaxxers are Anti-Social!

13 Fifty Shades of Green

14 In Praise of Useless Languages

15 What Keeps You Sharp? (later performance on 19)

16 No Copyright, No Problem?

17 Fitness To Witness (earlier performance on 14)

18 Measuring Humanity

19 Dr Data: The Answer To Cancer

20 Surviving the Storm

21 Dae Ye Have A Sick-Line, Ken?

22 Alternative Facts: Is The Truth in the Archives (earlier performance on 07)

23 How to Rebuild a Life

24 Cows Eat Grass, Don't They?

25 Women, Science Is Not For You: III

26 Doctor Google Will See You Now! (earlier performance on 06)

27 Can Sustainability Ever Be Mainstream?

 

The Full Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas by Candlelight is:

New Town Theatre | Studio | 20:20 | 16+ 

04 Bring Back Child-Labour!

05 Neoliberalism, Gender and Victimhood In #KUWTK

06 Doctor Google Will See You Now! (later peformane on 26)

07 Alternative Facts: Is The Truth in the Archives (later performance on 22)

08 Physics vs Psychology: Which is the Hard Science?

09 Is Pee is a Feminist Issue?

10 Eyewitnesses are Futile

11 Is Your Online Reputation Hurting You?

12 Doing Drugs (Policy)

13 Are Aliens Coming to Eat Your Face?

14 Fitness To Witness (later performance on 17)

15 Can Recipes Help Gender Equality?

16 Find Your Neurotribe!

17 Shiver Me Liver

18 Turn To The Darknet

19 What Keeps You Sharp?

20 The Romance Novel As High Art?

21 Hug More Thugs

22 Fibre Optic Sensors Can Save the World!

23 Is Monolingualism Making Us Ill?

24 A Virus to End Humanity?

25 Find Your Neurotribe!

26 Psychiatry Is The Best Medicine!

27 Our Genes Tell Us What to Do

Performances
05 Sat Aug 2017 20:20 Unavailable