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Winchester Luxury Research Group

Future Guest Speaker

Published: 19 May 2014

Professor Christopher J. Berry will visit Winchester School of Art in November 2014.

Chrsitopher J. Berry is Professor Emeritus and Honorary Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow, UK. He is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Professor Berry works at the interface between politics, history and philosophy and he has written many books and papers, on Luxury and on aspects of the Scottish Enlightenment.

Professor Berry's seminal book The Idea of Luxury: A Conceptual and Historical Investigation (Cambridge: 1994), is the key texts for scholars and students concerned with the meanings and ramifications of luxury. 

The Idea of Luxury
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