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Winchester Luxury Research Group

Luxury, Necessity, and Sustainability: The Great Waste Event

The Greate Waste
15 June 2015
Winchester Discovery Centre Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB

For more information regarding this event, please email Winchester Discovery Centre at 01962 873603 .

Event details

Does our stuff make us happy, or can we be more fulfilled with less? Six inspiring and thought provoking evenings explore this theme, with speakers from different fields in a relaxed cafe environment at Winchester Discovery Centre.

This illustrated talk presents three contemporary visions of luxury in an era of austerity: luxury as something desirable, luxury as something wicked, and luxury as something ecological, even environmentally friendly.

Which idea of luxury will you choose?

Speaker information

Professor John Armitage,Professor of Media Arts

Dr Yasmin Sekhon, MA Luxury Brand Management Leader

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