Dan Brockington, Professor, Institute for Development Policy and Management. University of Manchester.
The website “Celebrity and Development” reports the work of a research project examining the work of fame, celebrity and public figures in international development. Here, you can learn more about the research on Celebrities and activism – its origins, contexts, tasks, progress and writings. In addition, there is a page providing a summary of the two day symposium that met in Manchester in June 2012 to share research on celebrity advocacy.