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Gëzim Alpion specialises in the sociology of success, religion, nationality, media and authorship. He is developing the idea of 'fame capital' and exploring the significance of Mother Teresa's 'dark night of the soul' in a postmodernist context. He is able to supervise research in: Sociology of success and fame: charisma, fame capital, celebrity culture and celebrification of politics Sociology of religion: role of religious icons in contemporary society, religion and postmodernity, relationship between mysticism and scholasticism, and women’s empowerment in Catholicism Sociology of authorship: production of knowledge, originary genius and copyright Sociology of media: mis/representations and stereotyping Sociology of nationality: national identity, anarchy and nationalism

20042019

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In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

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