Dr Gareth Brown

Lecturer in International BusinessGareth Brown

Contact details

  • Tel: +44 (0)116 252 1835
  • Office: 406, Level 4, Ken Edwards Building
  • Office hours: Mondays 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm and Thursday 4.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Personal details

I first joined the school as a PhD student and GTA in 2011, taking up a post as a Teaching Fellow in 2015 and moving into my current role as Lecturer in International Business in 2017. Prior to 2011, I worked as a musician in a moderately successful indie band. I am a committed social activist and union activist.

Teaching

  • Module co-leader for MN1000 (Foundations of Management)

Administrative responsibilities

  • UCU local branch co-secretary and co-casework coordinator
  • Deputy director of the Centre for Philosophy and Political Economy

Research

My research interests include social movements, radical political organisation, alternative organisation, the radical imagination, and the commons.

Publications

Most recent

Beuret, N & Brown, G. (2016) ‘The Walking Dead: The Anthropocene as Ruined Earth’, Science as Culture, DOI: 10.1080/09505431.2016.1257600

Brown, G. (2016) ‘In Iron Light: Eeriness, Decomposition, and Social Movements’, Culture & Organisation, DOI: 10.1080/14759551.2016.1151425

Peer-reviewed

Beuret, N & Brown, G. (2016) ‘The Walking Dead: The Anthropocene as Ruined Earth’, Science as Culture, DOI: 10.1080/09505431.2016.1257600

Brown, G. (2016) ‘In Iron Light: Eeriness, Decomposition, and Social Movements’, Culture & Organisation, DOI: 10.1080/14759551.2016.1151425

Brown, G., Dowling, E., Harvie, D., Milburn, K (2013) ‘Careless Talk: Social Reproduction and Fault Lines of the Crisis in the United Kingdom’, Social Justice vol. 39 (1) 78-99

Doctoral Thesis

Brown, G. (2017) ‘Can a knife of shadows cut real flesh from a living tree?: The organisation of imaginal commons’ PhD Management. University of Leicester.

Other

Brown, G. (2015) ‘Great Days: Remembering Mike Peters and The Pleasure Tendency’, Bamn vol. 1 (2)

Beuret, N. & Brown, G. (2015) ‘Dancing on the Grave: Salvage, The Walking Dead, and The End of Days’, Salvage vol. 1 (1)

Brown, G. (2015) ‘Going Fragile: a review of Howard Slater’s Anomie/Bonhomie’, Phosphor, Spring 2015, 58-60

Brown, G. (2015) ‘Descent from the Black Plain’, Phosphor, Spring 2015, 30-33

Brown, G. (2014) ‘Invisible Planet: What can an organisation be if it can’t be mass?’, Bamn vol.1 (1) 19-27

Brown, G. (2014) ‘In Iron Light: Eeriness, Problematics, and Social Movements’, in Campbell, N. et al. eds. Myth and the Market, Dublin: UCD Business School, 171-183

Brown, G. (2013) ‘Bolo’ed Over: A review of P.M.’s Bolo Bolo’, Red Pepper, Issue 191 Aug/Sep 2013, 65

Brown, G. (2011) ‘Magic Moments: A review of The Free Association’s Moments of Excess’, Phosphor, Winter 2011, 66-67

Brown, G. (2009) ‘Siege Mentality? A review of Annie Le Brun’s Reality Overload: The Modern World’s Assault on the Imaginal Realm’, Phosphor, Autumn 2009, 67-68

Brown, G. (2008) ‘Review of Science is Fiction: The Films of Jean Painlevé’, Phosphor, Summer 2008, 65-66

Brown, G. (2008) ‘Review of The Turbulence Collective’s Move Into the Light? A Postscript to a Turbulent 2007’, Phosphor, Summer 2008, 62-63

Conference Papers

Brown, G. (2017) ‘Going in Blind: The experimental mode of alternative organisation’, paper presented to Critical Management Studies Conference: Time for a new revolution? Liverpool, July.

Beuret, N & Brown, G. (2014) ‘The Survivor and Salvage in the Ruins of Modernity’, paper presented to Historical Materialism 11: How Capitalism Survives, London, November

Brown, G. (2014) ‘In Iron Light: Eeriness, Problematics, and Social Movements’ presented to Myth and The Market, Carlingford, June.

Brown, G. (2013) ‘Night Raiders: Surrealism and Commons’ Presented to CPPE Symposium. September

Brown, G. (2013) ‘Plan C, Plan Commons’ Presented to Struggles in Common, Dublin, May.

Brown, G., Dowling, E., Harvie, D., & Milburn, K. (2012) ‘Careless Talk: Social Reproduction and Fault Lines of the Crisis in the United Kingdom’ Presented to Historical Materialism 9:Weighs Like a Nightmare, London, November

 

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