DOUBLESPEAKING

A podcast exploring the euphemisms and ambiguities in modern-day language

Episode Four: Entrepreneur

This week I'm joined by Dr Christina Scharff to discuss the word ENTREPRENEUR.

Christina is Senior Lecturer in Culture, Media and Creative Industries at King’s College London. Her research looks at gender, media and culture and Christina is just in the process of finishing a book on the working lives of female, classical musicians. The book explores a range of themes – such as the ups and downs of the profession, inequalities in classical music as well as the ways in which insecure and low-paid work is experienced. Another issue that Christina focuses on – which we’ll hear more about in this week’s podcast – is that of the entrepreneur. In this episode, we discuss this word in relation to classical music but we also talk about brands, injuries and power suits...  

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