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The emergence and resilience of decentralized brands: Bitcoin

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The ISSP will host Faculty Affiliate Prof. Prof. Mariam Humayun, to discuss the emergence and resilience of Bitcoin.

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On Thursday, April 29, at 12:00 PM, the Institute for Science, Society and Policy will host Prof. Mariam Humayun, Faculty Affiliate, ISSP and Assistant Professor, Marketing, Telfer School of Management, uOttawa, to discuss the emergence and resilience of Bitcoin.

Bitcoin has been told to rest in peace more than 200 times since its inception. And yet it keeps returning from the dead. Based on an ethnographic and netnographic study of the Bitcoin/Blockchain community from 2014-present, Dr. Humayun's talk will focus on how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency ecosystems are evolving and what makes them resilient.

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  • Prof. Mariam Humayun, Faculty Affiliate, ISSP and Assistant Professor, Marketing, Telfer School of Management, uOttawa

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  • Prof. Patrick Leblond, Faculty Affiliate, ISSP and Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, uOttawa

Welcome Remarks

  • Prof. Monica Gattinger, Director, ISSP, uOttawa

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  • Marisa Beck, Research Director, ISSP, uOttawa

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