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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Journal News

Everyday Debt and Credit Special Issue

Announcing a new double special issue of Cultural Studies on 'Everyday Debt and Credit', co-edited by Joe Deville and Greg Seigworth. The introduction and an article by Fiona Allon are available for a limited period on an Open Access basis.

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Event news

Aesthetics of Money and Finance, July 14

Panel discussion on the aesthetics of money and finance, tomorrow at MBS, Manchester. Featuring Ismail Ertürk, Peter Folkman, Ed Granter, Liz McFall, and Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov

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Journal News

Consumption Markets & Culture Best Paper award, 2014

Consumption Markets & Culture announces its Best Paper awards for 2014, with Nicholas Carah's paper on how affective labour helps create brands and Andrew Higson's paper on the diversity of nostalgia coming at out as winners

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Job news

Lectureships in Accounting at Sheffield

Two lectureships in Accounting at Sheffield Management School that may be of interest to Charisma readers

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Call for Papers

Liquid Retail: Cultural Perspectives on Marketplace Transformation

Call for papers for Special Issue of Consumption, Markets & Culture on 'Liquid Retail: Cultural Perspectives on Marketplace Transformation'. Deadline March 2016.

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Event news

Performances of Value

David Stark will be delivering a public lecture on 'Performances of Value' at Warwick on Tuesday next week, hosted by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies.

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'Imitation, Contagion, Suggestion: Rethinking the Social'

Announcing a major conference to take place at CBS in May on 'Imitation, Contagion, Suggestion: Rethinking the Social'

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Event news

Research Colloquium on ‘Crowd Dynamics and Financial Markets’

Announcing the spring Research Colloquium on ‘Crowd Dynamics and Financial Markets’ to be held at the Copenhagen Business School. Featuring Alex Preda and Roland Gemayel, Paul Crosthwaite, Liz McFall, and Olivier Godechot

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FEATURED

The GAY-TM: How to make a splash with cash dispensers

Bernardo Batiz-Lazo looks at the 'GAY-TM' campaign at this year's Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which transformed usually dull and unnoticed ATMs into something much more colourful and visible

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Mobile money aesthetics: Text, display, and the cultural logics of concealment

Erin Taylor looks at the promises and practicalities of mobile money, drawing on a chapter published in The Routledge Companion to Mobile Media (2014)

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Moments of Valuation

David Stark introduces Moments of Valuation, a new book he has co-edited with Ariane Berthoin Antal, and Michael Hutter and asks: how is value performed?

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New Ernest Dichter online archive

Stefan Schwarzkopf highlights the launch of a fascinating archive of all the market and consumer research reports compiled by the famous (and notorious) motivation researcher Ernest Dichter between 1935 and the 1980s

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Infrastructures of money

Joe Deville on just how important the infrastructures of money are, reporting on a recent conference on Money as Communication at the University of Southern California

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