ANNOUNCEMENTS

Book News

Markets and the Arts of Attachment IN PRESS

Forthcoming edited collection featuring chapters by Michel Callon, Hans Kjellberg, Tomas Ariztia, Carolyn Gerlitz, Jose Ossandon, Emmanuel Kessous, Alexandre Mallard and the editors in press ... at last

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Call for papers

Price: A Special Issue of Distinktion: Journal of Social Theory

A call for contributions towards a Special Issue of Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory on Price. Edited by Lisa Adkins, Turo-Kimmo Lehtonen, and Liu Xin.

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New book

The Moral Power of Money

We are very pleased and excited to hear about the release of a new book by Ariel Wilkis, titled The Moral Power of Money: Morality and Economy in the Life of the Poor, published by Stanford University Press

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Publication news

New IMTFI blog series on demonetization in India

Introducing a new blog series on demonetisation in India, written by fellows of the Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion

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Events

"Frontier Regions of Global Finance" lecture series: Videos now online

Video recordings of a recent lecture series hosted by the Department of Human Geography at Goethe University Frankfurt are now online, featuring scholars of money and finance such as David Bassens, Karen P. Lai, Sarah Bracking, Brett Christophers, and Paul Langley.

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Events

Science.Knowledge.[E]Valuation: Workshop at The University of Warwick

A call for participation in a workshop at Warwick, with speakers including Michèle Lamont, David Stark, Claude Rosenthal, Steve Fuller, Johannes Angermuller, Juliane Reinecke, Noortje Marres, Julian Hamann, and Yuval Millo.

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Call for Papers

New Economic Sociology and Sociology: Where Do They Meet? Where Do They Diverge?

Call for papers for workshop in Warsaw in May 2017, featuring guest speakers Patrik Aspers and Andrzej Rychard. The event is titled 'New Economic Sociology and Sociology: Where Do They Meet? Where Do They Diverge?'. Deadline for Abstracts: December 10.

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Call for Papers

Financialization and Beyond: Debt, Money, Wealth, and the Capture of Value

Call for Abstracts for 'Financialization and Beyond: Debt, Money, Wealth, and the Capture of Value', a major conference due to take place in April 2017 at the University of Iowa. Deadline for abstracts: December 1st.

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FEATURED

The CFRM Toolkit: Methods for understanding consumers in a changing world of finance

Consumer finance globally is undergoing a process of rapid change. How can we adapt our research methods to understand changing consumer behaviour? The newly-launched CFRM Toolkit reviews cutting-edge methods in consumer finance research.

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On Bowie theory and Bowie bonds

Andrew Leyshon on David Bowie's smart take on the major changes to the industry his career coincided with

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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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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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