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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Job news

Lecturer in Sociology (digital sociology / sociology of the digital specialism)

New fixed term lectureship at the Open University, with a digital sociology specialism

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Call for papers

Design, Sound and Vision in Midcentury Media

Call for submissions to 'Design, Sound and Vision in Midcentury Media', the 8th Kern Conference on Visual Communication due to take place at Rochester Institute of Technology in April 2018. Abstracts by January 15, 2018

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Book News

Designed for Hi-Fi Living: The Vinyl LP in Midcentury America

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Call for Papers

Special issue on Digitalized Markets

Call for papers for a Special Issue of Consumption Markets and Culture on 'Digitalized Consumption', guest edited by Johan Hagberg and Hans Kjellberg. Deadline 15th Dec

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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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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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