Tweening the Girl

21st October 2014

A new book that may be of interest to Charisma readers: Tweening the Girl: The Crystallization of the Tween Market, by Natalie Coulter Read More

DISCOUNTS for recent books by Charisma authors

14th October 2014

Discount flyers for Materialising Poverty by Erin B Taylor and Devising Consumption by Liz McFall can be found right HERE! Read More

Everyday Market Lives

14th October 2014

Call for papers for a workshop at Warwick University, organised by Lynne Pettinger and Liz Moor, exploring everyday market lives, including the ways in which people come to understand themselves as economic actors, and the kinds of knowledge about markets that they deploy, develop or acquire in doing so. Deadline for abstracts October 31st. Read More

Cultural Intermediaries Reader Now Out

15th September 2014

edited by Jennifer Smith Maguire and Julian Matthews offers a critical overview of Bourdieu’s sketchy notion… Read More

Investigating High-Frequency Trading

26th August 2014

A call for papers for an international series of workshops on High Frequency Trading. Confirmed participants include Donald Mackenzie, Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra, Yuval Millo, Evangelos Benos, Nathan Coombs, Alexandre Laumonier, Alex Preda, and Christian Borch Read More

Governing Money After Bitcoin and the “Sharing Economy”

11th August 2014

An invitation to attend a public lecture by Professor Bill Maurer, University of California, Irvine on 8 September 2014 at University of Warwick. Addressing questions including: What happens when “peer currencies” and the peer economy recode private moneys and renting as liberation and revolution? What happens to money and exchange when it occurs through closed loops connected by private gateways? Read More