Consuming Credit: Special Issue of Consumption Markets & Culture

14th July 2014

Announcing a new Special Issue of Consumption Markets & Culture on the consumption of credit. It is edited by Paul Langley, who also features in the collection alongside fellow Charisma members José Ossandón, Joe Deville and Donncha Marron, with a Postscript by Bill Maurer Read More

Repeat! The Logics of Exercises, Trainings, Tests and Rehearsals

23rd June 2014

Call for papers for “Repeat! The Logics of Exercises, Trainings, Tests and Rehearsals” – a conference to take place at Goldsmiths in November. Deadline for abstracts July 20th. Read More

‘Dangerous Consumption’ – Invitation to attend

19th June 2014

Invitation from Rebecca Cassidy to attend a conference looking at ‘Dangerous Consumption’ – including gambling, drugs, tobacco, alcohol and sex – at Goldsmiths on July 11th Read More

Economization of Uncertainty: New Journal of Cultural Economy Special Issue

2nd June 2014

New Special Issue of Journal of Cultural Economy on the ‘Economization of Uncertainty’ out now. Edited by Turo-Kimmo Lehtonen and Ine Van Hoyweghen, the issue contains articles by Pat O’Malley & Alex Roberts, Stephen J. Collier, José Ossandón, Turo-Kimmo Lehtonen, Ine Van Hoyweghen, Luis Lobo-Guerrero, plus review articles by Dean Pierides and Christopher Kelty. Read More

Innovating Financial Information Infrastructures

29th May 2014

New article by Charisma member Antonios Kaniadakis, co-written with Panos Constantinides. looking at the introduction of mortgage securitization in the UK, the role played by financial information infrastructure innovation and the implications for the calculation of financial risk Read More

The Limits of Performativity: Politics of the Modern Economy now out in HBB

2nd May 2014

Edited by Franck Cochoy, Martin Giraudeau, Liz McFall

The economy is often described either as the apolitical realm of calculation or as the fully political one of domination… Read More