Unpacking insight: How consumers are qualified by advertising agencies

12th August 2013

A new paper by Tomas Artizia, published in Journal of Consumer Culture, describing how consumers are qualified and mobilised in advertising agencies, with a focus on how ‘insight’ is producted and circulated Read More

Postdoc investigating digital & peer to peer finance

9th August 2013

Full time post-doctoral position at Lancaster University investigating digital connectivity and peer-to-peer relationships in financial services Read More

An interview with Philip Mirowski

23rd July 2013

An interview with Philip Mirowski on Estudios de la Economía, including reflections on how Facebook teaches you to be a neoliberal agent and how the performativity programme ends up with sociologists recapitulating economists Read More

CFP: Organizing Charisma: On the Role of Sentimental Relations in Formal Organizations

3rd July 2013

Call for Papers for a panel at the XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, Yokohama, 2014, deadline 30 September, organised by Joe Deville and Liz McFall Read More

Consumption Markets & Culture articles

26th June 2013

Consumption Markets & Culture offers free access to five articles from the journal, including winners of the journals’ Best Paper awards, to celebrate its first Impact Factor of 0.500. Read More

2013 CHORD Conference

24th June 2013

The 2013 CHORD Conference on: ‘Retailing and the Senses: Historical Perspectives’ will take place at the Marks & Spencer Company Archive, Leeds on 5 September 2013 Read More