Fashion, Male Beauty and the ‘Men’s Dress Reform Party’

15th April 2013

Simon Carter on the Men’s Dress Reform Party (MDRP), an overlooked 1930s lobbying group seeking to change male fashion in order to make men more ‘beautiful’ Read More

Are markets matching Callon and Roth?

8th April 2013

Jose Ossandon reflects on overlaps between work on ‘market design’, associated in part with economist Alvin Roth, and that on ‘markets as calculative collective devices’, developed by Michel Callon and colleagues Read More

Observing Observers Observing Observers

11th March 2013

David Stark introduces three recent papers that observe observers observing others, including exploring how processes of valuation are shaped by an actor’s location in ‘attention networks’ Read More

A new partner for Charisma: What Makes Organization?

13th December 2012

Announcing a new partnership with a project based at the Copenhagen Business School, led by Paul du Gay and Signe Vikkelsø Read More

What stops ranking?

10th December 2012

Jose Ossandon reflects on issues surrounding quantification in rankings and scores, as explored in a recent workshop at the Copenhagen Business School Read More

The Economy of the Quota: The Financial Ecologies and Commercial Circuits of Retail Credit Cards in Santiago, Chile

6th December 2012

A report on preliminary research conducted by Jose Ossandon into how credit limits move between people and homes. Translated by Taylor Nelms Read More