Consumer Culture Theory Conference 2015

22nd October 2014

Call for papers for the Consumer Culture Theory Conference, to take place at the University of Arkansas from June 18 – 21, 2015 Read More

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

Infrastructures of money

20th October 2014

Joe Deville on just how important the infrastructures of money are, reporting on a recent conference on Money as Communication at the University of Southern California 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

Safety in numbers: Squatting as social and financial security

6th October 2014

Are residents of squatter settlements in the “developing world” really less secure than home owners in wealthier countries? Perhaps not. Read More