Public-Private Markets and Valuation: New CBS research cluster

21st July 2014

New research cluster at the Copenhagen Business School just launched, examining the consequences of the proliferation of valuation devices in the strategy of public and private organisations, led by Christian Frankel, José Ossandón and Trine Pallesen – events to features speakers including Philip Mirowski, Annelise Riles, Daniel Breslau, and Daniel Neyland Read More

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

Are Markets Good for People? Exploring the politics and culture of social insurance

13th June 2014

Outlines, reading lists and presentations from the SUNY NEH seminar exploring social insurance schemes Read More

Silent lectures

5th June 2014

David Stark introduces his ‘silent lectures’, which are available to download. There are four silent lectures – Performance, Models, Demonstrations, and (with Gernot Grabher) Frequently Asked Questions Read More