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

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