Domesticizing Financial Economies: Knitting Fibers of Transaction, Algorithm and Exchange

2nd December 2013

Call for papers for a mini-conference at SASE focusing on everyday encounters with monetary devices, commercial circuits, algorithms and financial assessment and exchange. Read More

Life Insurance as Technology of Care

18th November 2013

Sofía Ugarte looks at life insurance as a market device. How do policyholders and their families experience the life insurance market? And what what role might kinship ties of care play? Read More

In Vivo Economies: Culturing Temporalities of Life and Value

13th November 2013

Melinda Cooper on how recent developments in the life sciences pose compelling questions about the relationship between the culturing of life and value, plus audio clips from a related workshop and a full podcast of Catherine Waldby’s talk Read More

From Chinese Brand Culture to Global Brands: Insights from Aesthetics, Fashion, and History

6th November 2013

Announcing a new book by Wu Zhiyan, Janet Borgerson and Jonathan Schroeder, which examines branding from a Chinese perspective, asking why it is that Chinese brands have so far been unable to achieve international recognition Read More

New issue of JCE

5th November 2013

New issue of Journal of Cultural Economy, featuring a themed section on Values and Valuations in Market Practices and a number of Charisma network members Read More

Social History of Money and Credit

4th November 2013

Call for papers for workshop at Portland State University on “The Social History of Money and Credit” on May 22-24, 2014. Read More