Exploring the Performativity of Marketing: Theories, Practices and Devices

25th September 2013

Journal of Marketing Management Special Issue Call for Papers on the performativity of marketing – deadline 29 November. Read More

Unpacking insight: How consumers are qualified by advertising agencies

12th August 2013

A new paper by Tomas Artizia, published in Journal of Consumer Culture, describing how consumers are qualified and mobilised in advertising agencies, with a focus on how ‘insight’ is producted and circulated Read More

Postdoc investigating digital & peer to peer finance

9th August 2013

Full time post-doctoral position at Lancaster University investigating digital connectivity and peer-to-peer relationships in financial services Read More

Suspicious Money

5th August 2013

An exclusive translation of an extract from Ariel Wilkis’ forthcoming book ‘Suspicious Money’, which explores how money has assumed a new role in the everyday life of the poor in Latin America Read More

An interview with Philip Mirowski

23rd July 2013

An interview with Philip Mirowski on Estudios de la Economía, including reflections on how Facebook teaches you to be a neoliberal agent and how the performativity programme ends up with sociologists recapitulating economists Read More

Low and high finance studies after performativity: A speculative workshop report

8th July 2013

Jose Ossandon provides a series of provocations for those studying finance, following the recent Charisma sponsored workshop exploring the knitting of ‘high’ and and ‘low’ finance Read More