CFP: London Conference in Critical Thought 2013

11th February 2013

Call for Papers for London Conference in Critical Thought, including streams on The Soul at Work and in Debt, Pragmatism and Political Criticism, and Sociocultural Criticism After Lehman Brothers. Deadline March 25th, 2013. Read More

Consumer Culture Theory Workshop: Updated call

5th February 2013

Updated call for a workshop that follows the Consumer Culture Theory Conference; deadline for submissions March 1, 2013 Read More

New Post: 3 Year Fixed Term Lecturer in Sociology

18th January 2013

Applications for a full time, 3 year fixed term lecturer at the Open University are invited, particularly from those who have teaching and research experience in research methods, especially quantitative methods. Read More

New Post: CRESC Research Associate

17th January 2013

New research post working in CRESC with John Law on the Social Life of Methods Read More

New in Economy and Society: Metamorphoses of credit: pastiche production and the ordering of mass payment behavior

9th January 2013

A new article by Daniel Seabra Lopes, highlighting the interplay between innovation and imitation in markets, drawing on an ethnographic case-study of retail credit services Read More

Brazilian Gypsies as financial entrepreneurs

7th January 2013

Highlighting a PhD thesis by anthropologist Martin Fotta on the credit networks deployed by Calon Gypsies in Brazil Read More