Consumer Culture Theory Events

7th March 2012

CFP for 7th Consumer Culture Theory Conference in Oxford, with Alan Warde as keynote speaker (Aug 16-19, deadline Mar 25). Read More

Protesting zombies

Inside and Outside Occupy Wall Street. New Tendencies in Economic Sociology

5th March 2012

Ann-Christina Lange on the need to incorporate the materiality of (protesting) bodies in the analysis of the sociality of finance Read More

CRESC Seminar: How methods move in markets, March 30

2nd March 2012

CRESC event in London, with speakers including Michel Callon, Adam Leaver, Fabian Muniesa and Karel Williams Read More

Augmented Teapot

Materials and devices of the public

2nd March 2012

Noortje Marres and Javier Lezaun highlight a recent special section of Economy and Society exploring the composition of (materially entangled) publics, while also looking at the potential for intersections with consumer market studies Read More

“Contesting Markets”: Special issue of JAPE just out

29th February 2012

On the latest issue of the Journal of Australian Political Economy (JAPE) – a special issue on ‘Contesting Markets’ Read More

Working Paper: Advertising and Imitation

24th February 2012

Liz Mcfall, on why it’s not advertising itself that makes people consume but the ‘fit’ between different social, technical and material elements of market devices Read More