Opening the Black Box of Financial Institutions

20th January 2014

Call for Papers for a mini conference at SASE, co-organised by Olivia Nicol and David Stark (deadline Feb 3rd) Read More

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

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

Politicians go wild in Wongaland, but there are bigger fish to fry

4th November 2013

Donncha Marron on the spectacle of politicians and experts targeting payday lending, while ignoring the role of poverty and social and economic precarity Read More

MoneyLab: Coining Alternatives

14th October 2013

MoneyLab: a new site for researchers interested in digital experiments with revenue models and alternative payment forms and currencies Read More

The matter of the credit card

3rd October 2013

Why might the plastic in the plastic card card matter? Joe Deville finds out Read More

Everyday Debt and Credit: Special Issue of Cultural Studies

26th September 2013

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Cultural Studies exploring how debt and credit circulate through the everyday and the intimate. Edited by Gregory J. Seigworth and Joe Deville. Expressions of interest by February 2014. 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