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

Interview with Donald MacKenzie

18th December 2012

“The risk in the financial system can often develop in areas that people think of dull, technical and boring”. An interview with Donald MacKenzie by Javier Fernandez published on Estudios de la Economía Read More

Value and Currency in Peer Production

6th December 2012

Call for papers for a new special issue from The Journal of Peer Production. Deadline January 28, 2013. Read More

The Economy of the Quota: The Financial Ecologies and Commercial Circuits of Retail Credit Cards in Santiago, Chile

6th December 2012

A report on preliminary research conducted by Jose Ossandon into how credit limits move between people and homes. Translated by Taylor Nelms Read More

New in Economy and Society by Paul Langley

31st October 2012

Anticipating uncertainty, reviving risk? On the stress testing of finance in crisis Read More

BSA Presidential Event ‘Understanding the financial crisis: sociology, political economy and heterodox economics’

4th October 2012

Charisma member Zsuzsanna Vargha on Unfailing crisis: the uses and limits of understanding
finance as a problem of failure Read More

The assembly of financial subjects: New JCE Special Issue

27th September 2012

Announcing the new JCE special issue on ‘Financial Subjects’, co-edited by Paul Langley and Andrew Leyshon, featuring work by a number of Charisma members Read More

Marketing Finance in the Aftermath of Crisis

4th September 2012

Taylor C. Nelms on the advertising discourses of banks in Ecuador more than ten years after financial crisis and dollarization Read More

Monetary tests: Banks, bankers, and customers

21st May 2012

Jeanne Lazarus on her recently published published book, which explores the struggles and tests that characterise our everyday relationships with banks Read More

You can’t Nudge a NEST without breaking some eggs

7th May 2012

Alan Shipman on recent attempts to ‘nudge’ savers towards higher pensions contributions Read More