The Limits of Performativity: Politics of the Modern Economy now out in HBB

2nd May 2014

Edited by Franck Cochoy, Martin Giraudeau, Liz McFall

The economy is often described either as the apolitical realm of calculation or as the fully political one of domination… Read More

Marketing Theory Special Issue on Market Systems

23rd April 2014

A call for papers for a special issue of Marketing Theory on market systems edited by Markus Giesler and Eileen Fischer. Deadline for full papers April 2015 Read More

Virtual boundaries: The Social Consequences of Digital Marketing

17th April 2014

Part of the ESRC Seminar Series on Marketplace Exclusion, an event that brings together computer scientists, marketing practitioners and media researchers to discuss how digital marketing is shaping people’s lives Read More

CFP Steps towards pragmatist solidarities at sociotechnical sites, EASST 17-19th September

15th April 2014

We warmly invite papers to our Track Steps towards pragmatist solidarities at sociotechnical sites, being held at the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST) conference in Toruń on September 17-19. The Track is convened by Francois Thoreau (U.Namur), Kim Hendrickx (University of Liege), Tamar Sharon (Maastricht University) and Ine Van Hoyweghen (KU Leuven). Read More

Can markets solve problems?

31st March 2014

A new project at Goldsmiths being worked on by Daniel Neyland and Sveta Milyaeva: Market-Based Initiatives as Solutions to Techno-Scientific Problems Read More

‘BREAKING BAD’: markets, healthcare and drug money

31st March 2014

Simon Carter explores what Breaking Bad can teach us about the role that markets play in our lives Read More

New issue of Journal of Cultural Economy

24th March 2014

A new issue of Journal of Cultural Economy, featuring articles by Esteve Sanz, Patrick J. L. Cockburn, Joanne Entwistle & Don Slater, Cathy Greenfield, Jeremy Valentine, Sveta Milyaeva and Karen Boll, and review articles by Erica Coslor and Ana Isabel Canhoto Read More

Funded PhD at the Centre for the Study of Invention and Social Process

29th January 2014

Call for applications to a funded PhD Studentship at the Centre for the Study of Invention and Social Process at Goldsmiths. Priority areas include the mundane & markets. Deadline March 31. Read More

An award winning paper about an average man

9th January 2014

How about this: Martha Poon discusses Charisma co-founder Liz McFall’s award winning paper on Socializing Finance Read More

Things Ain’t What They Used to Be

8th January 2014

An invitation to submit a paper to Things Ain’t What They Used to Be: Objects, Relations, Materiality, a sub-theme at this year’s EGOS (deadline Jan 13) Read More