In praise of Ken Morrison

2nd May 2013

Karel Williams on careful Ken Morrison whose better way of organising meat supply persists in Morrison’s, the supermarket chain he founded, whose meat is still largely British Read More

First issue of Valuation Studies, out now

24th April 2013

The first issue of the peer reviewed open access journal Valuation Studies has been published, and features an introduction to the
study of valuation as a social practice by Claes-Fredrik Helgesson and Fabian Muniesa, and articles by writers including Hans Kjellberg, Alexandre Mallard, François Vatin, Alexander Styhre, Christian Bessy and Pierre-Marie Chauvin Read More

Where Do Neoliberals Go After the Market? Calculation, computation and crisis

17th April 2013

The financial crisis has been perceived by some as the outcome of this collision between markets and increasingly ‘performative’ economics. But where does this leave neoliberalism and its technical ideal of freedom? Does it simply require more markets or greater computational power to prevent future crises? Read More

Are markets matching Callon and Roth?

8th April 2013

Jose Ossandon reflects on overlaps between work on ‘market design’, associated in part with economist Alvin Roth, and that on ‘markets as calculative collective devices’, developed by Michel Callon and colleagues Read More

Debunking economics?

2nd April 2013

An extract from Will Davies’ excellent review of the recently published Economists and the Powerful, by Norbert Häring & Niall Douglas Read More

New podcasts from Esudio de la Economia

4th March 2013

Three new podcast-interviews from Estudios de la Economia, featuring Timothy Mitchell, Gil Eyal and Daniel Beunza. Read More

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

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

A new partner for Charisma: What Makes Organization?

13th December 2012

Announcing a new partnership with a project based at the Copenhagen Business School, led by Paul du Gay and Signe Vikkelsø Read More