EGOS Sub-theme 25: Devising Markets and Other Valuation Sites CFP

28th November 2014

convened by Liz McFall, Claes-Frederik Helgesson and Pascale Trompette in Athens, July 2-4 2015 Read More

Workshop: Markets for Collective Concerns

15th November 2014

Very exciting looking workshop at the CBS on the use of market mechanisms to attempt to solve collective concerns. Speakers include Nicholas Gane, Peter Karnøe, Philip Mirowski, and Annelise Riles. Registration required. Read More

The Oxford Handbook Of Sociology, Social Theory And Organization Studies: Contemporary Currents

7th November 2014

Edited by Paul S. Adler, Paul du Gay, Glenn Morgan, and Mike Reed, including chapters by Andrea Mennicken and Peter Miller, Barbara Czarniawska, Franck Cochoy, Mike Power, Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein. DISCOUNTS CODES AND FLYERS AVAILABLE HERE Read More

‘My Improbable Profession’ – new short story in Consumption Markets & Culture

3rd November 2014

In a first for the journal, Consumption Markets and Culture has published a work of fiction: John Schouten’s short story “My improbable profession”. Available for free for a limited period of time, it
illuminates central topics such as agency, materiality, and storytelling, and sheds light on the growing use of ethnographic inspired research within the marketplace Read More

Creating the Responsible Consumer: Ethnographic Insights from Davos

23rd October 2014

Markus Giesler introduces articles in Open Democracy and the Baffler on market systems and consumer subjectivity, drawing on a paper co-authored with Ela Veresiu Read More

Consumer Culture Theory Conference 2015

22nd October 2014

Call for papers for the Consumer Culture Theory Conference, to take place at the University of Arkansas from June 18 – 21, 2015 Read More