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

Journal of Peer Production: Issue #4

17th April 2014

A new issue of the Journal of Peer Production is out now, with papers exploring how peer production is entangled with a range of practices of valuation and expressions of worth 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

Consumption Markets & Culture Best Paper awards 2013

11th April 2014

Consumption Markets & Culture announces its best paper of 2013, as well two that received honorable mentions. Authors include two Charisma members, Hélène de Burgh-Woodman and Dannie Kjeldgaard Read More

Culture and Consumption/Cultura e Consumo

2nd April 2014

Francisco Viera introduces a Portuguese language blog he runs, looking at the role of culture and consumption in our daily lives 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