Data, Now Bigger and Better!

7th April 2015

Announcing a new book edited by Tom Boellstorff and Bill Maurer exploring the theoretical provocations needed to respond to the questions posed by the rise of ‘big data’ Read More

Panel discussion: A new philosophy of the market

2nd April 2015

An invitation to attend a panel discussion titled “A new philosophy of the market” hosted by Manchester Business School’s Organisations and Society group. Featuring Jon Roffe, Yuval Millo, Adam Leaver, Elie Ayache and chaired by Dean Pierides Read More

Encyclopedia of Consumption and Consumer Studies

2nd April 2015

The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Consumption and Consumer Studies, edited by Dan Cook and J. Michael Ryan has just been published Read More

How it became easier to borrow than to save

27th March 2015

Announcing a launch event on April 29th to celebrate the recent publication of books by Charisma’s two co-founders: Joe Deville and Liz McFall. Featuring a debate on ‘How it because easier to borrow than to save’. Read More

‘Marketplace Icons’ – a new series in Consumption Markets & Culture

23rd March 2015

Jonathan Schroeder introduces the new ‘Marketplace Icon’ series in the journal Consumption Markets & Culture. The first is ‘Denim’, by Daniel Miller Read More

Mobile money agent in Haiti. Photo by Erin B. Taylor

Mobile money aesthetics: Text, display, and the cultural logics of concealment

23rd March 2015

Erin Taylor looks at the promises and practicalities of mobile money, drawing on a chapter published in The Routledge Companion to Mobile Media (2014) Read More