Mini-conference report: Domesticizing Financial Economies, SASE, Chicago

26th August 2014

Jeanne Lazarus, Mariana Luzzi, and José Ossandón report on the SASE mini-conference they organised, including reflections on what they term the “Zelizerian turn” Read More

Governing Money After Bitcoin and the “Sharing Economy”

11th August 2014

An invitation to attend a public lecture by Professor Bill Maurer, University of California, Irvine on 8 September 2014 at University of Warwick. Addressing questions including: What happens when “peer currencies” and the peer economy recode private moneys and renting as liberation and revolution? What happens to money and exchange when it occurs through closed loops connected by private gateways? Read More

Public-Private Markets and Valuation: New CBS research cluster

21st July 2014

New research cluster at the Copenhagen Business School just launched, examining the consequences of the proliferation of valuation devices in the strategy of public and private organisations, led by Christian Frankel, José Ossandón and Trine Pallesen – events to features speakers including Philip Mirowski, Annelise Riles, Daniel Breslau, and Daniel Neyland Read More

Consuming Credit: Special Issue of Consumption Markets & Culture

14th July 2014

Announcing a new Special Issue of Consumption Markets & Culture on the consumption of credit. It is edited by Paul Langley, who also features in the collection alongside fellow Charisma members José Ossandón, Joe Deville and Donncha Marron, with a Postscript by Bill Maurer Read More

Repeat! The Logics of Exercises, Trainings, Tests and Rehearsals

23rd June 2014

Call for papers for “Repeat! The Logics of Exercises, Trainings, Tests and Rehearsals” – a conference to take place at Goldsmiths in November. Deadline for abstracts July 20th. Read More

‘Dangerous Consumption’ – Invitation to attend

19th June 2014

Invitation from Rebecca Cassidy to attend a conference looking at ‘Dangerous Consumption’ – including gambling, drugs, tobacco, alcohol and sex – at Goldsmiths on July 11th Read More