When Payments Infrastructure Turns Political: The 2015 Greek Financial Crisis Through Social Lenses

7th October 2015

By Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo, Leonidas Efthymiou and Sophia Michael  “Underneath most of these new [fintech] launches, including Apple payments, you find […]

Research Colloquium on Crowd Dynamics and Financial Markets Fall 2015

7th October 2015

Announcing Research Colloquium on Crowd Dynamics and Financial Markets Fall 2015, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School. […]

The GAY-TM: How to make a splash with cash dispensers

11th August 2015

Bernardo Batiz-Lazo looks at the ‘GAY-TM’ campaign at this year’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which transformed usually dull and unnoticed ATMs into something much more colourful and visible Read More

Everyday Debt and Credit Special Issue

14th July 2015

Announcing a new double special issue of Cultural Studies on ‘Everyday Debt and Credit’, co-edited by Joe Deville and Greg Seigworth. The introduction and an article by Fiona Allon are available for a limited period on an Open Access basis. Read More

Aesthetics of Money and Finance, July 14

13th July 2015

Panel discussion on the aesthetics of money and finance, tomorrow at MBS, Manchester. Featuring Ismail Ertürk, Peter Folkman, Ed Granter, Liz McFall, and Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov Read More

Consumption Markets & Culture Best Paper award, 2014

10th June 2015

Consumption Markets & Culture announces its Best Paper awards for 2014, with Nicholas Carah’s paper on how affective labour helps create brands and Andrew Higson’s paper on the diversity of nostalgia coming at out as winners Read More