CFP: ASA section on Consumers and Consumption conference, Aug 2012

2nd April 2012

“Global Consumption: Politics, Culture, Practice” one day conference at the University of Denver (deadline Apr 30) Read More

Partnership with the Consumer Studies Research Network

16th March 2012

Charisma announces a new partnership with Consumer Studies Research Network Read More

CFP: Special Issue: Producing Motherhoods In/Through Consumption

16th March 2012

Call for papers for special issue of the Journal of Consumer Culture: “Producing Motherhoods In/Through Consumption” (deadline Jun 25) Read More

Final CFP: Child and Teen Consumption 2012, Dec 2012

16th March 2012

Final call for papers for the 5th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Child and Teen Consumption (deadline March 31) Read More

Consumer Culture Theory Events

7th March 2012

CFP for 7th Consumer Culture Theory Conference in Oxford, with Alan Warde as keynote speaker (Aug 16-19, deadline Mar 25). Read More

Augmented Teapot

Materials and devices of the public

2nd March 2012

Noortje Marres and Javier Lezaun highlight a recent special section of Economy and Society exploring the composition of (materially entangled) publics, while also looking at the potential for intersections with consumer market studies Read More

Boredom: Life and Work after the Experience Economy, April 12-13

23rd February 2012

New workshop at the CBS exploring boredom, its associations with consumer society, and as a culturally created phenomenon Read More

Touching or not touching: some ways of attaching products to tourists

19th February 2012

In pictures: A photo gallery Liz by McFall, looking at how you get products on, and off, people. Photos By Andrew Hill. Read More

CSISP series: The New in Social Research

19th February 2012

A series of events at CSISP, Goldsmiths exploring questions of the ‘new’ Read More

Call for papers: The Lived Logics of Database Machinery

19th February 2012

Interesting looking conference from new journal Computational Culture Read More