Libidinal economies: Final call for papers

Libidinal economies of contemporary capitalism. City, University of London/Online, 16 April 2021. The call for our workshop on the ‘libidinal economies of contemporary capitalism’ will close at the end of the month. The workshop is being organised in collaboration with CITYPERC at City, University of London, but all signs point …

New article: ‘Assets need audiences’

Assets need audiences: How venture capitalists boost valuations by recruiting investors to asset circles. Dave Elder-Vass. Finance and Society, EarlyView (2021). Narratives and conventions have received considerable attention in recent discussions the valuation of financial assets. Narratives and , however, can only be effective to the extent that they attract and …

Doctoral positions at International Max Planck Research School

The International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE) is inviting candidates to apply for its doctoral program in economic sociology and political economy. The International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE) is a unique international three-and-a-half-year …

Webinar series: Finance, credit, and debt in South East Asia

Financial transformation, credit markets and household debt in Southeast Asia. ISEAS Webinar series, 2020-21. The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore is running a webinar series on financialization, credit growth, and indebtedness in the emerging economies of South East Asia. This webinar series explores the transformation of financial landscapes in …

Just published: F&S vol. 6 no. 2

Finance and Society, vol. 6 no. 2 (2020).   The editors of Finance and Society are pleased to announce the publication of volume 6, number 2. The issue includes research articles by Fabian Muniesa and Liliana Doganova on the ‘time that money requires’ and Conor Husbands on the temporality of …

PhD studentships at Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland

The Institute of Marketing and Communication Management, Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society at the Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland) is inviting applications for two fully funded PhD positions, to commence between February and May 2021. The positions will be supervised by Prof. Pellandini-Simányi, as part of a project …

CFP: Libidinal economies of contemporary capitalism

Libidinal economies of contemporary capitalism. City, University of London/Online, 16 April 2021. We are pleased to announce that FSN will be running a one-day workshop next year with CITYPERC on the libidinal economies of contemporary capitalism. The organisers, Amin Samman and Earl Gammon, are encouraging submissions on a broad range …

Visiting fellowships at MaxPo, Paris

The Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (MaxPo) is welcoming applications from senior academics for research stays of approximately two months at Sciences Po in the heart of Paris. Established in 2012 by the Max Planck Society and Sciences Po Paris, MaxPo is a …

Doctoral fellowship at MaxPo, Paris

The Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (MaxPo) in Paris is inviting applications for a doctoral fellowship in sociology or political science at Sciences Po in Paris, to commence in September 2021. We welcome original and independent proposals on topics situated in economic sociology, …

CFP: Reading economics as political theory, 2021

Reading economics as political theory. Sciences Po Paris, 17-18 June 2021. Oliver Kessler, Samuel Knafo and Matthias Thiemann are organising a workshop on the politics of economic theory, to be held at Science Po next June. In this workshop, we want to build on these insights and pursue the idea …