The sixth 2015-2016 meeting of the Private Public Platform’s Markets and Valuation Cluster
This time, Tsutomu Nakano (Professor of Corporate Strategy, International Management, and Organizations, Aoyama Business School, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo) will share some of his work in progress with a presentation titled “What is ‘Good’ Sound?: Decoding Pragmatic Valuation in the High-End Audio from a Social Network Approach”. The presentation will be followed by responses by Amalie Hauge-Helgestad (PhD fellow at Department of Organization, CBS) and Fabian Müller (PhD fellow at Department of Organization, CBS).
As preparation for the meeting, professor Nakano recommends the following readings:
- Lucien Karpik, Valuing the Unique (2010, Princeton), Pp. 89-95.
- Hennion, Antoine (2004) "Pragmatics of Taste." Pp. 131-44 in The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture, edited by M. Jacobs and N. Hanrahan.
- Bessy, Christian and Pierre-Marie Chauvin. 2013. "The Power of Market Intermediaries: From Information to Valuation Processes." Valuation Studies 1(1):83-117.
The seminar is free and open for participation. To attend and receive the readings, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presentation of work in progress: David Nye "Moonlight Towers" (part of “Illuminations and Expositions: American urban lighting, 1800-1915” forthcoming from MIT Press).
Presentation: Ian Hunter ‘The History of Theory’ and ‘Spirituality and Philosophy in Post-Structuralist Theory’.
Reading group: pragmatism and empiricism as stances and methods to study markets. Charles Peirce: "What pragmatism is" and Bas Van Fraassen “Lecture 2: What is empiricism and what could it be?”.
Presentation of work-in-progress: Hans Kjellberg (co-authored with David Olson) ‘Joint markets. Historical and systemic dependencies in the formation of legal cannabis markets’, November 18.
Presentation of work-in-progress: Alexandre Mallard ‘Governance of innovation through norms and standards in the construction sector’, October 21.
Presentation of work-in-progress: Paul du Gay & Signe Vikkelsø “‘Outside Organization’: The Idea of a ’Metaphysical Stance’ in Organization Studies”, June 3.
Reading group: Göran Ahrne, Patrik Aspers and Nils Brunsson ‘The Organization of Markets’, April 15th.
Presentation of work-in-progress: Peter Skærbæk & Kjell Tryggestad ‘Accounting inscriptions in outsourcing trials of strength: time-space dynamics’, February 18.
Presentation of work-in-progress: Ann-Christina Lange, ‘Crowding of Adaptive Strategies: Swarm Theory and High-Frequency Trading’, January 21.
Workshop: Markets for Collective Concerns. Speakers: Philip Mirowski, Nicholas Gane, Annelise Riles, Daniel Breslau, Daniel Neyland, Liliana Doganova, Brice Laurent, Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra and Peter Karnøe, December 12.
Presentation of work-in-progress: Rasmus Ploug Jenle (IOA), ‘Deploying markets for control – flexibility as liquidity’, November 19.
Reading group: Luc Boltanski’s book Mysteries and Conspiracies: Detective Stories, Spy Novels and the Making of Modern Societies, October 29.
Presentation of work-in-progress: Karen Boll (IOA), ‘State regulation through co-production and market mechanisms – Is ‘Neoliberal Tax Management’ taking form?’, October 22.
Reading group: Chapters 4 to 6 of Philip Mirowski’s book Never Let a Serious Crisis go to Waste, chapters 1 to 3, June 18th.
Reading group: Chapters 1 to 3 of Philip Mirowski’s book Never Let a Serious Crisis go to Waste, chapters 1 to 3, May 7th.
Presentation of work-in-progress: Manuel Tironi, CSISP - Goldsmith, University of London - Instituto de Sociologia, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, ‘Neoliberal electricity: economics and the purification of energy’. March 5th.
Reading group: Chapters (14, 15 and 16) of Bruno Latour’s An Inquiry into Modes of Existence. January 5th.
Presentation of work-in-progress: Trine Pallesen, Copenhagen Business School, ‘The value of Price’. December 3rd.
Presentation of work-in-progress: Mariana Heredia, Universidad de San Martin – Argentinian National Scientific Council, ‘The Convertibility puzzle: The intervention of local economists in Argentina’s path to neoliberalism’. November 4th.
Presentation of work-in-progress: Daniel Neyland, Goldsmiths, 'The Mosquito Multiple: Malaria and Market-Based Initiatives'. October 1st.
Workshop: ‘Paying Attention to Observation Theory: A Conversation on Finance, Networks and Observation Theory’, with Elena Esposito, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia and David Stark, Columbia University. May 27.
Presentation of work-in-progress: Dean Pierides & Jon Roffe (University of Melbourne): ‘What is a market? Melbourne research on organization, society and markets’. April 17th.
Reading group: Breslau, D. (2011) ‘What Do Market Designers Do When They Design Markets?’ and Roth, A. (2002), ‘The economist as engineer: game theory, Experimentation, and computation As tools for design economics’. March 11th.
Reading group: T. Mitchell (2011) Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil. February 4.
Presentation of work-in-progress: Peter Karnøe (Aalborg University) & Liliana Doganova (Mines Tech), ‘Controversial valuations: Assembling environmental concerns and economic worth in clean-tech markets. January 28th.
Presentation of work-in-progress: José Ossandón (IOA) & Sebastián Ureta (Universidad Alberto Hurtado), ‘Taming Uncivilized Markets’. December 12th.