Outreach sessions: CCT meets...
The 2018 CCT Conference does not feature keynote speakers in the traditional sense. Instead, significant voices from neighbouring research communities are invited to participate in special outreach sessions, where they will engage with the work and ideas of CCT, breaking down disciplinary barriers and widening intellectual horizons.
CCT meets sociology of consumption:
Frederick Wherry, Princeton University
Frederick F. Wherry is Professor of Sociology at Princeton University. He earned his PhD in sociology from Princeton in 2004 and his MPA from the Woodrow Wilson School in 2000. He uses qualitative and comparative methods to ask how race and other identities matter in the marketplace, how individuals make sense of credit and debt, and why some communities (but not others) can more easily use their cultural traditions to revitalize their neighborhoods. He is the president of the Social Science History Association and chair-elect of the Economic Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association.
CCT meets market anthropology:
Richard Wilk, Indiana University
Richard Wilk is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University. He earned his PhD in anthropology from University of Arizona in 1981 and was awarded the title of Honorary Doctorate from Lund University in 2012. He has made many significant contributions to the anthropology of markets and consumption and has in particular advanced our knowledge of food consumption and globalization.
CCT meets market studies:
Franck Cochoy, University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès
Franck Cochoy is Professor of sociology at the University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès and member of the CERTOP-CNRS, France. He received his PhD in Social Sciences from the École Normale Supérieure de Cachan and a Habilitation degree in Sociology from the University of Paris X-Nanterre in 1999. Cochoy has studied the performativity of marketing and market devices and has been a leading voice in bringing Actor-Network Theory to business and consumer research. He has published in Theory, Culture and Society, Marketing Theory, Organization, the Journal of Cultural Economy, Urban Studies and the Journal of Marketing Management.