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dc.creatorAppadurai, Arjun
dc.date.accessioned2019-09-30T09:23:23Z
dc.date.available2019-09-30T09:23:23Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.urihttps://mediarep.org/handle/doc/13550
dc.description.abstractIn this lecture, I will highlight the ways in which the current world of financial markets, mechanisms, and risk-taking is saturated with linguistic and literary forms. These include the promissory language of derivatives, the public pronouncements of central bankers, and the internal narratives of financial analysts. Finance today has a deep literary infrastructure that needs to be recognized and demystified. When we think about finance, our main association is with an ocean of numbers: stock prices, interest rates, currency exchange values, profit-earnings ratios, mortgage costs, credit ratings, and many other elements in the financial world are numerically expressed. We are also led to believe that financial managers and entrepreneurs are mathematics whizzes and that their work is inscrutable to the rest of us because it is too numerically complex for us. Yet, finance itself is deeply saturated with narrative and linguistic forms to which numbers are entirely subordinate or marginal. What are the forms and functions of the literature of global finance? I will use this question to combine my interest in derivative finance with my interest in mediants and mediation, on both of which I have published some work.en
dc.languageeng
dc.publisherUniversität Siegen: SFB 1187 Medien der Kooperation
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subjectÖkonomiede
dc.subjectNarrationde
dc.subjectSprachede
dc.subjectLiteraturde
dc.subjectfinanceen
dc.subjectlanguageen
dc.subjectliteratureen
dc.subjectmatteren
dc.subjectmediationen
dc.subject.ddcddc:800
dc.subject.ddcddc:330
dc.titleMediants and the Making of Narrative Assemblagesen
dc.typeworkingPaper
dc.typebook
dcterms.bibliographicCitationArjun Appadurai: Mediants and the Making of Narrative Assemblages. Hg. v. SFB 1187 Medien der Kooperation, Universität Siegen: Siegen (2019) (Working Paper Series / SFB 1187 Medien der Kooperation 6). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25969/mediarep/12639.
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local.source.volume6
dc.identifier.doi10.25819/ubsi/42
dc.identifier.doi10.25969/mediarep/12639
dc.identifier.urnurn:nbn:de:hbz:467-14593
local.academicbookseriesSFB 1187 Medien der Kooperation – Working Paper Series
dc.publisher.placeSiegen
local.coverpage2021-05-29T01:50:30
local.identifier.firstpublishedhttps://doi.org/10.25819/ubsi/42


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