Sub-theme 29: Counting the Unimaginable: Calculative Practices for Human Ambitions -> HYBRID!

Elena Giovannoni, Royal Holloway University of London, United Kingdom, & University of Siena, Italy
Jan Mouritsen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Matteo Ronzani, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, Economia – A – 1_9/9-bis
Games, Hype, Platforms
Chair: Jan Mouritsen
Matteo Ronzani, Wai Fong Chua and Paolo Quattrone
Digital gamification and the orchestration of attachment in everyday life
Yusun Cheng and Neil Pollock
Hype Cycles of the Digital Economy: Provoking an Active Stance Towards Hype
Christos Begkos and Katerina Antonopoulou
How to game an algorithm: Platform factions as meta-markets, networks, and hierarchies
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, Economia – A – 1_9/9-bis
Valuation, Aesthetics, Imagination
Chair: Elena Giovannoni
Elise Berlinski, Arthur Gaudron and Jan Mouritsen
Dissolved representations and power knowledge relations at the age of data science
Erica Coslor, Vanessa Pouthier and Yuval Millo
Valuing Phar Lap: Construction of a new classification system for collections valuation at Melbourne Museum (1995–2016)
Alexandru Preda
Capital visions: Calculation and imagination in venture capital valuations of Blockchain Alex Preda
Session III: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, Economia – A – 1_9/9-bis
Space, Planets, Resources
Chair: Matteo Ronzani
Fabrizio Granà, Elena Giovannoni, Cristiano Busco and Giulia Achilli
Unearthing the time dimension of accountability: Accounting for impacts in the space sector
Hendrik Vollmer and Shona Russell
Earth accounting experiments: accountings of, for, and with rivers
Delphine Gibassier, Souad Taibi, Nicolas Antheaume, Eugénie Faure and Nicolas Antheaume
Multi-capital accounting for planetary boundaries and social foundations
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, Economia – A – 1_9/9-bis
Futures, Markets, Climate Change
Chair: Matteo Ronzani
Wai Fong Chua, Tanya Fiedler and Christina Boedker
Projecting, infrastructuring and calculating: From an in vitro to an in vivo carbon market
Andreas Ulfsten
Assemblage of certainty: How algorithmic technology and organization fuse to produce trustworthy recommendations
Matthias Taeger, Katharina Dittrich and Julius J. Kob
Imagining climate futures as Implied Temperature Rise: Calculative infrastructures for finance as climate saviour
Session V: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, Economia – A – 1_9/9-bis
Pandemic, Human Neglect, Marginalized Populations
Chair: Elena Giovannoni
Roland Bal, Bert de Graaff, Syb Kuijper, Sabrina Huizenga and Iris Wallenburg
Numbering a pandemic. Counting practices during Covid
Ida Schrøder and Helene Friis Ratner
Giving up on algorithmic fantasies: Repair, devaluation, and dismissal of an algorithmic problem-solving tool
Yves Habran, Elise Berlinski, Jacky Koehl, Régis Martineau and Jacky Koehl
“Get by, I Don’t Want To Know”: Accounting For Strategic Ignorance and its Consequences on Life
Session VI: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, Economia – A – 1_9/9-bis
Rankings, Grand Challenges, ESG
Chair: Jan Mouritsen
Scott M. Allan and James Faulconbridge
‘Sticking them up on the wall’: Corrected transformations and the constructing of rankings in professional service firms
Thomas Cuckston
On the Performativity of Ecology: Theorizing 'Nature-Positive' Organizing
Michelle van Weeren
Between imagination and legacy: transforming calculative infrastructures to integrate ESG
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Nature, ESG, Grand Challenges - Room: Economia – A – 1_9/9-bis
Chair: Jan Mouritsen
Gianluca Vitale, Angelo Riccaboni and Angelo Riccaboni
Imagining a better future: The design of a performance management system to address grand challenges
Sung Hwan Chai, Brian Nicholson, ChunLei Yang and Robert Scapens
Exploring the configuration of fluid accountability
Rachelle Belinga and Emma Sjöström
Accommodating demands for calculability: The financialization of ESG in the Swedish financial market
Parallel Stream B: Visualization, Art, and Inclusion - Room: Economia – A – 1_10-bis
Chair: Elena Giovannoni
Giulia Achilli
Counting differently for inclusion: performing inclusivity in a youth theatre
Anthony Hesketh
The art(iculation) of value as an alternative modality to calculation
Jane Seppälä, Timo Vuori and Tero Ojanperä
Building tools that enact strategy – Redistribution of strategic power
Session VIII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Calculations, Utopias, and Dystopias - Room: Economia – A – 1_9/9-bis
Chair: Elena Giovannoni
Terhi Chakhovich, Emma Carroll and Emma Carroll
A conflict between neat performance measurement and messy public: Utopian and dystopian visions of taxes
Emrah Karakaya and Annika Skoglund
Carbon calculation in sustainable business models – The rise of the ‘bio-manager’
Clément Carn and Souad Taibi
Human ecology: Towards a systemic view of society in social accounting
Parallel Stream B: Technology, Accountability, Activism - Room: Economia – A – 1_10-bis
Chair: Jan Mouritsen
Wafa Ben Khaled, Ludivine Redslob, Mattia Anesa and Nathalie Clavijo
From neoliberal standards of care to ethical standards of care: The role of numbers in online activism
Johnny O'Rourke
Calculating the immeasurable: A study into the potential role of scenarios for thinking the unthinkable
Ryan L. Ferguson
Ordering harm: How accounting effects the moral space between the known societal harms inflicted by the tobacco industry and the vision of a “smoke-free world”