This conversation with Kean Birch about his recent work on technoscientific capitalism and processes of rentiership and assetization was live-streamed to the public on Thursday, 21 October, at 6 PM EST. You can view the recording of stream here.
Kean Birch is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change and the Graduate Program in Science and Technology Studies at York University, Canada, and Co-Editor of Science as Culture. His research examines the restructuring and transformation of the economy and financial knowledge, technoscience and technoscientific innovation, and the relationship between markets and natural environments. He is the co-editor (with Fabian Muniesa) of Assetization: Turning Things into Assets in Technoscientific Capitalism (MIT Press, 2020).