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Journal Articles Christian Borch and Bo Hee Min (forthcoming) “Toward a sociology of machine-learning explainability: Human-machine interaction in deep-neural-network-based automated trading,” Big Data & Society. Christian Borch and Bo Hee Min (2022) “Machine learning and social action in markets: From first- to second-generation automated trading,” Economy and Society. Christian Borch (2022) “Financial Contagion in an Age of COVID-19: On Biological, Human, and Algorithmic Mimesis,” CounterText 8(1): 206–226. Hansen, Kristian Bondo and Christian Borch (2022) “Alternative data and sentiment analysis: prospecting non-standard data in machine learning-driven finance,” Big Data & Society. Christian Borch (2022) “Machine learning, knowledge risk, and principal-agent problems in automated trading,” Technology in Society 68(February). Christian Borch (2021) “Machine learning and social theory: Collective machine behaviour in algorithmic trading,” European Journal of Social Theory. Bo Hee Min and Christian Borch (2021) “Systemic Failures and Organizational Risk Management in Algorithmic Trading: Normal Accidents and High Reliability in Financial Markets,” Social Studies of Science. Kristian Bondo Hansen and Christian Borch (2021) “The absorption and multiplication of uncertainty in machine-learning-driven finance,” British Journal of Sociology 72(4): 1015–29. Christian Borch (2017) “Tensional individuality: a reassessment of Gabriel Tarde’s sociology,” Distinktion: Journal of Social Theory 18(2): 153–72. Christian Borch (2017) “Algorithmic Finance and (Limits to) Governmentality: On Foucault and High-Frequency Trading,” Le foucaldien 3(1), 6: 1–17. Christian Borch and Ann-Christina Lange (2017) “Market sociality: Mirowski, Shiller, and the tension between mimetic and anti-mimetic market features,” Cambridge Journal of Economics 41(4): 1197–1212. Christian Borch and Ann-Christina Lange (2017) “High-frequency trader subjectivity: emotional attachment and discipline in an era of algorithms,” Socio-Economic Review 15(2): 283–306.  Christian Borch (2016) “High-frequency trading, algorithmic finance, and the Flash Crash: reflections on eventalization,” Economy and Society 45(3–4): 350–78.  Christian Borch, Kristian Bondo Hansen and Ann-Christina Lange (2015) “Markets, bodies, and rhythms: A rhythmanalysis of financial markets from open-outcry trading to high-frequency trading,” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 33(6): 1080–97.  Christian Borch (2013) “Crowd theory and the management of crowds: A controversial relationship,” Current Sociology 61(5–6): 584–601. Christian Borch (2012) “Functional Eclecticism: On Luhmann’s Style of Theorizing,” Revue internationale de philosophie 66(1): 123–42, Special Issue on “Niklas Luhmann.” Christian Borch (2010) “Between Destructiveness and Vitalism: Simmel’s Sociology of Crowds,” Conserveries mémorielles 8, Special Issue on “Crowds, Events, Affects.” Christian Borch (2010) “Organizational Atmospheres: Foam, Affect and Architecture,” Organization 17(2): 223–41. Christian Borch (2009) “Body to Body: On the Political Anatomy of Crowds,” Sociological Theory 27(3): 271–90 [forthcoming in Italian translation in Rivista di Politica].  Christian Borch and Uffe Lind (2009) “The Mobile Parliament: Taking Regional Matters of Concern Seriously,” Distinktion 18: 69–86.  Christian Borch (2008) “Foam architecture: managing co-isolated associations,” Economy and Society 37(4): 548–71.  Christian Borch (2008) “Modern mass aberration: Hermann Broch and the problem of irrationality,” History of the Human Sciences 21(2): 63–83. Jakob Arnoldi and Christian Borch (2007) “Market Crowds between Imitation and Control,” Theory, Culture and Society 24(7–8): 164–80. Christian Borch (2007) “Crowds and economic life: bringing an old figure back in,” Economy and Society 36(4): 549–73. Christian Borch (2006) “Crowds and Total Democracy: Hermann Broch’s Political Theory,” Distinktion 13: 99–120. Christian Borch (2006) “The Exclusion of the Crowd: The Destiny of a Sociological Figure of the Irrational,” European Journal of Social Theory 9(1): 83–102.  Christian Borch (2006) “Crowds and Pathos: Theodor Geiger on Revolutionary Action,” Acta Sociologica 49(1): 5–18. Christian Borch (2005) “Crime Prevention as Totalitarian Biopolitics,” Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention 6(2): 91–105. Christian Borch (2005) “Urban Imitations: Tarde’s Sociology Revisited,” Theory, Culture and Society 22(3): 81–100. [Turkish translation in tesmeralsekdiz 03, 2008; German translation in Christian Borch and Urs Stäheli (eds) Soziologie der Nachahmung und des Begehrens. Materialien zu Gabriel Tarde. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag]. Christian Borch (2005) “Systemic Power: Luhmann, Foucault, and Analytics of Power,” Acta Sociologica, 48(2): 155–67. Peer-reviewed journal articles in non-English languages Lydia Jørgensen and Christian Borch (2018) “Arkitektur og politik: atmosfæriske refleksioner ud fra Böhme og Sloterdijk,” Politik 21(2): 7–21. Christian Borch (2006) “Massen: På sporet af en glemt sociologisk figur,” Dansk Sociologi 17(2): 43–57. Christian Borch (2004) “Zur Kritik der Sanktionen,” kultuRRevolution. Zeitschrift für angewandte Diskurstheorie 47: 20–5. Christian Borch (2003) “Foucault og ret. Magtanalytikkens retssociologiske implikationer,” Retfærd 26(4): 46–61. Christian Borch (2002) “Kriminalitet og kriminelle – brudstykker af en genealogi,” Dansk Sociologi 13(1): 57–72. Christian Borch (2000) “Former, der kommer i form – om Luhmann og Spencer-Brown,” Distinktion 1: 105–22. Essays in books (selected) Christian Borch and Bjørn Schiermer (2021) “Crowd and Collective Behavior,” pp. 439–65 in Seth Abrutyn and Omar Lizardo (eds) Handbook of Classical Sociological Theory. New York: Springer. Christian Borch (2020) “Corona, markedssmitte og sociale laviner,” pp. 41–53 in Ole B. Jensen and Nikolaj Schultz (eds) Det epidemiske samfund. Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag. Christian Borch (2020) “What is Critical Finance Studies?,” pp. 1–25 in Christian Borch and Robert Wosnitzer (eds) The Routledge Handbook of Critical Finance Studies. London and New York: Routledge. Christian Borch (2019) “The imitative, contagious, and suggestible roots of modern society: towards a mimetic foundation of social theory,” pp. 2–34 in Christian Borch (ed.) Imitation, Contagion, Suggestion: On Mimesis and Society. London and New York: Routledge. Kristian Bondo Hansen and Christian Borch (2019) “Market mimesis: imitation, contagion, and suggestion in financial markets,” pp. 91–106 in Christian Borch (ed.) Imitation, Contagion, Suggestion: On Mimesis and Society. London and New York: Routledge. Christian Borch (2019) “Crowds, sværme og vira,” pp. 229–51 in Birgit Eriksson and Bjørn Schiermer (eds) Aktuelle kulturteoretiske temaer – en grundbog. Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag. Christian Borch (2019) “Simmels massesociologi,” pp. 315–33 in Søren Christensen et al. (eds) Simmel: Sociologiens eventyrer. Frederiksberg: Nyt fra Samfundsvidenskaberne. Christian Borch (2017) “Kalabalıklar ve Demokrasi: Kalabalıkların Siyaseti Üzerine Post-Liberal Düşünceler,” pp. 73–84 in Zeynep Koçak (ed.) Kitleleri Yeniden Düşünmek: Hukuk, Şiddet ve Demokrasi. Istanbul: İstanbul Bilgi University Press. Christian Borch (2016) “Peter Sloterdijk,” pp. 365–82 in Bjørn Schiermer (ed.) Kulturteori. Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag. Christian Borch (2015) “Imitation, masse og kriminalitet: teorien om social pejlings glemte genealogi,” pp. 15–25 in Britta Kyvsgaard et al. (eds) Kriminalistiske pejlinger: Festskrift til Flemming Balvig. Copenhagen: Jurist- og Økonomforlagets Forlag. Martin Kornberger and Christian Borch (2015) “Introduction: Urban Commons,” pp. 1–21 in Christian Borch and Martin Kornberger (eds) Urban Commons: Rethinking the City. London and New York: Routledge, 2015. Christian Borch (2014) “Theodor Geiger’s biopolitics: on some links between crowd theory and eugenics,” pp. 39–51 in Anders Blok and Peter Gundelach (eds) The Elementary Forms of Sociological Knowledge: Essays in Honor of Margareta Bertilsson. Copenhagen: Department of Sociology. Christian Borch (2014) “Die vermittelte Masse: Über Medien und kollektive Dynamiken,” pp. 23–35 in Inge Baxmann, Timon Beyes and Claus Pias (eds) Soziale Medien – Neue Massen. Zürich, Berlin: Diaphanes. [English translation in Inge Baxmann, Timon Beyes and Claus Pias (eds) (2016) Social Media—New Masses. Zurich-Berlin: diaphanes.] Christian Borch (2014) “Gabriel Tarde (1843–1904),” pp. 185–201 in Jenny Helin et al. (eds) Oxford Handbook of Process Philosophy and Organization Studies. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press. Christian Borch (2014) “Introduction: Why Atmospheres?,” pp. 6–17 in Christian Borch (ed.) Architectural Atmospheres: On the Experience and Politics of Architecture. Basel: Birkhäuser. Christian Borch (2014) “The Politics of Atmospheres: Architecture, Power, and the Senses,” pp. 61–89 in Christian Borch (ed.) Architectural Atmospheres: On the Experience and Politics of Architecture. Basel: Birkhäuser. Christian Borch (2013) “Spatiality, Imitation, Immunization: Luhmann and Sloterdijk on the Social,” pp. 150–68 in Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos and Anders La Cour (eds) Luhmann Observed: Radical Theoretical Encounters. Basingstoke: Palgrave. Christian Borch (2011) “Foamy Business: On the Organizational Politics of Atmospheres,” pp. 29–42 in William Schinkel and Liesbeth Noordegraaf-Eelens (eds) In Medias Res: Peter Sloterdijk’s Spherological Poetics of Being. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press  Christian Borch (2011) “Atmosfære, arkitektur, ledelse: Om grænselandet mellem arkitektur og socialteori,” pp. 27–37 in Merete Ahnfeldt-Mollerup and Nicolai Rostrup (eds) Percipio: Teori. Copenhagen: Arkitektskolen, 2011. Christian Borch (2009) “Schaum-Organisationen: Über das Management von Atmosphären,” pp. 375–87 in Koenraad Hemelsoet, Marc Jongen, and Sjoerd van Tuinen (eds) Die Vermessung des Ungeheuren. Philosophie nach Peter Sloterdijk. Munich: Wilhelm Fink Verlag. Christian Borch and Urs Stäheli (2009) “Einleitung: Tardes Soziologie der Nachahmung und des Begehrens,” pp. 7–38 in Christian Borch and Urs Stäheli (eds) Soziologie der Nachahmung und des Begehrens. Materialien zu Gabriel Tarde. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag. Christian Borch (2009) “Inklusion og eksklusion af kriminelle,” pp. 60–75 in Jørgen Elm Larsen and Nils Mortensen (eds) Udenfor eller indenfor. Sociale marginaliseringsprocessers mangfoldighed. Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag. Christian Borch (2008) “Kriminalitet og ondskab,” pp. 113–32 in Helle Dam Sørensen and Sara Normann Thordsen (eds) Ondskab – et politisk begreb. Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag. Christian Borch (2008) “Samfundets forsvar mod kriminelle. Træk af den kliniske kriminologis historie i Danmark,” pp. 97–120 in Svend Brinkmann and Peter Triantafillou (eds) Psykens historier i Danmark. Om forståelsen og styringen af sjælelivet. Frederiksberg: Samfundslitteratur. Christian Borch (2007) “Massernes æra,” pp. 54–57 in Gunver Kyhn (ed.) Carlsbergfondet Årsskrift 2007. Copenhagen: Carlsbergfondet. Christian Borch (2006) “Niklas Luhmann: Magt som medium,” pp. 385–407 in Carsten Bagge Laustsen and Jesper Myrup (eds) Magtens tænkere. Politisk teori fra Machiavelli til Honneth. Roskilde: Roskilde Universitetsforlag. Christian Borch (2005) “Er kriminalprævention totalitær? Magtanalytiske og systemteoretiske betragtninger,” pp. 43–48 in Mia Söderbärj (ed.) Brottsprevention – Crime Prevention and Fängselsforskning – Imprisonment. Oslo: Nordisk Samarbejdsråd for Kriminologi. Christian Borch and Lars Thorup Larsen (2003) “Magten uden årsag – om Foucaults og Luhmanns magtopfattelser,” pp. 149–79 in Christian Borch and Lars Thorup Larsen (eds) Perspektiv, magt og styring. Luhmann og Foucault til diskussion. Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag.   Miscellaneous articles (selected) Christian Borch (forthcoming) “Algorithmic Mimicry and Mimicry in Nature,” The Manipulator. Christian Borch (2021) “Crowds, Mobilization, Avalanches!,” pp. 45–52 in Stephanie Cristello, Kirse Junge-Stevnsborg, and Anne Thomasen (eds) Sustainable Societies for the Future. Malmö: Malmö Art Museum and THE SEEN. Christian Borch (2019) “Postmetropolis,” in Anthony Orum et al. (eds) The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Studies. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. Christian Borch (2018) “Cool Trading,” Limn 10. Christian Borch (2017) “Le Bon, Gustave,” in Bryan S. Turner et al. (eds) The Encyclopedia of Social Theory. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. Christian Borch (2017) “Mass society,” in Bryan S. Turner et al. (eds) The Encyclopedia of Social Theory. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. Christian Borch (2016) “Redaktionelt forord: Temanummer om autoritær kapitalisme,” Samfundsøkonomen 1: 3–4. Christian Borch (2015) “Tarde, Gabriel (1843–1904),” in George Ritzer (ed.) Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd Edition. Oxford: Blackwell. Christian Borch (2015) “Gestos: Ser singular-plural,” Cuadernos de Teoría Social 1(2): 58–9. Angèle Christin and Christian Borch (2015) “Using, Making, and Recovering the ‘Classics’: A Conversation between 2014 ASA Theory Section Award-Winners Angèle Christin and Christian Borch,” Perspectives 37(1): 4–8. Christian Borch (2014) “Dansk sociologi i en velfærdsstatslig container,” Dansk Sociologi 25(3): 63–68. Christian Borch and Holger Højlund (2014) “Critical Blind Spots: Limits to Critique in Luhmann and Foucault,” Embedded 4(1): 64–78. Gernot Böhme, Christian Borch, Olafur Eliasson, and Juhani Pallasmaa (2014) “Atmospheres, Art, Architecture, A Conversation between Gernot Böhme, Christian Borch, Olafur Eliasson, and Juhani Pallasmaa,” pp. 90–107 in Christian Borch (ed.) Architectural Atmospheres: On the Experience and Politics of Architecture. Basel: Birkhäuser. Christian Borch (2013) “Redaktionelt forord: Marxistisk samfundstænkning i dag,” Samfundsøkonomen 4: 3–4. Christian Borch and Britta Timm Knudsen (2013) “Postmodern crowds: re-inventing crowd thinking,” Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory 14(2): 109–113. Christian Borch (2013) “Niklas Luhmann om retssystemets autopoiesis,” pp. 331–49 in Ole Hammerslev and Mikael Rask Madsen (eds) Retssociologi: klassiske og moderne perspektiver. Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag. Christian Borch (2013) “Massepsykologi: Individ, masse, magt og politik,” pp. 49–68 in Michael Hviid Jacobsen, Erik Laursen and Jan Brødslev Olsen (eds) Socialpsykologi. En grundbog til et fag. Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag. Christian Borch and Clemens Stubbe Østergaard (2011) “Redaktionelt forord,” Samfundsøkonomen 5: 3. Christian Borch (2011) Miscellaneous entries: “Afkriminalisering,” “Elias Canetti,” “Imitation,” “Kontrolsamfund,” “Kriminalprævention,” “Steven Lukes,” “Manipulation,” “Neo-machiavellisme,” “Overvågningssamfund,” “Pastoralmagt,” “Pønologi,” “Somnambulisme,” “Gabriel Tarde” in Inge Kryger Pedersen and Steen Nepper Larsen (eds) Sociologisk leksikon. Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag. Mikael Carleheden and Christian Borch (2010) “Editorial: Successive Modernities,” Distinktion 11(2): 5–8. Henning Bech, Christian Borch, and Steen Nepper Larsen (2010) “Resistance, Politics, Space, Architecture: Interview with Nigel Thrift,” Distinktion 11(2): 93–105. Christian Borch (2010) “Øresundsparlamentet: En ny strategi for regionalpolitisk mobilisering,” pp. 138–57 in Jens Kvorning et al. (eds) Det store rum. Debatbog om regional planlægning. Copenhagen: Realdania. Tiina Arppe and Christian Borch (2009) “Editorial: The Sacred,” Distinktion 10(2): 5–9. Christian Borch (2009) “Niklas Luhmann: En verden af sociale systemer,” pp. 521–31 in Mogens Hansen (ed.) 50 Samfundstænkere. Copenhagen: Gyldendal. Christian Borch (2009) “Arkitektur og sociologi: en tiltrængt kobling,” ArkitekturMagasinet 1(6): 50. Christian Borch and Marius Gudmand-Høyer (2009) “Om igen at glemme Foucault!,” Hvorfor 3: 36–38. Christian Borch (2009) “Retten til rum, retten til skum,” Kulturo 28: 15–18. Christian Borch (2008) “Hysteriske kællinger? Om masseadfærd på finansielle markeder,” Samfundsøkonomen 3: 36–39. Christian Borch (2008) “Regional Urbanism,” pp. 62–63 in Peter Duelund Mortensen et al. (eds) Futures of Cities: Principles, Congress, Competition. Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture. Christian Borch and Mikael Rask Madsen (2008) “En introduktion,” pp. 11–17 in Bruno Latour En ny sociologi for et nyt samfund. Introduktion til Aktør-Netværk-Teori. Copenhagen: Akademisk Forlag. Kristin Asdal, Christian Borch, and Ingunn B. Moser (2008) “Editorial: The Technologies of Politics,” Distinktion 9(1): 5–10. Christian Borch (2007) “Tarde, Gabriel (1843–1904),” in George Ritzer (ed.) The Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Sociology, online version. Oxford: Blackwell. Christian Borch (2006) “Gabriel Tarde,” Den Store Danske Encyklopædi, Supplementsbind 2. Copenhagen: Gyldendal. Christian Borch (2005) “Kriminalpolitik som biopolitik: Fra racehygiejne til kriminalprævention,” Social Kritik 98: 6–21. Christian Borch and Urs Stäheli (2004) “Editorial: Gabriel Tarde,” Distinktion 5(2): 5–7. Lars Thorup Larsen and Christian Borch (2003) “Forord,” pp. 7–13 in Christian Borch and Lars Throup Larsen (eds) Perspektiv, magt og styring. Luhmann og Foucault til diskussion. Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag. Christian Borch (2002) “Interview with Edward W. Soja: Thirdspace, Postmetropolis, and Social Theory,” Distinktion 3(1): 113–20. Michael Volkmer and Christian Borch (2000) “Interview med Dirk Baecker: Spørgsmål til den distinktionsteoretiske vending i systemteorien,” Distinktion 1(1): 123–31.

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