Karl Palmås

Docent at Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Science, Technology and Society

Karl Palmås is an Associate Professor in innovation, entrepreneurship and social change at the Division of Science, Technology and Society. His current research focuses on social innovation in relation to urban development, design-inspired practices within business and public administration, and techniques of speculation within innovation and entrepreneurship.

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2013–2016

Societal Engagement in Science, Mutual learning in Cities (SEiSMiC)

Ann-Louise Hohlfält Mistra Urban Futures
Karl Palmås Entrepreneurship and Strategy
European Commission (FP7)

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Publications

2017

Social Means Do Not Justify Corruptible Ends: A Realist Perspective of Social Innovation and Design

Karl Palmås, Otto Von Busch
She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation. Vol. 2 (4), p. 275-287
Journal article
2016

Designing Consent: Can Design Thinking Manufacture Democratic Capitalism?

Karl Palmås, Otto Von Busch
Organizational Aesthetics. Vol. 5 (2), p. 10-24
Journal article
2016

Göteborg - mellan segregation och kreativitet

Jan Jörnmark, Karl Palmås, Joakim Forsemalm
Book
2016

Digitalisering, innovation och hållbar urbanisering

Karl Palmås
Digitalisering för ett hållbart klimat, p. 79-104
Chapter in monograph, book - popular science
2016

Laboratory urbanism in Schladming

Karl Palmås, Magnus Eriksson
Deleuze and the City, p. 64-78
Chapter in monograph, book
2015

Quasi-Quisling: co-design and the assembly of collaborateurs

Karl Palmås, Otto Von Busch
CoDesign. Vol. 11 (3-4), p. 236-249
Journal article
2015

Inauthentically Intense: Coveillance and Consumer Culture among Speedsurfers

Karl Palmås
Surveillance & Society. Vol. 13 (3-4), p. 487-496
Journal article
2014

The Hambantota Connection: Constructing landscapes, contesting modernity

Kerstin Hamilton, Karl Palmås, Jonas Lindberg
Book
2014

Sports matter: The Routledge Handbook of Sports Technology and Engineering

Karl Palmås
Idrottsforum
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2014

The liability of politicalness: legitimacy and legality in piracy-proximate entrepreneurship

Karl Palmås, Stefan Larsson, Jonas Andersson Schwarz
International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business. Vol. 22 (4), p. 408-425
Journal article
2014

Cultures of consumption within GPS speedsurfing

Karl Palmås
Paper in proceedings
2014

Self-employment and generational inequality

Olav Fumarola Unsgaard, Karl Palmås
Inclusive Growth in Europe, p. 67-84
Chapter in monograph, book - popular science
2014

Evenemang som laboratorium: Sporten, staden och sökandet efter innovationskraft

Karl Palmås
Journal of Logic and Computation (2)
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2014

From criminality to creativity: how studies of surfer subcultures reinvented invention

Karl Palmås
Sport in Society. Vol. 17 (9)
Journal article
2014

UK: A strong influence

Karl Palmås
A Third Sector in Welfare: Green responses to privatisation of welfare services across Europe, p. 6-10
Chapter in monograph, book - popular science
2014

From criminality to creativity: how studies of surfer subcultures reinvented invention

Karl Palmås
Sport in Society. Vol. 17 (10), p. 1290-1305
Journal article
2013

Rethinking the MBA: A turn to the field within business education?

Karl Palmås
Journal of Business Anthropology
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2013

Livelihoods or ecopreneurship? Agro-economic experiments in Hambantota, Sri Lanka

Jonas Lindberg, Karl Palmås
Journal of Enterprising Communities. Vol. 7 (2), p. 125-135
Journal article
2013

Varför vi misslyckats: Tio års diskussion om socialt entreprenörskap

Karl Palmås
Civilsamhället klämt mellan stat och kapital, p. 256-266
Chapter in monograph, book
2013

Det urbana stationssamhället Forsknings- och praktikeröversikt

Karl Palmås, Joakim Forsemalm, Alice Dahlstrand
Report
2013

The production of chemical worlds: Territory and field science in global agribusiness

Karl Palmås
Culture and Organization. Vol. 19 (3), p. 227-241
Journal article
2013

Introducing the Panspectric Challenge: A Reconfiguration of Regulatory Values in a Multiplatform Media Landscape

Karl Palmås, Jonas Andersson Schwarz
Central European Journal of Communication. Vol. 6 (2), p. 219-233
Journal article
2013

Station Community Transitions – A Matter of Push or Pull?

Joakim Forsemalm, Karl Palmås, Ilona Hadash
Report
2013

Hälsogemenskapen i Jörn

Karl Palmås
Provins. Vol. 32 (1)
Journal article - popular science
2013

David är försenad

Karl Palmås
Chapter in monograph, book - popular science
2013

Winning the hearts and minds of farmers: Institutionalised innovation diffusion in Sri Lanka

Jonas Lindberg, Karl Palmås
Geografiska Annaler, Series B: Human Geography. Vol. 95 (4), p. 339-353
Journal article
2012

Lazzarato's 'political entrepreneur' revisited: the case of Noko Jeans

Karl Palmås
Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Vol. 1
Journal article
2012

The translation of an incubator: the case of the Lighthouse in Bubulo, Uganda

Kristina Henricson Briggs, Karl Palmås
Annals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Vol. 3
Journal article
2012

Engineering the artificially natural: Design for Sport

Karl Palmås
Idrottsforum
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2012

Re-assessing Schumpeterian assumptions regarding entrepreneurship and the social

Karl Palmås
Social Enterprise Journal. Vol. 8 (2)
Journal article
2012

Underjordisk mänsklighet och spekulativ sociologi

Karl Palmås
Paletten (1)
Journal article - popular science
2012

Rendering urban value(s) visible / What does it mean to say that urban theory is performative?

Jan Jörnmark, Joakim Forsemalm, Karl Palmås
Conference contribution
2012

Rewriting Capital as Nitrogen: The rise of Nr-ism

Karl Palmås
Conference contribution
2012

De levande samhällenas röveri

Jonas Lindberg, Karl Palmås
Ord & Bild. Vol. 2012 (1-2), p. 4-35
Magazine article
2012

Living societies as predators and prey

Jonas Lindberg, Karl Palmås
Magazine article
2011

Exploitative experiments? Organic farming in Sri Lanka

Jonas Lindberg, Karl Palmås
Conference contribution
2011

Helping designers to work outside of hierarchies: Towards a scholarship of "design meshworking"

Karl Palmås, Otto Von Busch
Journal of Logic and Computation (2)
Journal article
2011

Strategies of spreading social innovations: the case of organic farming in Sri Lanka

Karl Palmås, Jonas Lindberg
Conference contribution
2011

Studiowork and fieldwork

Karl Palmås
Chapter in monograph, book
2011

Predicting what you'll do tomorrow: Panspectric surveillance and the contemporary corporation

Karl Palmås
Surveillance & Society. Vol. 8 (3)
Journal article
2011

Hambantota är fiskebyn i geopolitikens centrum

Karl Palmås, Jonas Lindberg
Journal of Logic and Computation. Vol. 2011 (3-4), p. 44-47
Magazine article
2010

Exploitative experiments? Organic farming in Sri Lanka

Karl Palmås
Paper in proceedings
2010

Pirate Bay-bacillen: Tre spekulationer

Karl Palmås
Chapter in monograph, book - popular science
2010

The defence minister's new philosophy

Karl Palmås
Eurozine
Journal article - popular science
2010

Ingreppsfestival

Magnus Torstensson, Peter Ullmark, Otto Von Busch et al
Other
2010

The translation of an incubator

Kristina Henricson Briggs, Karl Palmås
Paper in proceedings
2010

Försvarsministerns nya filosofi

Karl Palmås
Arena. Vol. 2010 (1)
Journal article - popular science
2010

What Happens Next? A Journey Towards Fashion Stewardship

Otto Von Busch, Karl Palmås, Karin Stenmar et al
Book
2009

Går det att spåra entreprenörers kunskapsmässiga avtryck i samhället?

Karl Palmås
Management of Technology (3), p. 5-6
Journal article - popular science
2009

Bodies without Bodhis

Karl Palmås
Glänta (2-3)
Journal article - popular science
2009

Bodies without Bodhis

Karl Palmås
Eurozine
Magazine article
2009

Smitto(nto)logi: Om panspektrocismens politik och estetik.

Christopher Kullenberg, Karl Palmås
Glänta. Vol. 08 (4)
Magazine article
2009

Lava, kött och memer: Manuel DeLandas flödande materia

Karl Palmås
Ord & Bild. Vol. 2008 (5)
Journal article - popular science
2009

Durden som läromästare: Alternativ till att spränga banken

Karl Palmås
Chapter in monograph, book
2009

Contagiontology

Christopher Kullenberg, Karl Palmås
Magazine article
2008

Excorporating design management: From the molar to the molecular perspective

Otto Von Busch, Karl Palmås
Paper in proceedings
2008

Hail to the auteur? Why 'aesthetic management' cannot save design management

Karl Palmås, Otto Von Busch
Paper in proceedings
2008

Cities are flows of urban magma

Otto Von Busch, Karl Palmås
ArtMonitor. Vol. 2 (5), p. 88-105
Journal article
2008

From jamming the motor to hacking the computer: The case of Adbusters

Karl Palmås
Resistance Studies Magazine. Vol. 1 (1)
Journal article
2008

Socialt entreprenörskap: ny sektor eller rebranding av ideellt arbete?

Karl Palmås
Perspektiv på förnyelse och entreprenörskap i offentlig verksamhet, p. 245-257
Chapter in monograph, book
2008

Silence Fiction

Christopher Kullenberg, Karl Palmås, Mark Klamberg
Magazine article
2007

Hamnstadens flöden

Karl Palmås
Ord & Bild. Vol. 2007 (2)
Journal article - popular science
2007

Deleuze and DeLanda: A new ontology, a new political economy?

Karl Palmås
Conference contribution
2007

CSR in Scandinavia: A turn to the business case?

Karl Palmås
Chapter in monograph, book
2006

Att hacka ekonomin

Karl Palmås
Glänta. Vol. 2006 (1-2)
Journal article - popular science
2006

Abstract Hacktivism: The making of a hacker culture

Karl Palmås, Otto Von Busch
Book