Karl Palmås

Docent at Chalmers University of Technology, 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

Publications

2017

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

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

Göteborg - mellan segregation och kreativitet

Jan Jörnmark, Joakim Forsemalm, Karl Palmås
Book
2016

Digitalisering, innovation och hållbar urbanisering

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

Designing Consent: Can Design Thinking Manufacture Democratic Capitalism?

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

Laboratory urbanism in Schladming

Magnus Eriksson, Karl Palmås
Deleuze and the City, p. 64-78
Book chapter
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, Jonas Lindberg, Karl Palmås
Book
2014

Sports matter: The Routledge Handbook of Sports Technology and Engineering

Karl Palmås
Idrottsforum
Magazine article
2014

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

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

Cultures of consumption within GPS speedsurfing

Karl Palmås
The 6th Biannual Surveillance and Society Conference
Paper in proceedings
2014

Evenemang som laboratorium: Sporten, staden och sökandet efter innovationskraft

Karl Palmås
Management of Innovation and Technology (2)
Magazine article
2014

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

Karl Palmås
Sport in Society. Vol. 17 (9)
Journal article
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
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
2013

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

Karl Palmås
Journal of Business Anthropology
Magazine article
2013

Det urbana stationssamhället Forsknings- och praktikeröversikt

Joakim Forsemalm, Karl Palmås, Alice Dahlstrand
Report
2013

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

Karl Palmås, Jonas Lindberg
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
Book chapter
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

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
2013

Hälsogemenskapen i Jörn

Karl Palmås
Provins. Vol. 32 (1)
Magazine article
2013

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

Jonas Andersson Schwarz, Karl Palmås
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, Ilona Hadash, Karl Palmås
Report
2013

David är försenad

Karl Palmås
Chapter in monograph, book - popular science
2012

Engineering the artificially natural: Design for Sport

Karl Palmås
Idrottsforum
Magazine 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

Re-assessing Schumpeterian assumptions regarding entrepreneurship and the social

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

Lifestyle sports revitalising capitalism: Surfer communities and the re-invention of invention

Karl Palmås
The Social Science of Sport”: International conference on the position of sport studies in social science, Malmö, 19-21 April
Paper in proceedings
2012

Underjordisk mänsklighet och spekulativ sociologi

Karl Palmås
Paletten (1)
Magazine article
2012

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

Joakim Forsemalm, Jan Jörnmark, Karl Palmås
Provocation paper for the “Cities as value networks” panel at the 56th IFHP World Congress,Gothenburg, 19 September 2012
Conference contribution
2012

Rewriting Capital as Nitrogen: The rise of Nr-ism

Karl Palmås
"Co-producing the Anthropocene?", Södertörn University, 29 March
Conference contribution
2012

Living societies as predators and prey

Jonas Lindberg, Karl Palmås
Magazine article
2012

De levande samhällenas röveri

Jonas Lindberg, Karl Palmås
Ord & Bild. Vol. 2012 (1-2), p. 4-35
Magazine article
2011

Exploitative experiments? Organic farming in Sri Lanka

Jonas Lindberg, Karl Palmås
the 27th EGOS Annual Colloquim, University of Gothenburg, July 2011
Conference contribution
2011

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

Karl Palmås, Otto Von Busch
Swedish Design Research Journal (2)
Journal article
2011

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

Jonas Lindberg, Karl Palmås
Nordic Academy of Management Conference, Stockholm University, August 20-24 2011
Conference contribution
2011

Spatialising social entrepreneurship: Urban social innovation in Berlin

Karl Palmås
8th Annual NYU-Stern Conference on Social Entrepreneurship, Nov 2-4
Paper in proceedings
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

Jonas Lindberg, Karl Palmås
Internationella Studier. Vol. 2011 (3-4), p. 44-47
Magazine article
2011

Studiowork and fieldwork

Karl Palmås
Book chapter
2011

Habit and territory in the (non‐)spread of organic farming in Sri Lanka

Karl Palmås
4th International Deleuze Studies Conference, Copenhagen Business School, 27 - 29 July
Paper in proceedings
2010

Exploitative experiments? Organic farming in Sri Lanka

Karl Palmås
Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science, Tokyo, August 25 – 29
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
Magazine article
2010

The translation of an incubator

Kristina Henricson Briggs, Karl Palmås
The 7th annual conference on social entrepreneurs, NYU Stern, Nov 4-5 2010
Paper in proceedings
2010

Försvarsministerns nya filosofi

Karl Palmås
Arena. Vol. 2010 (1)
Magazine article
2010

What Happens Next? A Journey Towards Fashion Stewardship

Otto Von Busch, Karl Palmås, Annika Axelsson et al
Book
2010

Ingreppsfestival

Henric Benesch, Emma Corkhill, Kajsa G. Eriksson et al
Other
2009

Bodies without Bodhis

Karl Palmås
Eurozine
Magazine article
2009

Bodies without Bodhis

Karl Palmås
Glänta (2-3)
Magazine article
2009

Går det att spåra entreprenörers kunskapsmässiga avtryck i samhället?

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

Contagiontology

Christopher Kullenberg, Karl Palmås
Magazine article
2008

Towards panspectrocist competitive strategies? A nascent diagram for corporate assemblages

Karl Palmås
24th EGOS Colloquium: Upsetting organizations, 10-12 juli, Amsterdam.
Paper in proceedings
2008

Slime actually. On the real virtuality of male professional networks

Karl Palmås
The First International Deleuze Studies Conference: One or several Deleuzes? 11-13 augusti, Cardiff.
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

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

Karl Palmås, Otto Von Busch
International DMI Education Conference: Design Thinking - New Challenges for Designers, Managers and Organizations. 14-15 april, Paris.
Paper in proceedings
2008

Excorporating design management: From the molar to the molecular perspective

Otto Von Busch, Karl Palmås
7th Nordcode Seminar and Workshop: Paradoxes within Design Research - Mechanisms and Contradictions. 28-30 maj, Lund.
Paper in proceedings
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
Book chapter
2008

Silence Fiction

Christopher Kullenberg, Karl Palmås, Mark Klamberg
Magazine article
2007

Hamnstadens flöden

Karl Palmås
Ord & Bild. Vol. 2007 (2)
Magazine article
2007

CSR in Scandinavia: A turn to the business case?

Karl Palmås
Book chapter
2007

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

Karl Palmås
Paper presented at the Economic Sociology Seminar Series, London School of Economics & Political Science.
Conference contribution
2006

Att hacka ekonomin

Karl Palmås
Glänta. Vol. 2006 (1-2)
Magazine article
2006

Abstract Hacktivism: The making of a hacker culture

Karl Palmås, Otto Von Busch
Book

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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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