Early modern financial history webinars

We are pleased to resume the sessions of the Early modern financial history online seminars from October 2021. Please see below for registration and more information. Tuesday 26 October 2021, 14:00-15:00 CET (via Zoom) Christoph Dominik Blum (Tübingen University): The role of the stock corporation in the German Railway Mania. Tuesday 23 November 2021, 15:00-16:00 CET (via Zoom) François... Continue Reading →

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Making Sense of Finance: research videos

For the online conference Making Sense of Finance on Friday 12 March 2021, we asked some of the participants to present a historical source or object to explain their field of research or their academic interests. With this we would like to show the expertise that individual participants bring to the table of the conference.... Continue Reading →

Related issue of Eighteenth-Century Studies

Volume 54, Number 1, Fall 2020 Special Issue: The South Sea Bubble, Mississippi Bubble, and Financial Revolution Eighteenth-Century Studies is committed to publishing the best of current writing on all aspects of eighteenth-century culture. The journal publishes different modes of analysis and disciplinary discourses that explore how recent historiographical, critical, and theoretical ideas have engaged scholars... Continue Reading →

New related issue of Journal18

Paris, 1720. Throngs of frenzied speculators gather on rue Quincampoix, seduced by the promise of spectacular wealth awaiting investors in the Compagnie des Indes. The manic trade in stock shares fuels an unprecedented bull market that culminates in the world’s first international financial disaster: the collapse of the Mississippi and South Sea Bubbles, named after... Continue Reading →

Early Modern Financial History online seminar

It is our pleasure to invite you to the first two seminars of the Early Modern Financial History online seminar: Tuesday 24 November 2020 via Zoom 8:00-9:00 New York, 13:00-14:00 Lisbon/London, 14:00-15:00 Bern/Amsterdam, 22:00-23:00 Tokyo Claudio Marsilio (Universidade de Lisboa): Rethinking the role of the Genoese bankers in the credit and bullion markets. New evidence... Continue Reading →

Event: Taming Capitalism before its Triumph: Author meets critics online

Join historians and social scientists to discuss a recent book on the history of capitalism: Yamamoto, Taming Capitalism before its Triumph. Date and Time Tue, 17 Nov 2020Chicago  07:00-09:00 CST New York 08:00-10:00 EST London 13:00-15:00 GMTHong Kong 21:00-23:00 HKT Tokyo 22:00-24:00 JST  Venue and registration Zoom (online) please register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/taming-capitalism-before-its-triumph-author-meets-critics-online-tickets-126016218903 About this Event The history of... Continue Reading →

New book series from Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group): Political Economies of Capitalism, 1650-1850

Series Editors: John Shovlin, New York University Philip Stern, Duke University Carl Wennerlind, Barnard College This series seeks manuscripts exploring the many dimensions of early modern political economy, and especially the ways in which this period established both foundations for and alternatives to modern capitalist thought and practice. We welcome submissions that examine this history... Continue Reading →

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