CFP: graduate conference “The Development of Financial Centres in Europe, 1300-1700” – 27 September 2018, Cambridge, UK; deadline: 12 August 2018

Applications from graduate students are invited for the upcoming conference “The Development of Financial Centres in Europe, 1300-1700”, to be held on 27 September 2018 in Queens’ College, Cambridge.

The conference aims to bring together young scholars to reflect on state-of-art scholarship on late-medieval and early modern financial centres and explore new hypotheses on their characters, inner dynamics and evolution. Themes can include (but are not limited to) the concept of Financial Revolution, financial crises, debt policies, monetary dynamics, banking and commerce.

Interested speakers are asked to send an abstract for a 20-minute presentation (max. 400 words) and an academic CV (max. 2 pages) to Jacopo Sartori at The deadline for proposals is 12 August 2018. For further details, please have a look at the call for papers under these links: or

The event is supported by the Royal Historical Society, the Economic History Society and the Centre for Financial History (Cambridge). It is organized in honour of prof Peter Spufford (1934–2017).

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Jacopo Sartori
PhD Candidate, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge
Honorary Cambridge Trust Scholar, FRNS
Economic History Society Student Ambassador
Gonville and Caius College,
Trinity Street, CB2 1TA
Cambridge, UK

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