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 →

Online Conference: Making Sense of Finance, 12 March 2021

How can we learn from the past to reconnect finance with the public? Date: 12 March 2021 We are delighted to announce that registration is open for the Making Sense of Finance conference on 12 March 2021. The conference will be broadcast live from De Nederlandsche Bank in Amsterdam. 300 years of sense making:It is... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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