Webinar: Towards a new history of financial crises? What we can (not yet) learn from the past

A Webinar of the Dutch-Belgian Society of Eighteenth-century Studies October 15, 13h-14h Amsterdam time 7:00 New York; 12:00 London; 13:00 Amsterdam; 20:00 Tokyo Precisely 300 years ago, the world experienced the very first international financial crisis. In 1720, a financial boom and bust raged from France, England and the Netherlands through Europe and the world.... Continue Reading →

New history of finance publication: Boom, Bust, and Beyond. New Perspectives on the 1720 Stock Market Bubble

The year 2020 is the tercentenary of the Mississippi Bubble and the South Sea Bubble. Find out more about these 1720 stock market bubbles in the brand new publication entitled 'New history of finance publication:  Boom, Bust, and Beyond. New Perspectives on the 1720 Stock Market Bubble'.   A lot of research has been done on the... Continue Reading →

New volume: Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology

Volume 38A features a symposium on public finance in the history of economic thought, guest edited By Claire Silvant and Javier San Julián Arrupe. In addition to the guest editors, the symposium includes contributions from Nesrine Bentemessek Kahia, Christina Laskaridis, Richard Sturn, and Samuel Demeulemeester. Volume 38A also includes two interesting general-research essays, written by Cosma Orsi and John Henry, respectively,... Continue Reading →

CFP: The History and Future of the Moral Economy

University of Manchester, 3-4 June 2019 Call for Papers Due: 6 March 2020 This conference will explore, analyse, and debate the ways in which morality and ideas of social and economic progress have been entwined in the past and resonate today. Morality and its relationship to economic behaviour has long fascinated historians and social scientists,... Continue Reading →

CFP: Finance & Migration

Conference EABH in cooperation with National Bank of Greece 11 June 2020National Bank of Greece82 & 93 Eolou Street10551 Athens, Greece This conference will look at the relationship between the financial sector and migration - taking a comparative historical view. It’s impossible to look at human history without acknowledging continuous migratory flows and mass movements... Continue Reading →

Conference: Money as a Democratic Medium 2.0

A bit more than a year ago, many of us gathered at the Conference on Money as a Democratic Medium.  We aimed at a territory that is critical to political communities:  the design of money and credit, understood as collective projects that configure much of material life and political power, along with economic norms, social... Continue Reading →

JustMoney.org is live!

The website aims to provide a platform for exploration of money and credit as matters of design.  We approach them and their larger architecture as legal institutions that are crucial dimensions of governance in modern societies.JustMoney.org will serve a number of functions, including a feed of scholarship posts (abstracts and links to recent publications and working papers); roundtables (invited exchanges... Continue Reading →

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