Article: Alexander Opitz,:”‘Comrades, Let’s March!’. The Revolution of 1905 and its impact on financial markets” European Review of Economic History, Volume 22, Issue 1, 1 February 2018,

European Review of Economic History, Volume 22, Issue 1, 1 February 2018, Pages 28–52, https://doi.org/10.1093/ereh/hex015 Abstract This paper examines the impact of the Revolution of 1905 on contemporary capital markets by applying an event study on Russian sovereign bonds. The landmark in Russian history comprised violent protests, resulting in the introduction of a parliament and... Continue Reading →

Chancellor’s Fellowships in Data-Driven Innovation (Financial Services and Fintech) The University of Edinburgh

SALARY SCALE £39,992- £47,722 (for Grade 8 appointments). Exceptionally, an appointment at Grade 9 (£50,618- £56,950) or even Grade 10 (starting from £58,655) Challenges to old certainties in societies, democracies and the economy are coming from patterns of inequality, climate change, the mass displacement of people, and the rise of the use of artificial intelligence,... Continue Reading →

Vacancy for Postdoctoral Researcher in Financial History at the University of Antwerp

For its participation to the Horizon 2020 EURHISFIRM project the Department of Accountancy and Finance of the University of Antwerp is seeking a full-time postdoctoral researcher in the area of Economic History – Financial Economics. EURHISFIRM is a consortium of eleven research institutions from seven European countries and is financed by the European Commission’s Infrastructure Development Program of... Continue Reading →

CFP: Social aims of finance

eabh is calling for submissions for its annual conference Social aims of finance: exploring alternative business forms for durable and financial services 15 June 2018, Torino, Italy in cooperation with Fondazione 1563 per l’Arte e la Cultura della Compagnia di San Paolo and Compagnia di San Paolo This conference will explore how financial institutions have tackled it... Continue Reading →

CFP: EABH Archival Workshop

eabh is calling for submissions for its archival workshop 'Good' archives 14 June 2018, Torino, Italy in cooperation with Fondazione 1563 per l’Arte e la Cultura della Compagnia di San Paolo, Compagnia di San Paolo and UPIER This workshop is designed for financial institutions' archivists, researchers and potential users and will reflect on the legacy of the social purposes that... Continue Reading →

New Scholars Fast-Track Workshop

Financial History Review invites submissions of research papers from advanced PhD students and recent postdoctoral researchers (with less than five years from completing their PhD) in banking, financial and monetary history for a New Scholars Fast-Track Workshop  13 June 2018 Torino, Italy eabh in cooperation with Fondazione 1563 per l’Arte e la Cultura della Compagnia di San Paolo and Compagnia... Continue Reading →

CFP: Politics and state finance in the peripheries of the global economy in historical perspective; deadline: 15 December 2017

Politics and state finance in the peripheries of the global economy in historical perspective University College London London, 6-7 June 2018 Keynote speakers Prof Tim Besley (London School of Economics) Prof Larry Neal (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) CALL FOR PAPERS  Deadline: 15 December 2017 Politics shapes the way governments tax, spend, borrow and repay.... Continue Reading →

New Book: Le Carnaval, la Fortune et la Folie. La rencontre de Paris et Venise à l’aube des Lumières

Valentine Toutain-Quittelier, Le Carnaval, la Fortune et la Folie: La rencontre de Paris et Venise à l’aube des Lumières, Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2017, ISBN : 978-2-7535-5886-1 "Au début du XVIIIe siècle, Paris et Venise tissent des liens artistiques et intellectuels féconds, marqués par des échanges intenses. Qu’ils soient Français à Venise ou Vénitiens à... Continue Reading →

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