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... Continue Reading →

Vacancy for Postdoctoral Researcher in Financial History at Queen’s University Belfast; Application closing date 20/07/2018

For its participation in the Horizon 2020 EURHISFIRM project Queen's University Belfast is seeking a full-time postdoctoral researcher in the area of Financial History. EURHISFIRM is a consortium of eleven research institutions from seven European countries and is financed by the European Commission’s Infrastructure Development Program of Horizon 2020. Its aim is to develop world-class research infrastructure (https://ec.europa.eu/research/infrastructures/index_en.cfm?pg=home).... Continue Reading →

CFP: Bank-Industry versus Stock Market-Industry Relationships: A Business History Approach

Business History Call for Papers: Special Issue Extended Deadline: 31 May 2018 http://explore.tandfonline.com/cfp/bes/fbsh-bank-vs-stock-market-industry/ Bank-Industry versus Stock Market-Industry Relationships: A Business History Approach During the Golden Age of the western economies (1950s-1960s) became clear that each country had to follow its own way to industrialization. For the full understanding of these processes, there was a growing... Continue Reading →

Seminar | Alden Gordon on The French Financial Crisis in the late Reign of Louis XV and its impact on Royal Manufactures and Royal Patronage, The Wallace Collection, London, 26 February 2018

Seminars in the History of Collecting "Heureux ceux qui ont un coeur de bronze..." The French Financial Crisis in the late Reign of Louis XV and its impact on Royal Manufactures and Royal Patronage Professor Alden Gordon   Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of Fine Art, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Monday, 26 February 2018,... Continue Reading →

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 →

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