CFP: “Financial History – Reflection on the Past to Tackle Today’s key Finance Questions,” workshop for young scholars with Barry Eichengreen, 16 May 2019, Frankfurt, Germany

CALL FOR PAPERS "Financial History - Reflection on the Past to Tackle Today's key Finance Questions" Workshop for young scholars with Prof. Barry Eichengreen (University of California, Berkeley) on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Institute for Banking and Financial History (IBF) jointly organized with the Research Center SAFE, Goethe University Frankfurt 16th... Continue Reading →

CFP: Workshop on Monetary and Financial History, 6-8 May, 2019 Washington, DC

Scholars are invited to submit proposals to a workshop on Workshop on Monetary and Financial History (https://www.federalreserve.gov/conferences/monetary-financial-history-workshop-2019.htm) that will be hosted at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on May 6-8, 2019. This workshop will be a chance for researchers at academic, policy, and professional institutions to meet and discuss topics drawn from... Continue Reading →

CFP: Special Issue on the South Sea Bubble, Mississippi Bubble, and Financial Revolution, Eighteenth-Century Studies

Call for Papers, Eighteenth-Century Studies Special Issue on the South Sea Bubble, Mississippi Bubble, and Financial Revolution 2020 marks the 300th anniversary of the crashing of the South Sea and Mississippi Bubbles, investment schemes – based on slavery, colonialism, and the need to fund standing militaries accompanying them through large-scale public borrowing – that caused... Continue Reading →

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 →

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