Dear colleagues, We are please to call for 20-min papers to the following three-hour session at the 2018 Boston WEHC: The Pan-European Crises of 1719-1720: New Perspectives on the Nature of Financial Behaviour. Confirmed participants include Anne Murphy (Hertfordshire), Inger Leemans (Amsterdam) and Koji Yamamoto (Tokyo), to be chaired by Karel Davids. The full details of the panel... Continue Reading →
The Origins of International Banking in Asia. The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Edited by Shizuya Nishimura, Toshio Suzuki, and Ranald C. Michie Without a means of crediting and debiting accounts worldwide and the non-physical transfer of funds, the rapid global economic integration of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries would have been impossible. It... Continue Reading →
The Oxford Handbook of Banking and Financial History Edited by Youssef Cassis, Richard S. Grossman, and Catherine R. Schenk The financial crisis of 2008 aroused widespread interest in banking and financial history among policy makers, academics, journalists, and even bankers, in addition to the wider public. References in the press to the term 'Great Depression'... Continue Reading →
In the context of the Goethe University Visiting Professorship of Financial History, currently held by Prof. Hans-Joachim Voth (University of Zurich), the House of Finance, the Research Center SAFE and the Institute for Banking and Financial History (IBF) organize a conference on The Real Effects of Financial Crises: Past, Present, Future to be held at... Continue Reading →
Symposium on images of the financial crisis of 1719-1720: IMAGES DE LA REGENCE, FIGURES DE LA « CRISE » ? JOURNEE D’ETUDE Thursday 9 November 2017
A new volume on the 1720 crisis, in which scholars from different backgrounds analyse the Mississippi Bubble, and the representations of John Law's system.
New Orleans, Global City (1718 – 2018): The Long Shadow of John Law and the Mississippi Company Inaugural Conference of the 18th- and 19th-Century Studies Network Thursday, April 26 – Saturday, April 28, 2018 University of Colorado Boulder It has been almost three hundred years since the first international stock market crash took place in... Continue Reading →
The World Economic History Conference 2018 will take place July 29th – August 3rd 2018 in historic Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts. The call for paper proposal rounds have already been closed, but WEHC now has a Call for poster submissions
In Doughnut economics Kate Raworth criticizes “rational” economics by presenting a new economic model that is fit for the 21st century – one in which a doughnut-shaped compass points the way to human progress. Doughnut Economics promises to reframe and redraw the future of economics for a new generation.