CFP: Special Issue on “Long-run financial stability and moments of crisis in Iberoamerica” – ODEON

The literature on long-run financial stability has focused majorly on developed financial markets because of the abundance of data. As an example, the Macrohistory database which is a reference in this strand of literature is restricted to 17 developed economies and does not include any Latin American country. On occasion, authors like Bordo or Eichengreen... Continue Reading →

CFP: New Perspectives on Interwar Financial and Banking Crises

Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 June 2020 Paris School of Economics 48 Boulevard Jourdan, Paris, France Submission Deadline: Monday 16 December 2019 URL: The recent global financial crisis has sparked renewed interest in the interwar financial and banking crises, particularly those associated with the Great Depression of the 1930s. This new wave of research has... Continue Reading →

The blog history of finance network: Putting financial history research on the map

This blog is written by Floris van Berckel Smit 6 June 2019 Last month saw the workshop ‘Speculating on Financial Heritage’ at the University of Hertfordshire – an event bringing together historians, economists, philosophers, and other researchers working in various fields related to the history of finance. Four sessions of informal discussion offered various interesting... Continue Reading →

Low Countries Financial History Workshop 2019

7 June 09:30 - 17:00 NIAS, Sint Jorishof AmsterdamConference roomBy invitation Aim of workshop In a century characterised to date by economic uncertainty, bubbles and crashes, the field of financial history has moved from being a purely academic pursuit, to one with significant societal relevance. Financial history is already interdisciplinary in that it brings together economists and... Continue Reading →

CFP: The Dynamics of Inclusive Finance (reminder)

Workshop Utrecht University, March 2020 Why was it that, in developed Western economies, financial institutions like banks only began to reach deep into society during the 1960s and 1970s? The workshop “The Dynamics of Inclusive Finance” attempts to answer this question by focusing on what drove this expansion and why it did not come earlier,... Continue Reading →

CFP: Financial resources and institutions: The long-run evolution of financial markets

Call for Papers Session: Financial resources and institutions: The long-run evolution of financial markets (XIX World Economic History Congress – Paris, July 25-30 2021) The XIXth World Economic History Congress will take place in Paris from July 25 to 30, 2021. The Organisers of the session “Financial resources and institutions: The long-run evolution of financial... Continue Reading →

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