Draft Program, Conference, “New Orleans, Global City (1718 – 2018): The Long Shadow of John Law and the Mississippi Bubble,” April 26 – 28, 2018 University of Colorado Boulder

Updates to the program will be posted on the conference website. Contact: catherine.labio@colorado.edu New Orleans, Global City (1718 – 2018): The Long Shadow of John Law and the Mississippi Bubble  Inaugural Conference of the 18th- & 19th-Century Studies Network April 26 – 28, 2018 University of Colorado Boulder DRAFT PROGRAM (posted on 10/30/17)  Thursday, April... Continue Reading →

« Discipliner par la dette : une histoire longue », Colloquium, 10-11 November, 2017, Lausanne, Switzerland

Ce colloque est organisé par le Centre Walras-Pareto de l’Institut d’Études Politiques, Historiques et Internationales de l’Université de Lausanne. Ce colloque réunit historiens de la pensée économique et politique, économistes, sociologues et politistes. Website: https://agenda.unil.ch/display/1508848602614 Contact: pierre.desaint-phalle@unil.ch Vendredi 10 novembre 2017 - 13h30 au Samedi 11 novembre 2017 - 15h30 - Geopolis - 2121 Programme... Continue Reading →

The Origins of International Banking in Asia

  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

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 →


1720-2020 - New perspectives on financial crises 1720-2020 is an interdisciplinary and international network for researchers working on the history of stock markets and financial crises. The aim of the network is to reach beyond boundaries and borders, and to facilitate an international and interdisciplinary scholarly exchange on stock markets and financial crises from 1600 to the... Continue Reading →

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