CFP: EABH Archival Workshop

eabh is calling for submissions for its archival workshop 'Good' archives 14 June 2018, Torino, Italy in cooperation with Fondazione 1563 per l’Arte e la Cultura della Compagnia di San Paolo, Compagnia di San Paolo and UPIER This workshop is designed for financial institutions' archivists, researchers and potential users and will reflect on the legacy of the social purposes that... Continue Reading →

New Scholars Fast-Track Workshop

Financial History Review invites submissions of research papers from advanced PhD students and recent postdoctoral researchers (with less than five years from completing their PhD) in banking, financial and monetary history for a New Scholars Fast-Track Workshop  13 June 2018 Torino, Italy eabh in cooperation with Fondazione 1563 per l’Arte e la Cultura della Compagnia di San Paolo and Compagnia... Continue Reading →

CFP: Politics and state finance in the peripheries of the global economy in historical perspective; deadline: 15 December 2017

Politics and state finance in the peripheries of the global economy in historical perspective University College London London, 6-7 June 2018 Keynote speakers Prof Tim Besley (London School of Economics) Prof Larry Neal (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) CALL FOR PAPERS  Deadline: 15 December 2017 Politics shapes the way governments tax, spend, borrow and repay.... Continue Reading →

New Book: Le Carnaval, la Fortune et la Folie. La rencontre de Paris et Venise à l’aube des Lumières

Valentine Toutain-Quittelier, Le Carnaval, la Fortune et la Folie: La rencontre de Paris et Venise à l’aube des Lumières, Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2017, ISBN : 978-2-7535-5886-1 "Au début du XVIIIe siècle, Paris et Venise tissent des liens artistiques et intellectuels féconds, marqués par des échanges intenses. Qu’ils soient Français à Venise ou Vénitiens à... Continue Reading →

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 →

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