Public lecture: Michel Feher, 29 Nov

Public lecture: Michel Feher, ‘Rated Agency’. City, University of London, 29 November 2018. To coincide with the publication of his new book, Michel Feher will be giving a public lecture at City, University of London. The event is open to all and free of charge. For more information please visit the …

CFP: ‘Money as a democratic medium’

Money as a democratic medium. Harvard Law School, 14-15 December 2018. Professor Christine Desan is organizing a two-day conference later this year on the theme of ‘Money as a democratic medium’ and has issued a call for break-out panels. The deadline for abstracts is 1 November. For more information, please see the …

FSN conference: Registration open

Futures of finance and society, 2018. University of Edinburgh, 6-7 December.   We are pleased to announce that registration for this year’s FSN conference in Edinburgh is now open. Registration can be completed online via the newly launched conference website, futuresfinancesociety.com Presenting authors should register by 1 November 2018. Limited …

New book: The Time of Money

The Time of Money. Lisa Adkins, Stanford University Press 2018. Adkins’ recently published title is the second in the Currencies book series with Stanford University Press. Speculation is often associated with financial practices, but The Time of Money makes the case that it not be restricted to the financial sphere. It …

FSN conference: Final call for papers

Futures of finance and society, 2018. University of Edinburgh, 6-7 December. The call for papers for this year’s FSN conference in Edinburgh will close next week. Last year’s event in London was a great success, and we are anticipating another exciting gathering of scholars working across the full spectrum of …

FSN conference: EFI Prize in Financial Imagination

Edinburgh Futures Institute Prize in Financial Imagination Futures of finance and society, 2018 University of Edinburgh, 6-7 December. This year’s conference organizers are excited to announce a prize for best paper by an early career researcher. The Edinburgh Futures Institute Prize in Financial Imagination is worth £250 and open to …

e-conference: ‘Payback?’ 6-7 September

Payback? Co-ordinating solutions to the debt crisis. Online, 6-7 September 2018. The Financing Prosperity Network and the Institute for Global Prosperity at University College London are facilitating a two-day e-conference on contemporary debt problems and possible responses to these. The problems created by different kinds of debt are multiple and extensive. …

Special issue: ‘Financial times’

Finance and Society, vol. 4 no. 1 (2018). Edited by Christian Kloeckner and Stefanie Mueller. With contributions from Elena Esposito, Andreas Langenohl, Kate Padgett Walsh, Simone Knewitz, Johannes Voelz, Dennis Mischke, Peter Moertenboeck, Helge Mooshammer, and an interview with Gerald Nestler. This special issue explores how finance deploys time, structures …

Workshop: ‘Women and Financial Advice’

Women and Financial Advice Workshop. Winchester Guildhall, 3 November 2018. The Women’s Committee of the Economic History Society is holding their annual workshop at the Winchester Guildhall on Saturday 3 November 2018. The theme is ‘Women and Financial Advice’.   Women were involved in financial activities such as bookkeeping or …

FSN conference: Call for papers open

Futures of finance and society, 2018. University of Edinburgh, 6-7 December. The call for papers for this year’s FSN conference in Edinburgh remains open until 1 September 2018, and we are looking forward to receiving innovative paper and panel abstracts from across the full spectrum of ‘finance and society’ studies. …