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. …

CFP: ‘From Fintech to Insurtech in China and the US’

From Fintech to Insurtech in China and the US: Consumer-facing financial innovation and economic change. University of California Irvine, 28-29 September 2018. Professors Bill Maurer and Xian Xu are organizing a conference later this year as part of the 2018 California-Shanghai Innovation Dialogues. The deadline for  abstracts is 6 July. More information is available …

PhD scholarship in ‘Economic Rationalities’

PhD scholarship in ‘Economic rationalities’. Copenhagen Business School, September 2018 onwards. The Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy (MPP) at Copenhagen Business School is inviting applications for a PhD scholarship within the fields of historical and/or economic sociology, with a special focus on the productive tensions between religious imaginaries and …

New book: ‘The Venture Capital State’

The Venture Capital State: The Silicon Valley Model in East Asia. Robyn Klingler-Vidra, Cornell University Press 2018. Silicon Valley has become shorthand for a globally acclaimed way to unleash the creative potential of venture capital, supporting innovation and creating jobs. In The Venture Capital State, Robyn Klingler-Vidra traces how and why …

FSN on Twitter

  We are pleased to announce that FSN is now on Twitter, @FinSocNet. Follow us to stay up-to-date and help us extend our reach! To share announcements via our network, just send your materials to us at the following address: info-at-financeandsocietynetwork-dot-org