TNI report 2019: State of financial power

State of power 2019: Finance. Transnational Institute Annual Report #8, January 2019. This year the TNI have devoted their annual report to the varied dimensions and dynamics of financial power, asking how popular movements might regain control over money and finance. The report features essays by leading activist-scholars on topics ranging …

CFP: Finance capital and the ghosts of empire

Finance capital and the ghosts of empire: An interdisciplinary symposium. University of Sussex, 5-6 April 2019. Following a successful 2017 symposium at Goldsmiths, this upcoming two-day event will bring together artists, activists and scholars from a range of fields to revisit ‘colonial debts, extractive nostalgias, and imperial insolvencies’. The deadline for …

Audio recording: ‘Financial models and society’

Financial models and society: Villains or scapegoats? Panel discussion recorded at FSN 2018 For those who missed it in Edinburgh, you can now listen to an audio recording of the session on Ekaterina Svetlova’s new book, Financial Models and Society: Villains or Scapegoats? (Edward Elgar, 2018). In addition to Ekaterina, the …

Conference CFP: Accumulating capital

Accumulating capital: Strategies of profit and dispossessive policies. University of Paris Dauphine, 6-7 June 2019. Marlène Benquet and a group of colleagues are organizing a major two-day conference in Paris later this year and are inviting paper submissions that address the following themes: Accumulation and exploitation Accumulation and finance Accumulation …

Postdoc opportunities at University of Sydney

The Department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney is inviting applications for postdocs in the following areas: Women and the Future of Work (Point of contact: Elizabeth Hill) ƒAsset Ownership and the New Inequality (Point of contact: Martijn Konings) The deadline for applications is 29 January 2019. More information …

CFP: Pledge – An interdisciplinary workshop

Pledge: An interdisciplinary workshop on the history and politics of a persistent security device. University of Marburg, 21-22 November 2019. Nina Boy and Christian Wenzel are organizing a two-day workshop next year and have issued a call for abstracts. The deadline for submissions is 15 February 2019. For more information, please see …

Money as a democratic medium, 14-15 Dec

Money as a democratic medium. Harvard Law School, 14-15 December 2018. The full conference programme for this event has now been published and can be accessed here. Further information is available from the conference website. The conference is open to all students of money, the monetary system, and the modern economy, …

CFP: European economies beyond indicators

European economies beyond indicators: Systems, structures, and institutions since 1945. University of Glasgow, 30-31 May 2019. A call for papers has been issued for a conference next year in Glasgow. The deadline for abstracts is 31 January 2019. For more information, please see the full call for papers and event webpage. The …

Research showcase: History of financial advice

Lessons from Three Centuries of Financial Advice: A Showcase of Research in the Economic Humanities University of Edinburgh, 5 December 2018. To coincide with this year’s FSN conference in Edinburgh, Paul Crosthwaite, Peter Knight, and Nicky Marsh will be hosting an event to showcase their latest research on the history …

Postdoc opportunities at MPIfG, Cologne

The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) is inviting applications for postdocs in the following areas: Political Economy of Growth Models (project area led by Professor Lucio Baccaro, Director at the MPIfG) ƒSociology of Public Finances and Debt (research group led by Dr. Leon Wansleben) Applications are welcome as …