Just published: F&S vol. 4 no. 2

Finance and Society, vol. 4 no. 2 (2018).   The editors of Finance and Society are pleased to announce the publication of volume 4, number 2. The issue includes research articles by Jacob Assa on the rhetoric of GDP and Reijer Hendrikse et al. on the embrace of FinTech by …

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 …

Forthcoming book: ‘History in Financial Times’

History in Financial Times. Amin Samman, Stanford University Press 2019. Critical theorists of economy tend to understand the history of market society as a succession of distinct stages. This vision of history rests on a chronological conception of time whereby each present slips into the past so that a future …

FSN conference: Registration closing soon

Futures of finance and society, 2018. University of Edinburgh, 6-7 December. Registration deadlines are approaching for this year’s FSN conference in Edinburgh. Presenting authors should register by 1 November 2018. Those who wish to attend without presenting are able to register until 21 November 2018. In both cases, there will be …

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 …