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 …

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 …