Special collection: Ten years of F&S

  Finance and Society is celebrating its ten year anniversary! In celebration we invite you to browse a curated collection of content representing the pioneering research that has been published in the journal over the last decade. Featuring the inaugural editorial, which outlined the need for and scope of this innovative journal, through to …

Annual conference: Call for papers closing on 1 May

Finance and society conference 2024. University of Sheffield, 12-13 September. The call for papers for this year’s conference will close on 1 May 2024. The settlement between finance and society continues to come under strain from multiple directions: climate change, geopolitical rivalries, powerful new technologies, resurgent nationalism, cost of living …

CFP for new journal: Money on the Left

Call for papers: Money on the Left. A new journal, Money on the Left: History, Theory, Practice, has put out a general call for papers. The editors are inviting papers that address issues including the following: Contemporary politics and provisioning: critiquing political language and rhetorical framing (public spending as funded …

New book: Homo numericus

Homo Numericus: ‘The Coming ‘Civilization’. Daniel Cohen, Polity 2024. As the industrial revolution did in the past, the digital revolution is creating a new economy and a new sensibility, bringing about a radical revaluation of society and its representations. From Amazon to Tinder, from Google to Deliveroo, there is no …

CFP: Political economy of green-digital transition, June 2024

Political economy of green-digital transition: International workshop and summer school. LUT University, 4-6/10-14 June 2024. The research group on Economy, Technology, and Society at LUT University in Finland is running a workshop and summer school the political economy of green-digital transition. In an era defined by pressing environmental concerns and …

Just published: F&S vol. 10 no. 1

Finance and Society, vol. 10 no. 1 (2024).   The editors of Finance and Society are pleased to announce the publication of volume 10, number 1. The issue includes pieces on currency internationalization, infrastructural ambivalence, and sustainable finance. It also features a forum devoted to Leon Wansleben’s The Rise of Central Banks …

F&S 2024: Final call for papers

Finance and society conference 2024. University of Sheffield, 12-13 September. The call for papers for this year’s conference will close on 1 May 2024. The settlement between finance and society continues to come under strain from multiple directions: climate change, geopolitical rivalries, powerful new technologies, resurgent nationalism, cost of living …

Symposium: Moral economies of money

Symposium on Jakob Feinig’s Moral Economies of Money. Just Money, Winter 2024. With contributions from Stephanie Mudge, Josh Pacewicz, Adam Slez, Pierre-Christian Fink, and David Freund. Monetary orthodoxy has long drawn strength from its simplicity. Pedagogically, it is easy to explain the three functions of money and give a self-contained …

PERN conference: Digital platform economies

Digital platform economies: Value from data? PERN conference, 25-26 April 2024, The New School. The Platform Economies Research Network (PERN) will be holding a two-day conference at the New School in New York interrogating how digital platforms produce and structure value. You can find the full programme here and register …

Webinar series: Monetary innovations in financial history

Monetary innovations in financial history: Lessons for CBDC design. Online, Feb-June 2024. A new webinar series has been launched devoted to putting CBDCs in historical perspective. The announcement of the digital euro and the widespread discussions surrounding Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) have sparked an important debate about the future …