Just published: F&S vol. 5 no. 2

Finance and Society, vol. 5 no. 2 (2019).   The editors of Finance and Society are pleased to announce the publication of volume 5, number 2. The issue includes research articles by Julian Gruin on authoritarian fintech in China, Mirjam Büdenbender and Andrea Lagna on peripheral housing financialisation, Malcolm Campbell-Verduyn …

FSN 2019: Final programme available

Intersections of finance and society, 2019. City, University of London, 12-13 December. Final conference programme now available here. Limited places left; register to attend here.  

Public lecture at FSN 2019: Ronen Palan, 11 Dec

Public lecture: Ronen Palan, ‘Arbitrage power and the vanishing financial firm’. City, University of London, 11 December 2019. On the eve of Intersections 2019, Ronen Palan will be giving a public lecture on the theme of corporate agency. The event is open to all, free of charge, and will be followed …

Mass money ritual: Church of Burn, 8 Dec

Church of Burn. The Cockpit Theatre London, 8 December 2019.   In human history, Ritual Sacrifice has been pivotal in the ordering of economic relations and served to create civilisation, itself. We have forgotten this. The Church of Burn redefines money and recasts our relationship with it. In Ritual it …

CFP: The welfare state in financial times, July 2020

The welfare state in financial times. University of Amsterdam/SASE 2020, 18-20 July 2020 Natascha van der Zwan and colleagues are organizing a mini-conference in Amsterdam next year as part of SASE 2020. In the mini-conference, we hope to explore the complicated new ways in which social and financial policies have …

CFP: Women, money and markets, June 2020

Women, money, and markets (1600-1900). University of Zurich, 10-12 June 2020 Barbara Straumann and her colleagues at the University of Zurich are hosting another conference on women, money, and markets next year. As in previous years, the conference will address women’s relationship to money and their participation in trade, banking, …

FSN 2019: Programme available

Intersections of finance and society, 2019. City, University of London, 12-13 December. Full conference programme now available here. Limited places left; register to attend here.  

Two events on finance and war/security at UvA

Next week the University of Amsterdam will be hosting two events on the ‘finance-security nexus’. Both are organized by Marieke de Goede and Carola Westermeier as part of the ERC Consolidator Grant project, FOLLOW: Following the Money from Transaction to Trial, with support from the Amsterdam Center for European Studies …

PhD in Political Theory of Financial Debt at UvA

The Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam is inviting applications for a funded PhD position on the theme of financial debt. The position is part of a broader research project, ‘A New Normative Framework for Financial Debt’: Society is drowning in financial debts. But it is unclear …

Public lecture: Ronen Palan, 11 Dec

Public lecture: Ronen Palan, ‘Arbitrage power and the vanishing financial firm’. City, University of London, 11 December 2019. On the eve of Intersections 2019, Ronen Palan will be giving a public lecture on the theme of corporate agency. The event is open to all, free of charge, and will be followed …