FSN 2022: Programme available

Intersections of finance and society, 2022. City, University of London, 15-16 September. A preliminary programme for this year’s conference is now available here. There are limited places for those not on the programme who may wish to attend. If you would like to join the conference, please register here.   …

New article: Money as a computational machine

Money as a computational machine. Inigo Wilkins and Bogdan Dragos. Finance and Society, EarlyView (2022). This article presents a speculative philosophical account of money as a computational machine. It does so by leveraging a computational and machinic framework, drawing primarily from the work of Philip Mirowski and Jean Cartelier. The argument …

New article: The disruptive impact of fintech

The ‘fintech revolution’ is here! The disruptive impact of fintech on retail financial practices. Gordon Kuo Siong Tan. Finance and Society, EarlyView (2022). Fintech is celebrated for its disruptive and democratizing qualities that dis/reintermediates the finance value chain. Claims of a ‘fintech revolution’ assume that fintech is ‘disruptive’ because of its …

FSN 2022: Final call for papers

Intersections finance and society, 2022. City, University of London, 15-16 September.   The call for papers for this year’s FSN conference will close at the end of the month. Keynote addresses will be delivered by Samuel Chambers (Johns Hopkins University), Marieke de Goede (University of Amsterdam), and Janet Roitman (New …

FSN 2022: Roundtables announced

Intersections of finance and society, 2022. City, University of London, 15-16 September. In addition to our keynotes, we are pleased to announce two roundtables for this year’s conference: Speculative fictions of financial society Susi Geiger, Geraldine Juárez, Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou, Fabian Muniesa Alt-finance: How the City of London bought democracy Marlène …

Just published: F&S vol. 8 no. 1

Finance and Society, vol. 8 no. 1 (2022).   The editors of Finance and Society are pleased to announce the publication of volume 8, number 1. The issue includes research articles by Stefano Sgambati on debt and class struggle, Ronen Palan and Richard Phillips on corporate arbitrage power, and Jo Walton on …

CFP: Democracy and finance, Feb 2023

Democracy and finance: An interdisciplinary conference. Graduate Institute Geneva, 16-17 February 2023. Carlo Edoardo Altamura and Seung Woo Kim are organizing a conference next year on the theme of democracy and finance. The conference, to be held at the Graduate Institute Geneva, wishes to investigate from an interdisciplinary perspective the …

Special issue: The asset economy

Distinktion: Journal of Social Theory, vol. 23 no. 1 (2022). Edited by Lisa Adkins and Martijn Konings. With contributions from the editors, Michelle Chihara, Jane Elliott, Ute Tellmann, Amin Samman and more. From a certain angle, the claim that asset logics are a prominent aspect of our time could be …

FSN 2022: Keynotes announced

Intersections of finance and society, 2022. City, University of London, 15-16 September. We are pleased to announce the keynote addresses for this year’s conference: Money has no value Samuel Chambers, Johns Hopkins University Finance/security infrastructures in historical perspective Marieke de Goede, University of Amsterdam Platform economies: Beyond the North-South divide …

Book launch: Alice Mah’s Plastic Unlimited, 6 May 2022

Book launch – Plastic Unlimited: How Corporations are Fuelling the Ecological Crisis and What We Can Do About It City, University of London, 6 May 2022. CITYPERC will be hosting a public event to launch Alice Mah’s new book, Plastic Unlimited: How Corporations Are Fuelling the Ecological Crisis and What We …