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 …

FSN 2022: Conference CFP open

Intersections of finance and society, 2022. City, University of London, 15-16 September. After a two-year hiatus, we are delighted to announce that a 5th edition of the FSN conference will return to London in September this year. The call for papers is now open and can be found here. Events …

New article: Bitcoin and stone money

Bitcoin and stone money: Anglophone use of Yapese economic cultures, 1910-2020. Jo Walton. Finance and Society, EarlyView (2022). Recently parallels have been drawn between Bitcoin and Yapese stone money. This article focuses on Fitzpatrick and McKeon’s (2019) exploration of similarities and differences. The analogy between Bitcoin and Yapese stone money is …

Book launch: Liam Stanley’s Britain Alone, 16 March 2022

Book launch – Britain Alone: How a Decade of Conflict Remade the Nation City, University of London, 16 March 2022. CITYPERC will be hosting a public event to launch Liam Stanley’s new book, Britain Alone: How a Decade of Conflict Remade the Nation (Manchester University Press, 2022). Stanley will be joined …