Research fellowship at EUI, Florence

The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute, Florence, is inviting applications for a research fellowship attached to a funded project on the memory of financial crisis: This project explores the extent to which the memory or absence of memory, of previous financial crises can explain …

New podcast series: Conspiracy games and counter-games

New podcast series about conspiracy games and counter-games. Conspiracy.games. Max Haiven and Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou have launched the second season of their podcast series, The Order of Unmanageable Risks. Episodes and more information on the project available here.   Conspiracy fantasies plague our world, yet our responses to them are woefully …

Lectureship in Sociology at UCL

The Social Research Institute at University College London is inviting applications for a Lecturer in Sociology, including a possible specialism in Economic Sociology. The deadline for applications is 21 June 2021. For more information, see the full announcement here.

Lectureships at City, University of London

The Department of International Politics at City, University of London, is welcoming applications for 6 Lectureships in International Politics, 3 of which are in the field of International Political Economy. Lecturer in International Political Economy (Development) with a focus on any Global South region; East Asia and South East Asia. …

Just published: F&S vol. 7 no. 1

Finance and Society, vol. 7 no. 1 (2021).   The editors of Finance and Society are pleased to announce the publication of volume 7, number 1. The issue includes research articles by Dave Elder-Vass on asset circles, Charalampos Fytros on the financialization of insurance liabilities, Inês Faria on blockchain ecosystems, …

CFP: Critical finance studies online conference, 2021

Critical finance studies online conference 2021. Online conference, 6-8 September. This year the annual Critical Finance Studies conference will again take place online, this time around the theme of ‘Financing a Resilient, Sustainable and Inclusive Global Recovery’. The event is co-organised by the University of Leeds, Tilburg University, and the …

Special issue: ‘The institutional logic of property inflation’

Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, vol. 53 no. 3 (2021). Edited by Lisa Adkins and Martijn Konings. With contributions from Josh Ryan-Collins, Brett Christophers, Rachel Weber, and more. This special issue aims to shed light on the causes and consequences of several decades of property price inflation … …

F&S: Open call for submissions and proposals

Open call for submissions and proposals. Finance and Society, 2021 onward. The editors of Finance and Society have issued an open call for submissions and proposals: Since launching in 2015, Finance and Society has provided a platform for innovative research on finance from across the social sciences and humanities. In …

F&S announce expanded editorial team

The editors of the Finance and Society journal have announced a new, expanded editorial team: As Finance and Society enters a new growth and development phase during 2021-22, we are proud to announce that five new editors are joining the journal: Sandy Hager, Adam Hayes, Emily Rosamond, Leon Wansleben, and …

New book: The Spirit of French Capitalism

The Spirit of French Capitalism: Economic Theology in the Age of Enlightenment. Charly Coleman, Stanford University Press 2021. How did the economy become bound up with faith in infinite wealth creation and obsessive consumption? Drawing on the economic writings of eighteenth-century French theologians, historian Charly Coleman uncovers the surprising influence …